This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.
Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placements.
Suitable for a professional role as:
Units of study
18 units are required for award of this qualification including 15 core units and 3 elective units in accordance with the packaging rules specified in the CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0.
|CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk|
|CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs|
|CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCDIV003 Manage and promote diversity|
|HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
Completed Year 12 or equivalent
IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Observations, Group Work, Assignments, Projects, Presentations etc.