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Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

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Start your career in the community care industry.

In these unprecedented times, industries 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.

In an era of COVID-19 infection control, gain the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles and purposes within the aged care and disability support sectors. 

 

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This skill set is free, for everyone

This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Course List (opens in a new tab) page.

 ^ Please note: The minimum age requirement for the Entry Into Care Roles and the COVID-19 Direct Care skill sets is 18 years. For the other infection control skill sets, students must be 15 years of age or older.

Current employment or work placement in the aged care or disability sector is ideal however not essential.

Must be 18 years of age or older.

COVID-19 vaccination (minimum first dose from 17 Sept 2021) is mandatory under the Commonwealth Department of Health and Western Australian Department of Health requirements for residential aged care workers, including students undertaking work placement.  

Study mode

This skill set can be partially completed online and will require some on-campus practical training and/or workplace assessments.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Study options and how to apply

Click on your preferred study option below to get started with your application or enrolment.

Available all year round, 2021

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Duration 7 Days
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Carnarvon
How On Campus

Semester 2, 2021

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Duration 7 Days
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Carnarvon
How On Campus
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Class is held 1 day p/wk for 7 wks | Clinical placement is required following the theory training. 

Duration 7 Days
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Geraldton
How On Campus
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Duration 7 Days
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Northam
How On Campus

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