This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


18 units: 15 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Follow safe work practices for direct client care; Implement interventions with older people at risk; Support independence and well being; Support relationships with carers and families; plus more. Electives: Provide food services; Maintain a high standard of service; Implement falls prevention strategies; Plan health promotion and community intervention; Facilitate independent travel; Recognise and respond to crisis situations; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work.

Related Careers:

Aged Care Worker, Community Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Adelaide No info No Part time
Maroochydore No info No Online
Maroochydore No info No
Maroochydore No info No Part time
Established in 1995, Morgan & Hay Community Services Training & Development Centre is a Registered Training Organisation. It is now part of the Maxima Group [Training Services]. They provide training in community services, home and community care, disability, mental health (non-clinical), service co-ordination and leisure and lifestyle. Short courses for employers are also offered and can assist with workforce planning and development. Classes are kept to a maximum of 15 students for internal learning and 10 students for online learning. It regularly provides training under funding from Government departments and is a 'Workready' registered provider.

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