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CHC43015

CRICOS Code:

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.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Employment pathways:

Graduates may find employment as a:  

  • Care Team Leader in Aged Care 
  • Senior Community Care Worker 
  • Assistant Aged Care Coordinator 
  • Personal Care Worker 

 *It is not, however, intended to indicate that an individual will gain immediate employment on completion of this qualification. 

Pathways from the qualification:

Learners who successfully complete this qualification may progress into further studies such as: 

  • CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services  

Other similar or equivalent qualifications as above or other relevant qualifications.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This qualification does not have mandatory entry requirements at the time of publication on training.gov.au. However, the RTO requires candidates to meet its admission requirements prior to enrolling into this qualification.

RTO’s admission requirements:

 

 

Domestic Students

 

  • Minimum age of 18 years and above 
  • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher 
  • Have physical attributes suitable for placement in the community service industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment and clients.  

 Additionally, the learner is required to: 

  • Complete the Pre-Training Review which aims to identify training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the courses to learner and relevant experience. 
  • Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test  

If the learner has done the Pre-Training Review and LLN assessment previously at Menzies Institute of Technology for a previous qualification in the same stream enrolment, then it is not required.  

The learner must also provide prior to commencement of Work Placement allocation for the following: 

  • Provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP) / NCC.  
  • Provide a Working with Children Check. 

International Students

 

  • Minimum age of 18 years and above 
  • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher 
  • Have physical attributes suitable for placement in the community service industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment and clients.  

English Language Requirements  

  1.  
IELTS (General or Academic) overall PTE Academic TOEFL PB TOEFL IBT CAE Scale  ELICOS (General English) 
5.5 46 506 62 162 n/a 
5.0 38 478 51 154 + 15 weeks  
4.5 30 450 40 146 + 30 weeks 

Note: Results older than two years are not acceptable (for offshore applicants) 

OR 

  1. Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

OR 

  1. Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a Certificate III or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework. 

OR 

  1. Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS or equivalent score must undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test. For further information on student visa assessment levels visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at www.homeaffairs.gov.au. 

 Additionally, the learner is required to: 

Onshore International Students 

  • Complete the Pre-Training Review which aims to identify training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the courses to learner and relevant experience. 

 Offshore International Students 

  • Complete the Pre-Training Review which aims to identify training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the courses to learner and relevant experience. This will be conducted either via video call (e.g. Skype) or phone call to the prospective learner. 

 If the learner has done the Pre-Training Review and LLN assessment previously at Menzies Institute of Technology for a previous qualification in the same stream enrolment then it is not required.  

 The learner must also provide prior to commencement of Work Placement allocation for the following: 

  • Provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP) / NCC.  
  • Provide a Working with Children Check
Other Conditions
  • Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course  
  • Students required to invest approximately 15 hours a week of self-directed learning to complete self-study and assessments during the training weeks and does not include term breaks and work placement.

Learning & Physical Resources  (students must provide)

  • General stationery for study (e.g. pens, notebooks)
  • Computer or tablets, stable internet and MS office.

Course Duration:

  • 36 weeks of delivery is inclusive of 3 weeks holiday breaks and 120 hours of work placement.
  • Classroom sessions of 20 hours per week.
  • If a student is unable to find appropriate work placement, MIT will assist in finding the work placements.

Units of Competency:

Unit Code

Unit Title

Core (C)  Elective (E)

CHCADV001

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

C

CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleC
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older peopleC
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at riskC
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaC
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and deliveryC
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needsC
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeingC
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesC
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleC
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceC
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approachC
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnershipsC
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsC
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careC
CHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategiesE
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programsE
CHCHCS001Provide home and community support servicesE
   

*Credit transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and self-assessment.work

  • Questions and Answers
  • Case Studies
  • Project
  • Practical Demonstration
  • Report
*Some assessment tasks need to be completed outside the classroom environment especially theory assessments.

This qualification is delivered:

  • Classroom Blended including classroom sessions, self-study, work placement and assessments at home and simulated workplace environment.

 Level 4, 355 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 

This course will only be delivered and assessed in Victoria and not offered for interstate students.

Domestic Students

International Students

 $6,500

$ 6,500

Please click here for more details on course fee

Please contact Menzies for further information.

– Prospective learner previews information about course and the Institute. Information sources include but not limited to online, print, seminar/exhibition & marketing event.

– Prospective learner makes an enquiry to the Institute. Prospective learners may make the inquiry using online methods (website, Facebook, email), by phone or walk-in to the Institute.

– Discuss with Marketing and Admissions Staff about the training product.

Provide all information and documentation as required. The prospective learner is required to complete Pre-Training Review Form. Sit for the pre training interview to determine the suitability to the training product. Offshore students will participate to the interview via (video conferencing or teleconferencing)  

Prospective leaner completes the Student Application Form and sign Privacy Notice and Student Declaration – which is the formal application endorsement.

Click on Apply Now.

Once the applicant is accepted, the Letter Of Offer will be issued.

Sign and accept the Letter of Offer (LOO) which is the final stage for the applicant to understand and agree to all terms and conditions of the LOO. Then make payment as outlined in the LOO and arrange the initial payment required to confirm enrollment.

Receive Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) by the student and also provide information regarding orientation day.
*For Offshore International student only-
 Apply for Student Visa – Apply for Student Visa with the COE. For more information please visit https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au
 Book Flights and Arrange Accommodation -Book your flights to Melbourne and arrange accommodation for the duration of your study. If airport pickup is required, confirm arrangements with the Institute.
 Departure & Arrival -Ensure you have packed all necessary belongings. Ensure your airport pickup and accommodation arrangements are finalised. Bring copies of your enrolment, and accommodation arrangements.

The applicant will be sent an email to complete the mandatory Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test. (This step can be completed before or after the Orientation but must be done before the commencement of training)

Attend Orientation Session Compulsory session to receive all course and student orientation information, student registration, uniform sizing and student ID cards issuance.

Student to commence the training relevant to the selected course.

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