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What will I learn?

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

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.

Duration

– Days: 2 days a week (Wednesday / Friday for the next intake)
– Total units: 14 units (7 core units + 3 Units Group A + 4 Units Group B)
– Duration: 26 weeks / 6.5 months (2 weeks for one unit) without study break
– Enrol and intake: every two weeks
– Class time: Daytime 9:00- 3:00 pm
– Work placement: 120 hours
– Work placement venue: college will assist

Pathway:

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diverse range of community and/or residential setting including people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other circumstances.

Students completing this course are eligible to commence CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Food Services Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker

Core Unit

CHCCCS015 Provide individualized support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective units – Group A Ageing

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Elective units – Group B Disability

CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

CRICOS

094069A

Study options

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
AUD $10,950 for the entire course; Resource Fee and Additional Items: AUD $850
Start date

To suit the client/individual

Venue

Mandurah College

Endeavour Centre,

Unit 7, Peel Street,

MANDURAH,

Western Australia,

6210, MANDURAH, Australia

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
AUD $10,950 for the entire course; Resource Fee and Additional Items: AUD $850
Start date

To suit the client/individual

Venue

DNA Kingston Training

63 Abernethy Road,

BELMONT,

Western Australia,

6104, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.

DNA Kingston Training assist students with packaging English training if required.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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