120 hours of work placement
Blacktown Campus Sydney NSW
Hobart Campus Hobart TAS
Off-Shore Int Student: $4,200 *
On-Shore Student Visa Holder: $6,000 *
Domestic/Citizen Student: TBA
(+61) 1300 128 199
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.
In class (NSW/QLD/TAS Campuses)
Blended (Virtual Training and In class)
15 core units
Plus 3 elective units
The elective units consist of 2 units from the electives listed
Of the 1 remaining units:
You can replace 1 of the electives with any other 2 subjects (Cert III / Cert IV / Diploma) offered within the school of community services
(Please disregard the information against the asterisks below)
Undergo a mandatory police clearance.
Undergo a manual handling course.
Obtain a Medical Clearance form their Doctor.
Complete the First Aid Course.
International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.
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Planned Activity Assistant
Accommodation Support Worker
Care Service Employee
Community Care Worker
Food Services Deliverer
Disability Service Officer
Community House Worker
Home Care Assistant
Residential Care Worker
Residential Support Worker
Senior Personal Care Assistant
Transport Support Worker
Field Officer (Community Services)
Family Support Worker
School Support Officer (Disability)