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 disability.
The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 15 units comprising of nine (9) core units and six (6) elective units.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although applicants will need to undertake an LLN assessment. Students must be 17 years and 6 months or older at time of enrollment. Students are required to complete Practical Placement which requires a police clearance. Students must also have current COVID-19 and Influenza vaccinations.
Units in this Qualification
|Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
|Work legally and ethically
|Communicate and work in health or community services
|Work with diverse people
|Recognise healthy body system
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care
|Provide individualised support
|Support independence and wellbeing
|Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
|Work effectively in disability support
|Address the needs of people with chronic disease
|Support relationships with carer and family
|Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
|Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
|Support community participation and social inclusion