Overview

This qualification focuses on the role of an assistant in nursing or similar roles who provide person- centred care involving specialised tasks and functions in aged services.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement.

  • Successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher.

  • Minimum IELTS score of  6.0 or equivalent.

Computer Requirements

You will need to ensure they can connect to the internet and have the capability to use our online learning system that meets the minimum technical requirements, which are:

  • Access to a laptop/computer is preferred.

  • An operating system supporting the following browsers (current version and up to three most recent versions): Chrome, Firefox, Safari (excluding Safari on Windows), and Microsoft Edge.

  • For Windows: Windows 10, 4 Gb RAM installed (minimum).

  • For MAC: Mac OS X 10.13 or above.

  • Access to Word processing software, such as Microsoft Word.

  • Reliable internet connection.

  • Should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Career Insights

Possible job titles include:

  • Home care support worker.
  • Community care worker.
  • Home care planner.
  • Direct care worker.
  • Aged care worker.

Delivery

Training is currently delivered blended which includes online learning and face-to-face classroom delivery.

Assessments

Written activities assessment/ knowledge questions, assignment.

Course Credit

Course Credit is the value assigned for the recognition of equivalence in content and learning outcomes between different types of learning and/or qualifications. Course Credit reduces the amount of learning required to achieve a qualification and may be through Credit Transfer (CT) and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Students may apply for RPL or Credit transfers for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.

Course Structure

Core Units
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE003 – Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing
Elective Units
BSBMGT401Show leadership in the workplace
BSBLDR402Lead effective workplace relationships
HLTHPS006Assist clients with medication
Work placement and submission of Logbook

Work Placement

Students must complete 120 Hours of work placement during their studies. Students will be given the option to select their workplace provided the workplace meets the institute’s requirements. The Institute will arrange the workplace for all other students to complete their WBT, It is expected that the students should do 15 hours of work placement every week during Term 3 and Term 4 over 20 weeks and above their 20 hours of regular scheduled classes.

Fees and Intake Dates

For fees and intake dates, please click here for more information.

CRICOS: 03173K
Campus: Sydney and Cairns
Duration: 52 weeks (4 terms)
Student: International

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