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. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
There are no pre-requisite entry requirements for this course of study. Students must undergo a Language, Literacy & Numeracy evaluation prior to commencement of studies. Qualifications that may be considered after successful completion include: CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.