Classroom Duration

30 Weeks

Workplace Duration

18 Months

Delivery Mode

Face to Face


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Course Information

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Nationally Recognised Training

Entry Requirements

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet the required standards for Certificate IV level study.

Delivery Options

Classroom Training

Training is conducted in a classroom 2 days per week, from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

*Minimum Numbers Apply*

Workplace Training

Workplace training is available to any student that holds a position within the industry. Our trainers will attend the student’s workplace monthly to deliver, support and guide the student through each unit.

Monthly workplace visits

One-on-one training

Flexible assessment methods

Working hours can be incorporated as placement hours

Employer incentives available to support eligible students
(Australian Apprenticeship option)

Career Opportunities

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Hostel supervisor
  • Assistant hostel supervisor
  • Personal care worker
  • Care supervisor
  • Program coordinator – social programs
  • Care team leader
  • Residential care worker
  • Day activity worker
  • Support worker

Pathways

CHC53415 – Diploma of Leisure and Health

CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services