Essentials in Aged Care Roles
**This training is subsidised by the NSW Government to eligible students, based on eligibility
Essentials in Aged Care Roles Short Course
Why study this course?
Aged care is one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia due to being an ageing population. This course is designed for people who want to enter the industry as a support workers to undertake specialised tasks and functions in residential, home or community based ageing services environments.
The selected units describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide essential entry level support in a
manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach.
The units of study applies to both existing workers and new entrants that wish to transition into support worker roles in residential or community contexts.
Work performed requires a range of well developed, person-centred skills where some discretion and judgement is required and workers will take responsibility for their own outputs.
What will you learn?
You'll get to learn all aspects of a carer's role including following an individualised plan to undertake daily personal care tasks to ensure the well-being of older people including following safe work practices and complying with infection control prevention.
Who is this course for?
This course is for:
- This course is designed for people in the community and/or residential setting who provide
individualised support to people who need support due to ageing, disability and other reasons and;
- seeking an introductory, entry level understanding of these priority skill sets providing
immediate support role opportunities.
- This course responds to an industry need as a result of the Bushfire Recovery and COVID-19 Pandemic industry demands for entry level workers.
After achieving this statement of attainment, you can undertake:
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Provide individualised support
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Potential Career Outcomes
- Assistant in Nursing (AIN)
- Personal Care Assistant
- Program Coordinator/
- Care Supervisor
- Care Team Leader
What is Work Placement?
Work Placement is a structured workplace learning program that enables you to complete your practical tasks and prepares you for the workforce.
Anyone who isn't already working in a job role related to the qualification within the industry will need to do work placement.
Minimum required hours
This course includes a minimum of 10 hours in a suitable workplace to complete practical tasks.
Learn More: Work Placement
Discounts, Funding & Payment Plans
Government Funding Eligibility for short courses*
You may be eligible for a government Smart and Skilled subsidy if you fulfil specific criteria, allowing you to enrol in a government-subsidised course with an approved Smart and Skilled training provider. To be eligible, you must fulfil the following four conditions:
- You are an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
- 16 years old or over
- No longer at school
- Living or working in NSW
*Currently, Smart & Skilled Government funding is available for Part Qualifications however this funding is targeted in consultation with industry providers. A funding application will need to be submitted and approved based on needs and employability requirements.
Learn More: Smart & Skilled - Are you eligible?
Course Fee Discounts*
If you pay your course fee in full, upfront, you are entitled to a 5% Discount.
You'll receive a 5% discount off the full course fee if you enrol in a full qualification with us.
Fee Payment Plans*
We offer flexible weekly or fortnightly payment plans, interest free direct debits.
Learn More: Download Course Guide*
Deciding to enrol into a course and commit to studying, whether you're in your 20s, 30s or 40s plus, is a big and a brave step forward.
Our friendly Course Advisors are happy to help with your course selection, answer any government funding eligibility questions.
We are here to help you GET STARTED and GAIN YOUR QUALIFICATION!
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|CHC43415P - Essentials in Aged Care Roles - FFS ilearn||23/08/2021||31/12/2026||$0.00|
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