Individual Support - Ageing Skill Set (CHCSS00097)

This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services sector who wish to develop skills in providing person centred support to older people. If you currently hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or a related field, then this skill set is an opportunity to upgrade your career.

Core Units

  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach. This unit applies to support workers in residential or community contexts.

  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred care and support to people living with dementia. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan. This unit applies to workers in a residential or community context, including family homes. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living. This unit applies to workers who provide support to people according to an established individualised plan in any community services context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Delivery & What You Will Get

  • Online learning including theory, simulated and practical assessment
  • Self-paced learning with workbooks including theory, simulated and practical assessment
  • Scheduled structured workshops available to book in depending on student numbers
  • Available to start throughout the year
  • Dedicated trainers with industry experience who are passionate about the industry
  • Access to trainer via Email, Phone and in person
  • Professionally presented reference materials to assist students in developing their knowledge of the units
  • More career opportunities and up-skilling and productivity gains
  • Nationally recognised qualification upon successful completion of the course
  • This skill set contains practical elements that need to be completed in the workplace.

Skill Set Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field

or

  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process.

Course Requirements

  • Be able to read and write basic English
  • Complete a language, literacy & numeracy assessment (LLN)
  • Minimum 18 years of age (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Provide two forms of identification