A nationally recognised qualification which will see you gain the skills required to work in a rewarding career, as an aged care worker. The aged care industry is expanding and jobs are in high demand. Experience great job satisfaction as you support elderly people to maintain independence and achieve their personal goals in a residential setting.
A nationally recognised qualification for gaining employment in a rewarding career as a support worker in a care environment.
This qualification reflects the role of support workers in the community and/or residential setting following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require assistance due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical, and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
This course is delivered face-to-face by our college’s highly skilled, professional, current, and industry-experienced trainer and assessors. Our college provides a simulated learning environment for building the foundation and preparation for attendance at the mandatory workplace component of this qualification.
Fee-Free* This program is fully funded by the NSW Government under the Job Trainer initiative for eligible students. This also includes eligible students that may currently be employed. Job Trainer is an Australian Government Initiative.
There are no pre-requisite educational requirements for enrolment in this course.
Current clear police check for working with vulnerable people in aged or disability services.
Evidence of receiving the current flu and COVID vaccinations. Note: no residential aged care workplace will accept a student for placement who is not up to date with the current legislated vaccinations and supplied evidence of same.
A 10-digit Unique Student Identifier (USI). Everyone who completes accredited training in Australia must hold a USI. If you do not currently hold a USI you will need to obtain one from https://www.usi.gov.au/your-usi/create-usi prior to enrolling.
Complete a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment task. (A link to the LLN Robot is supplied by the college at enrolment.) The LLN Robot provides a report on the individual candidate’s results including a training support program and, where applicable, a supplemental workbook with a series of self-paced activities is generated for the learner to complete prior to the course commencing. A copy of this report and the supplemental workbook is supplied to the candidate by the college.
Attend training during school holidays in preparation for working in the care environment which operates 24/7.
Availability to attend the 120-hour mandatory work placement component for this qualification working to the support service provider shift times, for example, 0630hr – 1530hr.
Understanding that you must abide by Camden Haven Community College Code of Conduct and other relevant policies.