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CHCSS00114

Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

Introduction

Care with confidence. Gain the core skills and knowledge you need to empower yourself and provide your clients or loved ones with a safe level of care.

Care giving is a profoundly rewarding vocation, not just a job or a duty. If you want to equip yourself for a career in this diverse and growing sector, or you want to make sure you’re doing the right thing by a family member, this course is the ideal start point.

The principal career opportunities stemming from this course are in disability and other professional care settings.

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Community

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Overview

Australia’s population is ageing and diversifying, and with this comes demand for carers to work with vulnerable individuals across multiple communities; or even with loved ones.

Whether for work or family reasons, this course is your introduction to the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and give basic care to people living with disability.

This qualification is aimed at a level where client care will be predominantly non-direct, with some basic direct care, thus providing for the safety of both you and the people you care for.

Job Roles

This skill set is for individuals who use introductory care practices to support fully qualified carers within an aged care or disability support environment. Candidates who complete this skill set would be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to undertake job tasks to support fully qualified carers, such as making beds, providing assistance to maintain a clean environment and communicating with carers as part of the support service.

Delivery Mode

  • Blended
  • Full time – upto 1 month
  • Part time – upto 2 months

Students complete the theory portion of the course in online mode and then come to the classroom for the practical component and skills assessment.

Assessment

Assessment may consist of

  • written answers to questions
  • role plays
  • project
  • holistic assessment
  • recognition of prior learning

Evidence may be

  • written
  • audio recordings
  • video recordings
  • observation
  • Zoom recording
  • interview
  • documents

Entry requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

All students will engage in a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) activity to evaluate potential support requirements. Students who are funded are required to complete an alternative and similar activity.

Units

Course consists of 3 units. Assessment activities will include holistic assessment activities.

CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Fees

Fees vary due to government funding options available for some courses. Please contact us to confirm course fees.
Options may include:
  • Fee for Service
  • Concession
  • SkillingSA
  • Smart and Skilled
  • JobTrainer

Why this course

Useful everywhere

The skills you’ll learn in hospitality are highly transferable and can support you while you are studying or travelling.

Continued growth

No matter how the worldwide economy is doing, the growth trend of the hospitality industry will not slow down.

All about diversity

Enrich your skills, experiences, & knowledge about other countries and cultures by meeting many different people in hospitality.

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Week 1

6
Beginners level

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1 Audio
1 Reading
10 minutes
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8 minutes
Graded: MasterClass Technology
3 questions

Week 2

5
Beginners level

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2 Videos
2 Readings
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10 minutes
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8 minutes
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8 minutes
8 minutes
Graded: MasterClass Technology
3 questions
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