The certificate is delivered over 26 weeks / 6 months or 52 weeks/12 months face to face which includes 13 units of study and 120 hours work placement component. Work placements will be pre-arranged with approved care facility partners and arrangements will be supported by the college.
The face to face training component has been designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to become a carer in the community and/or residential setting and to follow an individualised plan which is tailored to provide person-centred support to persons needing this support.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It’s preferred that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate prior to commencing work.
|Course Code||Course Name|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|Course Code||Course Name|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
Upon completion of this course, students may further their studies with either CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.
Suitable Career outcomes may include:
Traineeship Eligibility: You must already be employed to enrol as a trainee with Educare College. Speak to your employer about choosing Educare College as your Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).
Cost: Eligible apprentices and trainees that meet the Queensland state funding requirements will be charged a set fee per nominal hour. These fees are calculated at a regulated rate of $1.60 per nominal hour. See here.
Concession rates apply for students who hold a current Health Care Card or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
Non-funded trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. These will be confirmed prior to the commencement of training.
Information regarding costs will be outlined on the agreed training plan, which will be provided to the employer and apprentice or trainee at time of induction.
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