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This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered 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-centered support.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 12 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Where two specialisations are completed award of the qualification would read Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home, Community).
WHY STUDENTS ARE CHOOSE QAT
INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT WORK OVERVIEW
Personal support workers(PSWs) are responsible for providing short- or long-term care for patients helping with activities of their day-to-day lives.
These support workers are employed primarily in senior homes, private care facilities, doctors’ offices, and some clinics, and some also work in private homes. Their work often revolves around providing physical care for senior citizens, including tasks such as cleaning, laundry, and recreation activities.
Although educational requirements are not strict for this position, many employers prefer applicants who have certification, or some experience or background work in health care.
Aspiring PSWs would undertake placement at senior citizen’s homes or other care facilities to familiarize themselves with the various issues and illnesses which are addressed on a regular basis.
Those in this position may work various shifts depending on their employers.
Most work during the day, and some are need for the evening/night shifts or on the weekends.
Possible job roles relevant to this qualification is:
|40 Weeks||Full Time (Monday & Friday)|
*Holiday Information will be available on the Training Plan.
2 intakes per month / contact with QAT staff for further information.
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS023||Support Independence and well being|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCHCS001||Provide home and community support services|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include assignments, essay, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentation.
|8:30am – 9:00am||Tutorial(8:30am – 17:00pm)||Supported Study|
|9:00am – 13:00pm||Lecture|
|13:00pm – 14:00pm||Break|
|14:00pm – 16:30pm||Lecture|
|Work Placement: 120hours|