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52841WA Certificate II In Introduction To Aged Care

52841WA

Study MethodBlended: On Campus & Online
LocationPerth (Rivervale)
RecognitionNationally Accredited Certification
Start DateEnrol Anytime (Rolling Intake)
Fees$144 - $486
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Course details

Course Details

The Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care (WA based) is a Nationally Recognised Training program under Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). This qualification provides learners with the basic industry specific skills and knowledge to either enable transition into further studies within the Community Services at the Certificate III level or provide them with the key industry specific skills to support employment in the aged care sector with clearly defined guidelines and service plans.

Care workers’ duties include:

  • Carrying out activities to maintain an individuals’ well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living.
  • Carry out tasks related to an individualised client care plan.
  • Support community participation and social inclusion.
  • Reporting directly to a supervisor.

This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing eligible students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2021.

Entry Requirements

Entry & eligibility requirements

There are no pre-entry study or qualification requirements, but to be eligible, you must:

  • Reside in Western Australia;
  • Possess suitable English language, literacy and numeracy skills (e.g. you will need to be able to read, understand and communicate care requirements on a care plan); and
  • Provide a copy of your passport or photo identification.

Prior to undertaking practical placement, you will be required to provide:

  • Current National Police Clearance
  • A current flu vaccination (unless medically exempt)


Pathways

Career & study pathways

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to work in the Aged care industry within a residential facility under supervision with clearly defined guidelines and service plans.

This certificate qualifies students to pursue roles such as support/care worker, care assistant, client assistant, community care worker, family support worker, home care assistant, respite care worker, nurses’ assistant, planned activity assistant, residential care worker or transport support worker.

All roles mentioned above require students to carry out direct care and support activities based on an individualised client plan, whilst reporting directly to a supervisor.

Those with this qualification may wish to continue by studying CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support and/or a nursing qualification.

Study Method

Duration, learning method & assessment

The delivery of this qualification is a blended delivery mode of regular attendance through face-to-face workshops and self-study. The total duration for this qualification may be between 3 to 4 months and can be completed at a pace that suits the individual student.

Forms of study include:

  • Face to face clustered lecturer/trainer directed workshops
  • Workshop based practical skills and written assessments
  • Post course assignments
  • On the job training/assessments
  • 100 hours of practical placement
Units of Competency

Units of Competency

The 52841WA Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care includes 8 Units of Competency:

  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct manual handling safely
  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support


Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment of your prior skills, knowledge and life experiences that can be transferred to complete aspects of your current course requirements.

This course is designed to attract new people to the disability care sector and therefore not best suited to those with relevant skills and experience in this sector. Some learners may wish to consider enrolments into other courses such as CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

To find out more about ALTI’s RPL process, and your study options, please contact our Student Support Team.

Fees & Charges

Course tuition fees & additional fees

Course Fee with Lower Fees, Local Skills subsidy, if applicable:

  

$486.00

Course Fee with Lower Fees, Local Skills subsidy & concession card:

$144.00

Resource Fee:

$80.00


Students may be eligible for state funding, eligibility criteria applies. The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

You may be eligible for help with fees under various Government programs or a reduction of fees through credit transfer.

For more information, please contact us.

Certification

Qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by Amana Living Training Institute will be recognised by other Registered Training Organisations (RTO) nationally.

Amana Living Training Institute will recognise Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other RTO’s.

Amana Living Training Institute is committed to ensuring all AQF qualifications, Statements of Attainments and Transcripts of Results are issued in accordance with the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015.


52841WA Certificate II In Introduction To Aged Care

52841WA

Study MethodBlended: On Campus & Online
LocationPerth (Rivervale)
RecognitionNationally Accredited Certification
Start DateEnrol Anytime (Rolling Intake)
Fees$144 - $486
Apply now
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