Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a minimum duration of 7 months, including 120 hours of work placement in a community, home or residential care setting.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate III

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing.

Qualification Detail

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 15 units comprising of nine (9) core units and six (6) elective units.

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, NDIS Workers Screening Card, COVID and Current Season FLU Shot.

Units in this Qualification

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support Core
CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing Core
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support Core
CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care Elective
CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia Elective
CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach Elective
CHCAGE007 Recognise and report risks of falls Elective
CHCCCS017 Provide grief and loss support Elective
CHCCCS033 Identify and report abuse Elective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Community & Residential Care Worker
  2. Community Access Coordinator
  3. In Home Respite Worker
  4. Transport Support Worker


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