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. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency description.
|Duration||52 weeks including holidays and 120 hours of work placement|
All students undertaking this qualification are required to undertake work placement as part of this qualification. Work placement provides the student the opportunity to put into practice the skills learning in the classroom. Prior to undertaking work placement all student must undertake a Working with Children’s Check and must have this in place at the commencement of work placement.
Students may also be required to undertake a National Police check depending upon the organisation’s individual requirements where they are undertaking the work placement. Additional information on work placement and work placement requirements are outlined at student orientation.
Immunization Form, National Police Check (less then 12 months old), Working with Children
|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|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTHPS006||Assists clients with medication as this is major thing employers look for when they hire Cert IV level staff|
|CHCDIS004||Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies|
Possible career opportunities relevant to this qualification include:
This qualification provides a pathway for students to continue their studies and enhance their skills through CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services