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.
There are no pre-requisites to enter this training program. However, Arizona College has set entry requirements for prospective students according to the following criteria:
* ACSF Level 3 is equivalent to completion of senior secondary school studies.
This course is scheduled to be completed in up to 42 weeks, depending on the learner’s relevant skills, knowledge and experience.
Face to Face/Online classes with structured independent learning
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Pre-r||Nominal Hours||WP||Outcome|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support||30||RPL|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing||80||120||RPL|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||30||RPL|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||40||RPL|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||55||RPL|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||70||RPL|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||25||RPL|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||50||RPL|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia||65||C|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs.||60||RPL|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures||25||RPL|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families||70||RPL|
|CHCHCS001||Provide home and community support services||50||C|
|Other possible gap training units:|
|CHCAGE001 (must be combined with CHCAGE005)|