About this course

Entry Requirements

USI (Unique Student Identifier) Number; AQF level 4 foundation skills are essential; there are no prerequisites or mandatory entry requirements, allowing flexible entry points.

Course

Course Entry Requirements
  • Completion of Year 10  OR
  • Mature age entry applicable
  • L : Reading and writing skills
  • L : Oral communication skills
  • N : Numeracy and mathematics skills
Learning Outcomes
  • Basic understanding of the operations of an Aged Care facility
  • Provide personal care
  • First Aid Certificate.
Employment Opportunities To enable students who have successfully completed the course to work in the following areas:
  • Accommodation support worker
  • Assistant hostel supervisor
  • Care supervisor
  • Care Team Leader
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Support Worker (Community Services)
Work Placement To gain this qualification, the candidate must complete a minimum of 180 hours’ work placement within an Aged Care facility is compulsory for this qualification.National Police Check will be required.Work Experience Insurance will be provided by REACH for Training

Core Units

Unit code
(Core - all units required)

Competency Name

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 well being

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

Elective Units

Elective Units
(Elective - optional units)

Competency Name

CHCAGE002

Implement falls prevention strategies

CHCPAL002

Plan for and provide care services using a palliative approach

CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

Career Pathway