About this course
This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualized service planning and delivery.
Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organization and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.
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/CHC43015
- International students must be at least 18 years of age
- International students must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 11
- 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.
*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
Total Units 18 Core Units 15 Elective Units 3
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||Core|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||Core|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people||Core|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk||Core|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia||Core|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||Core|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs||Core|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing||Core|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||Core|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach||Core|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||Core|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||Core|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||Core|
|CHCAGE002||Implement falls prevention strategies||Elective|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||Elective|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support||Elective|
To achieve, this qualification students must complete at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Work placements provide students with the opportunity to apply the theory and skills they learned while studying in a professional workplace. For more information on work placement, including or support services; please feel free to contact Brighton College.
Students must undergo police clearance and required vaccination/immunisations before the placement which will be at the student’s own cost.
Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in Community services industry. Such roles includes:
- Disability support worker
- Volunteer coordinator
- Care service team leader
- Aged care worker