Course Overview

Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a minimum duration of 6 -12 months, including 120 hours of work placement in an aged care facility.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate III

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

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.

Qualification Detail

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 13 units comprising of seven (7) core units and six (6) elective units.

For a full list of units, please download the course guide here

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants need minimal level of skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are required to complete a Practical Placement which requires a police check.

Units in this Qualification

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
CHCCS015Provide individualised support Core
CHCCCS023Support independence and well beingCore
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsCore
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleElective
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaElective
CHCCCCS011Meet personal support needsElective
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesElective
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Elective
CHCDIS003Support community participation and social inclusion Elective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Accommodation Support Worker
  2. Personal Care Giver
  3. Respite Care Worker


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The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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