This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a range of community settings and peoples’ homes, who provide support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work according to and may contribute to an individualised plan, and work without direct supervision. They may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
After completing this qualification, individuals may undertake further studies in CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services.
Job titles may include:
The mode of study includes:
Note: The work placement will be organised by the College at the approved disability support care facilities where the College has an agreement with.
Assessment methods include written tests, case studies, projects, logbooks and observations.
A learner may be to apply for RPL if they have gained competency from work, other programs, courses, life experience or training provided at work that is relevant to the course. The College recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations.
Before commencing work placement, learners are required to provide:
Applicants must be physically capable of doing general lifting and be prepared to be on their feet for long stretches of time.
|CHCCCS044||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports||CORE UNIT|
|CHCDIS017||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion||CORE UNIT|
|CHCDIS018||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a personcentred approach||CORE UNIT|
|CHCDIS019||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs||CORE UNIT|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||CORE UNIT|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues||CORE UNIT|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety||CORE UNIT|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||ELECTIVE UNIT|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support||ELECTIVE UNIT|
*Elective units have been selected by the College in consultation with industry experts.
|Training Product Status||Current|
|Training Product Release Date||23 November 2022|