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, Field Officer, Disability Service Officer (In some jurisdiction), 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 below:
NB: enter course code CHC30212.
Successful completion of Year 10 or equivalent.
|Course Code||Core Units of Competence|
|CHCAC317A||Support older people to maintain their independence|
|CHCAC318B||Work effectively with older people|
|CHCAC319A||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCS411C||Work effectively in the community sector|
|CHCICS301B||Provide support to meet personal care needs|
|CHCICS302B||Participate in the implementation of individualised plans|
|CHCICS303A||Support individual health and emotional well being|
|CHCWHS312A||Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work|
|CHCPA301B||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|HLTAP301B||Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context|
|Course Code||Elective Units of Competence|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co workers|
|CHCCS305C||Assist clients with medication|
|CHCINF408C||Comply with information requirements of the aged care & community care sectors|
|HLTFA311A||Apply First Aid|