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.
This course is industry and nationally recognised and is delivered by Stirling Institute of Australia (RTO 21132).
Accommodation Support Worker
Food Services Worker (Aged Care)
Personal Care Giver
Respite Care Worker
Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) assessment and a Pre- Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of Stirling Institute of Australia.
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. Students are required to undertake supervised practical placement in a relevant Aged Care setting. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the candidate’s ability to work at this level. Students must have a valid Police Check. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however, SIA will provide assistance and support where needed.
Estimated duration of 35 tuition weeks allowing sufficient time to develop the necessary skills and knowledge in each unit.
Fees applicable only to those who do not qualify for Skills First funding.
Please visit http://www.skills.vic.gov.au/victorianskillsgateway/Students/Pages/vtg-eligibility-indicator.aspx to determine whether you are eligible.
Standard Course Fee: $10,608
*Prices are dependent on the RTO delivering the course at the time.
Payment plan options available for all accredited courses through the relevant RTO.