CHCSS00097 Individual Support Ageing Skill Set

About this course

Nationally Recognised Training

This skill set provides the additional skills and knowledge you need to provide person centred support to older people with more complex requirements.

Is this course right for you?

This short course is for people working in care and support roles in the community services sector who wish to develop specific aging support skills.

Students may benefit from the Higher Level Skills Program funding available for this course.

Course delivery

Each unit will require students to attend 2 x 3 hour in-person workshops.

Requirements

Students must:

  • be an Existing Worker in the Community Services and Health industry, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants. 
  • be a Queensland resident
  • be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency
  • not hold, or be enrolled in, a certificate IV level or higher qualification (not including qualifications completed at school and foundations skills training).

Additional student eligibility requirements may be published on www.training.gov.au.

Subjects

This Skill Set consists of three units:

Core

CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011
Meet personal support needs

Assessments

Assessments are conducted online and during workshops.
Students will need access to a computer with an internet connection.

Credit Transfers are accepted for these skill sets. Please contact us to discuss your credit transfer eligibility.

 

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