This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans. These workers carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care setting carrying out activities related to an individualised plan and report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.
Occupational Titles May Include:
Accommodation support worker, Assistant in nursing, Care assistant, Care service employees, Care worker, Community care worker, Community support worker, Community house worker, Home care assistant, In-home respite worker, Nursing assistant, Personal care assistant, Personal care giver, Personal care worker and Support worker.
A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from: http://employabilityskills.training.com.au/
NB: enter course code CHC30312.
|Course Code||Core Units of Competence|
|CHCAC318B||Work effectively with older people|
|CHCAC319A||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCS411C||Work effectively in the community sector|
|CHCDIS301C||Work effectively with people with a disability|
|CHCHC311C||Work effectively in home and community care|
|CHCICS301B||Provide support to meet personal care needs|
|CHCICS302B||Participate in the implementation of individualised plans|
|CHCICS304B||Work effectively with carers|
|CHCWHS312A||Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work|
|Course Code||Elective Units of Competence|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|CHCICS303A||Support individual health and emotional well being|
|CHCAC317A||Support older people to maintain their independence|
|CHCCS400C||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework|
|CHCINF408C||Comply with information requirements of the aged care and community care sectors|