Currently our enrolment intake is closed. If you are seeking to study in the aged care sector, we recommend visiting the Queensland Skills Gateway website.
Advance an aged care career and get qualified to take on specialised tasks in residential, home or community-based care environments.
This qualification reflects the role of support workers who provide personalised care to clients. Learners will work within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.
Learners may also be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others.
This course is suited for individuals working in aged care who are ready for more responsibilities and want to take their career to the next level.
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
ELECTIVE UNITS (SELECT 3)
BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medications
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
- To commence this program, your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for ACSF LEVEL 2.
- You need to provide a current national Police Check or you must provide evidence that you have applied for a police check in your respective state as soon as possible.
- Students must be currently employed in a direct client care role
within the aged care industry.
- Evidence of flu and COVID-19 vaccination is required to undertake practical placement in an aged care setting. For more information, check with your state health department website.
This course is delivered via correspondence over approximately a 12 month period to existing workers in the aged care sector.
This is a paper-based method where you can study from within Queensland. The learning material will be mailed out to you and you will be able to contact your trainer through email, phone or Skype.
A minimum of 120 working hours must be logged in a community care services organisation.
Possible career pathways you may like to consider upon completion:
- Care supervisor
- Program coordinator – social programs
- Care team leader
- Hostel supervisor
- Residential care worker