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CHCSS00067 AD127 Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set
Skill set Part Time
Workplace
Bentley
Rockingham

Do you work in a caring or support role in the community services industry?  This skill set will develop your skills so you can support people to self-administer medication.   

You will gain the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance, and complete medication documentation.  You must be working in the health or community services industry with authority in your state or territory to assist with the administration of medication. 

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for people who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving provision of direct client care or support.

Covering topics including basic anatomy and physiology, physical assistance skills and techniques and incident reporting and standard documentation, you will need to complete two units of competency, detailed below.

  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications

 

 

CHCSS00070 AD172 Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set
Skill set Part Time
Workplace
Rockingham

Advance your skills in the community services or health industry by gaining the skills to offer assistance to clients requiring medication.  This skill set will improve your confidence and ability in a range of community, residential and heath-care settings. 

You must already be working in a patient support position or working as a carer in the community service sector. This skill set has been endorsed by industry for people who hold a Certificate III qualification or higher in an area that involves providing direct support or care to patients.

This skills set provides you with the ethical and legislative knowledge to assist clients with medication as well as an understanding of the body in a health care setting.  On completion of this skill set you will be qualified to assist clients with medication in residential, community and health care settings.  

  • HLTHPS006  Assist clients with medication    
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
AE161 AE161 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
covid, covid-19, corona, coronavirus, aged care, elderly, direct care, personal care, community care

Get ready for an aged care career

Take advantage of skills shortages for new workers and for upskilling current workers in providing support for seniors and people with disabilities in an era of COVID-19.

To meet the State’s requirements associated with COVID-19 in the aged care and disability service sectors, as identified by employers and industry stakeholders, there is an urgent need to build skills in infection control. 

Three units have been hand-picked from the pre-traineeship qualification to give fast opportunities for job-seekers and current workers to apply real-world skills.

Do you suit the industry?

Successful graduates in aged care are able to use communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative and planning skills to care for the needs of others. Some physical ability will be required to use equipment, carry loads, work on your feet and deal with bodily fluids. Find out more in our Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)  Informed Choices brochure.  

Study that leads to strong employment opportunities

This course is designed to introduce new workers to the aged care industry. We highly recommend further study to take advantage of high growth skills demand at the Certificate III level and beyond. All Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications in this study pathway attract government subsidy for tuition fees due to the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative.

See our further study tab below to explore the study pathway courses and find out more about where this skill set could take you.   

Please note: The minimum age requirement for the Entry Into Care Roles and the COVID-19 Direct Care skill sets is 18 years.
    

SkillsReadyLogo.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is absolutely free for anyone to study. Find out more

CHCSS00114 AE116 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Mandurah
SkillsReady, Covid, direct care, entry, aged care, disability

Learn to care for others in an era of COVID-19 infection control

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while in the direct care of others.

There is increased opportunity for new workers to pick up skills in direct care and progress to an entry level role.

Gain these skills:

  • Organise, provide and monitor support services for individualised plans 
  • Develop safe work practices when providing direct client care 
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures including handwashing
  • Ensure your own health and safety and the safety of others in your work environment

Requirements of the course

Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online.

Your course study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge. 

When you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session. The next fortnightly available dates are:

Mandurah:    Friday 31 July
   

SkillsReadyLogo.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is absolutely free for anyone to study. Find out more

HLTSS00064 AE112 Infection control Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham

Learn to control COVID-19 related infection for direct care workers

In these unprecedented times, new regulations need aged care and disability workers to manage infection control.

Skills can be applied to specific health and care industry needs such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care, disability care, and all work environments where you provide support and care to individuals or groups of people.

Gain these skills:

  • Introduction to Infection Control
  • Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Contamination and Cleaning
  • Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting

Maintain your ability to work safely and within government requirements; or, prepare your business for compliance by including your staff in training, raising their capability in ensuring the safety of staff and customers in your workplace.

Interested in retail, food handling or transport and logistics?

We have specific courses for selected industries, tailored to the infection control needs of those industries. Find out more by using the links to the other course pages below:

Requirements of the course

Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study the course online.

Your course study will involve accessing content online for 5 study modules, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

When you finish your online study, there is a compulsory requirement to attend a practical demonstration and assessment session. The next fortnightly available dates and locations are:

Rockingham:      Friday 17 July 1pm to 5pm

Murdoch:            Friday 7 August 2pm to 6pm

Thornlie:              Friday 21 August, time to be announced later

 

When using our online enrolment, please note:

Some users may experience some minor technical issues with the online enrolment process. If the enrol now link does not work for you the first time you click it, please try the link again. See our guide for enrolling using our online system for any other queries. 
   

SkillsReadyLogo.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is absolutely free for anyone to study. Find out more

AE144 AE144 Provide Individual Support Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Rockingham
Aged care, Individual support, AE156, SkillsReady

Get ready for your caring career 

Learn the skills to provide support in a home or care setting. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in a range of community, residential and health-care settings. 

These skills can be applied to specific health and care industry needs such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care, disability care, and all work environments where you provide support and care to individuals or groups of people. 

Gain the skills to: 

  • Meet personal support needs 
  • Provide individualised support 
  • Follow basic food safety practices  
  • Assist clients with medication 
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care 
  • Conduct manual tasks safely 
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
       

SkillsReadyLogo.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

AE156 AE156 Provide Individual Support Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Rockingham
Aged care, Individual support, AE156, SkillsReady

Get ready for your caring career 

Learn the skills to provide support in a home or care setting. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in a range of community, residential and health-care settings. 

These skills can be applied to specific health and care industry needs such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care, disability care, and all work environments where you provide support and care to individuals or groups of people. 

Gain the skills to: 

  • Meet personal support needs 
  • Provide individualised support 
  • Follow basic food safety practices  
  • Assist clients with medication 
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care 
  • Conduct manual tasks safely 
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
       

SkillsReadyLogo.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

AE143 AE143 Work in Community Care Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Murdoch
Community services, care, youth worker, support worker, Cert II community services, SkillsReady

Make a difference in the community 

Gain the skills to prepare for a career helping others in your community. 

You will learn to work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a diverse range of community organisations. This introductory course will also help you learn community advocacy and development. 

Gain these skills: 

  • Organise and complete daily work activities 
  • Provide first point of contact 
  • Communicate and work in health or community services 
  • Work with diverse people 
  • Provide first aid   
  • Participate in workplace health and safety 
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
       

Next course dates:

This course is 18 weeks for one day a week on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Murdoch: Wednesdays from 10 August: 9am-3:30pm
   

SkillsReadyLogo.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

AE155 AE155 Work in Community Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Part Time
Murdoch
Community services, care, youth worker, support worker, Cert II community services, SkillsReady

Make a difference in the community 

Gain the skills to prepare for a career helping others in your community. 

You will learn to work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a diverse range of community organisations. This introductory course will also help you learn community advocacy and development. 

Gain these skills: 

  • Organise and complete daily work activities 
  • Provide first point of contact 
  • Communicate and work in health or community services 
  • Work with diverse people 
  • Provide first aid   
  • Participate in workplace health and safety 
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
       

Next course dates:

This course is 18 weeks for one day a week on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Murdoch: Wednesdays from 10 August: 9am-3:30pm
   

SkillsReadyLogo.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

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Page last updated September 26, 2019