Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a duration of 6 months, including 120 hours of work placement in community and/or residential facilities.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate III

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered as either face-to-face, classroom-based, or digital technology depending on location.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised 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.

Qualification Detail

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 13 units comprising of seven (7) core units and six (6) elective units.

For a full list of units, please download the course guide here.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although applicants will need to undertake an LLN assessment. Students are required to complete a Practical Placement which requires a police check and an NDIS screening.

Units in this Qualification

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCCS015 Provide individualised support Core Core
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being Core
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people Elective
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Elective
CHCCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Elective
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families Elective
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services Elective
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Elective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Personal Carer
  2. Support Worker
  3. Home and Community Care Worker
  4. Respite Worker


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Individuals and or employers may be eligible for Government funding. ASH will be able to discuss with you the different funding available and cost of training.
The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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