Aged care is one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia due to being an ageing population. This qualification will provide learners with the skills and knowledge to provide person-centred approach 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. Students will learn to assist clients to maximise and maintain independence and build well-being. Training and assessment will ensure learners are able to work legally and ethically with a diverse range of people, within the scope of practice for a support worker, applying a holistic person-centred approach and providing safe healthy support in a direct care environment.
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. 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.
This qualification will equip you with the skill to pursue the following careers:
Aged Care worker
Aged Care activity worker
Special Care workers
PLACEMENT & HOURS
Face-to-Face Delivery: 52 Weeks
Staff could obtain the nationally recognised qualification after they complete the training.
Provide individualised support
Work with diverse people
Communicate and work in health or community services
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Support independence and wellbeing
Recognise healthy body systems
Work legally and ethically
Meet personal support needs
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Provide support to people living with dementia
Implement falls prevention strategies
Comply with infection control policies and procedures
Deliver care services using a palliative approach
Online Course Application
For individual domestic applicants, please click the below button to enrol on your online course. You will be able to access your Online Learner Account after the enrolment is finalised.