Course Overview - Traineeship

Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a minimum duration of 6 -12 months, including 120 hours of work placement in an aged care facility.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate III

Delivery Mode

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

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.

Qualification Detail

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, 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. Students must also have current COVID-19 vaccinations.

Units in this Qualification

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
HLTINF006Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and controlCore
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCCCS041Recognise healthy body systemsCore
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCCCS031Provide Individualised supportCore
CHCCCS040Support independence and wellbeingCore
CHCCCS038Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving supportCore
CHCAGE013Work effectively in aged careElective
CHCAGE011Provide support to people living with dementiaElective
CHCPAL003Deliver care services using a palliative approachElective
CHCAGE007Recognise and report risks of fallsElective
CHCCCS017Provide grief and loss supportElective
CHCCCS033Identify and report abuseElective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Accommodation Support Worker
  2. Personal Care Giver
  3. Respite Care Worker


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Individuals and or employers 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.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding

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

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