This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community services and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.
Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.
|Duration||26 weeks including holidays & 120 hours
of work placement
This qualification consists of 14 units of competency that is made up of 11 core units and 3 elective units.
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCDIS002||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCDIS005||Develop and provide person-centred service responses|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach|
|CHCDIS010||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|HLTAID011||Provide First Aid|
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.