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What will I learn?

Do you enjoy supporting people and making a difference in people’s lives? Then this course is for you. This qualification reflects the role of support workers in the community and/or residential setting following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Employment Opportunities

The community services and health industries is the fastest growing workforce sector, experiencing the greatest need for employees, with 24% of workforce growth in 2012, increasing at a rate of 3% each year or 170,000 jobs. As an individual support worker you are employed in a job where you can empower individuals in your own community. This role is a rewarding job and a great way to give back to your community by making a difference in people’s everyday lives.

What does this mean for you?

Real opportunities for you – So get qualified with SGSCC International and kick start your rewarding and challenging career today.
This qualification may provide an appropriate pathway into higher level qualifications, such as those in aged care, mental health, disability and home and community care.

What will you learn?

  • The roles and responsibilities of a Care worker
  • The principles of Person Centred Care
  • To provide personal care and support to people
  • To support people in maintaining their independence
  • To identify healthy body systems
  • To carry out activities related to an individualised plan
  • To assist with medication
  • To support people living with dementia
  • The principles of identifying and maintaining a healthy body system
  • The key elements of safety in the workplace
  • To provide care during the palliative process

Rewarding and fulfilling career options include:

  • Working within a Residential Aged Care Facility
  • Being a Home and Community Provider
  • Being part of a Voluntary Organisation that offers care

With further study, become a:

  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor
  • Manager

Work Placement

This course requires work placement which will be organised by SGSCC. Work placement (unpaid) is a compulsory component of the course where you will be assessed in the workplace.
120 hours.

CRICOS

089302F

Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$6,500.00 (US$ 4,518) per year
Material Fee: AUD $500; Application Fee ($AUD): AUD $200

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 July 2022, 10 October 2022

Venue

St George and Sutherland Community College

127-129 Sutherland Road,

JANNALI,

New South Wales,

2226, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Upper intermediate level of English (IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent)

All students must undertake the following:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal Record Check.

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

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About St George and Sutherland Community College

At SGSCC, students join a community that offers flexible study options and real world experience, in the heart of thriving, multicultural Sydney.

  • A leading Australian community college
  • Maximises potential of international students in Australia
  • Based only 25km from Sydney’s CBD
  • Offers students nationally recognised qualifications

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