Training is delivered to students in their workplace, with additional training sessions every six weeks at SuniTAFE. This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters. At least 120 hours of on the job work experience must be completed.
Personal care worker coordinator, team leader, support worker, service coordinator, day activity worker.
Students can pathway into courses such as the Diploma of Nursing.
Flexible and workplace delivery
Applicants must be currently employed in the Aged care or Home and Community care sector with a Certificate III in Ageing qualification. Applicants are to attend an interview and pre training review and complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test to determine the suitability of the course. Applicants must be 18 years of age, obtain a Police Clearance Certificate, and Working with Children Check (if completing placement in home and community care) and must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||100||$40.00|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||50||$40.00|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people||80||$40.00|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk||80||$40.00|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia||50||$40.00|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||120||$40.00|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs||60||$40.00|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing||80||$40.00|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families||70||$40.00|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||40||$40.00|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||80||$40.00|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach||60||$40.00|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||80||$40.00|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||70||$40.00|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||25||$40.00|
|CHCAGE002||Implement falls prevention strategies||40||$40.00|
|CHCCCS021||Respond to suspected abuse||60||$40.00|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships||55||$40.00|
|CHCDIS004||Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies||60||$40.00|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability||100||$40.00|
|CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion||60||$40.00|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach||50||$40.00|
|CHCDIS010||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs||90||$40.00|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||25||$40.00|
|HLTHPS006||Assist clients with medication||80||$40.00|
|RPL Government Subsidised||$2,462|
|2019 Ongoing Enrolment||Mildura Campus||Full Time, Part Time, Full Year, Trainee|
|2020 Ongoing Enrolment||Mildura Campus||Part Time, Flexible/Online, Full Year, Individual monthly study sessions|