CRICOS CODE: 113859J
This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged care services, either in residential, home-based, or community-based environments. The course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to provide effective support and care for the elderly population. Students will gain a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with ageing and will be prepared for rewarding careers in the field of eldercare.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Graduates may pursue further studies in CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support (Release 2), CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (Release 2), CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health (Release 2) to enhance their career prospects within the sector.
Qualification Package Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
SITS College has its own following admission requirement
SITS College’s policies seek to remove barriers within the learning and assessment processes, and to place individuals with specific needs into an appropriate course.
SITS College is responsible for obtaining enrolment details in full (as outlined on the Enrolment Application Form) and to ensure that information pertaining to individual learning requirements is provided to participants prior to enrolment. A Pre-Training Review will be done during the application process in accordance with the applicant’s provided information. This review relates to each learner’s previous education, training and work experience. This review is conducted to determine if there is a need to recognise existing competencies through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and / or Credit for prior studies.
Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer approval will shorten the length of the course. Please refer to Pre-Training Review Policy and Procedure.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN Test):
Applicants will need to undertake LLN test and demonstrate the required ACSF level for this qualification to gain entry into this qualification. It will be conducted at the same time as the pre-training review.
If the applicant cannot complete the LLN test satisfactorily, they will be provided with support, (within the scope of SITS College). If the support required for the applicant does not fall within the scope of SITS College, the applicant will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with some other institute at additional cost. SITS College will not charge any referral fees.
SITS College Admission requirements
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCDIS010||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs|