Skill Set Duration

This skill set is typically delivered over a duration of 8 weeks.

Delivery Mode

This skill set is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

Enhance your skills to empower the elderly and improve the quality of care by addressing personal needs and supporting those with dementia. This set of skills helps students with providing person-centred support to older people in various settings, within the delegations of an established individualised plan.

Skill Set Details

The successful completion of this skill sets requires competency to be achieved in 5 units comprising of five (5) core units.

For a full list of units, please download the course guide here.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry skill sets for this skill set, although applicants will need to undertake an LLN assessment. Students are required to complete a Practical Placement which requires a police check and a NDIS screening.

Units in this Skill Set

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
CHCCCS038Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving supportCore
CHCPAL003Deliver care services using a palliative approachCore
CHCAGE013Work effectively in aged careCore
CHCAGE011Provide support to people living with dementiaCore
CHCCCS031Provide individualised supportCore

Skill Set Outcomes

This skill set can provide career pathways in:

Community Services

Health Sector Roles


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Individuals may be eligible for Government funding. AIVD will be able to discuss with you the different funding available and cost of training.
The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

AIVD encourages individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program​

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