About this course
This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered 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.
The latest release of the qualification can be found at: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC33015
January, April, July, October
International students must be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.
These students must also have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
International Students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:
- the student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
- the student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.
- the student has successfully completed an English Placement Test.
- the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
- the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.
Total Units 13 Core Units 7 Elective Units 6
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualized support||Core|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing||Core|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core|
|HLTAAP001||Recognize healthy body systems||Core|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||Core|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||Elective|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs||Elective|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia||Elective|
|CHCAGE002||Implement falls prevention strategies||Elective|
|BSBCUS301||Deliver and monitor a service to customers||Elective|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families||Elective|
Students who complete this course may be able to seek potential employment in community service industry. Such roles includes:
- Direct support worker in aged care
- Home and community care