This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.
52 weeks including holidays
(46 weeks of study and 6 weeks of holidays)
There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
Student requires White Card at the time of enrolment.
You will be able to work in entry-level jobs in a range of contexts such as:
Example job titles include:
What could you study next?
Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding(Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!
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This course has 17 units of competency:
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships||Core|
|CHCAOD001||Work in an alcohol and other drugs context||Core|
|CHCAOD004||Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues||Core|
|CHCAOD006||Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues||Core|
|CHCAOD009||Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans||Core|
|CHCCCS004||Assess co-existing needs||Core|
|CHCCCS014||Provide brief interventions||Core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues||Core|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships||core|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients||Elective|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||Elective|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability||Elective|
|CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion||Elective|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Elective|