This qualification 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.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
1226 hours over 58 weeks including 120 hours of unpaid work placement
20 hours per week
Must be 18 years or older
Must be physically fit for manual handling
Willing to do 120 hours of unpaid work placement (students are required to find a workplacement for themselves. If this proves difficult, Future Academy has workplacement agreements with many providers that may be of assistance)
Face to Face or Online
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Coordinate services for older people
Implement interventions with older people at risk
Provide support to people living with dementia
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
Meet personal support needs
Support independence and wellbeing
Support relationships with carers and families
Work with diverse people
Manage legal and ethical compliance
Deliver care services using a palliative approach
Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
Recognise healthy body systems
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Implement falls prevention strategies
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This course meets the requirements of an approved course of education and study from an approved Education Provider for the purpose of qualifying for a student payment.
Recognition of Prior Learning is a process through which various forms of evidence of learning (formal and informal) is collected and benchmarked against the requirements of the units of competency that make up a qualification.
At Future Academy, the process starts with an interview of the candidate in order to determine his/her eligibility for RPL. Afterwards, with the assistance of a qualified trainer and assessor, the candidate works on gathering all the necessary pieces of evidence as set about in the qualification’s RPL kit.
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Before starting your course, you will be required in certain situations to sit for a LLN test. It is not a pass or fail test, it is designed to find out if you will be needing any special assistance before or during your studies in order to make the best out of your enrolment with us.