Aged Care

Individual Support - Ageing Skill Set

CHCSS00097

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for providing person centred support to older people in various settings. 
You will learn how;
  • A support worker can help facilitate an older person to achieve their goals and aspirations.
  • To understand what dementia is.
  • Best to provide the extra support needed.
  • To provide personal support such as showering, feeding and toileting.
  • To provide support to clients to meet their daily needs and more.

Statement of Attainment in Individual Support (Infection Prevention/Control and Safe Work Practices for Direct Client Care)

SG00007010

This skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support for basic client care for a range of roles and purposes required within the aged care and disability support sectors. The support provided in client care will be predominantly non-direct, with some basic direct client care, to maintain the safety of both the learner and client in care.

Certificate II in Community Services

CHC22015

This qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community services workers who provide a first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their immediate needs. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support 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.

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.