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Aged Care

Are you interested in a job where you get to make people’s lives better each every day? You will embark on a highly rewarding career helping Australia’s elderly people live fuller and more independent lives. Learn specialised skills to care for elderly people who, through ill health or disability are unable to care for themselves.

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CHC43015 AWM9 Ageing Support
Half price
Certificate IV External mode
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
Northam Campus
TAFE18, S000000, Education and Community Services, S000007, Aged Care, Ageing Support, Ageing, Aging, Aged, Old, Elderly, Carer, Support, Community

Are you passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients? Are you looking for a career boost?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!  

 

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DCSS_001 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Face to face (class room)
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
covid-19, covid, aged care, disability, disability services, infection control, infection prevention, direct care skill set, coronavirus course, corona virus, coronavirus skills

Ensure you can provide the best care for your clients. Up-skill in infection prevention and control. 

 

The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving situation which has highlighted the importance of preventing infection through strict hygiene practices and by following other health guidelines. In Western Australia, trained and skilled aged care and disability workers are in high demand now and will continue to be as we move into the recovery phase of the pandemic. There has never been a better time to ensure you have the skills needed to both protect yourself and your clients whilst providing the best care and support possible.

Course Content

You will learn about the basis of infection from viruses to bacteria as well as modes of transmission, infection prevention and control — including the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) — and handling contaminated waste. You will gain the skills you need to deliver care and support, utilise infection control measures and safe manual handling techniques.

You will complete the below nationally accredited units:

HLTINF001           Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures;
HLTWHS005       Conduct manual tasks safely; and
CHCCCS011           Meet personal support needs

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment and enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol contact: 1800 672 700 or complete the course enquiry form below.

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

AE116 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online delivery
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Start your career in the community care industry.

Learn to care for others 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. 

Course content

The below nationally recognised units of compentency are included in this course:

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment

You can directly enrol in this course via the Enrol Now link below.

CHC33015 AWK6 Individual Support
Half price
Certificate III Blended flexible delivery (online component)
External mode
Face to face (class room)
Flexible
Online delivery
Carnarvon Campus
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
TAFE18, S000000, Education and Community Services, S000007, Aged Care, Individual Support, Ageing, Aging, Disability, Aged Care Work, Support, Respite

Are you ready for a lifelong career helping others?

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career helping those that need support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry or disability sector, caring, enabling people to maintain independence. You will gain an understanding about supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

You will develop the skills and knowledge required to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people who require assistance with daily living, including the elderly and people with disabilities.

Half price fees apply!

lower fees local skills logo.png This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more Opens in a new window.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

CHC33015-AA66 AA66 Individual Support (Ageing)
Half price
Certificate III Continuous Enrolment
Flexible delivery
Kalgoorlie Campus
low fees, half price, aged care

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, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

 

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

 

lower fees local skills logo.png     Half price fees apply!  

AE112 Infection control Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Keep yourself and clients safe.

This skill set has been designed with for the healthcare sector; specifically for those working in aged care or disability support. Health and community care workers have gone above and beyond to support and care for those that are most vulnerable in our community, and with this skill set they can continue to confidently provide the best care for clients and keep both them and themselves safe from the risks of infections.

You will learn about following organisational infection prevention and control procedures including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment

You can directly enrol in this course via the Enrol Now link below.

 

 

Please note: 

Some users may experience some minor technical issues with the online enrolment processs. If the Enrol now link does not work for you the first time you click it, please try the link again.  

 

 

52841WA BEI60 Introduction to Aged Care
Half price
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
aged care, community services, pre traineeship

It is an honor to care for ageing patients. 

This entry level qualification provides learners with basic industry skills and knowledge, and upon successful completion aims to enable opportunities for students to transition into a traineeship within the Community Services sector (at the Certificate III level) or provide them with skills and knowledge to work in the  Aged Care sector.

This qualification provides students with the knowledge and skills to perform the following tasks associated with the Aged Care sector:

  • Provide support services to a client including following a individual plan
  • Reporting and completing documentation
  • Provide support services to a client including responding to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living.
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Develop an understanding of diverse groups and how to work and communicate with them
  • Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers
  • Follow infection prevention and control procedures
  • Recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks
  • Recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

lower fees local skills logo.png     Half price fees apply! 

52841WA-AB64 AB64 Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-traineeship)
Half price
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus

The aim of the Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care is to provide learners with basic industry specific skills and knowledge to either enable transition into a traineeship with in the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level or provide them with basic industry specific skills and knowledge for working in the Aged Care sector.  This course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to perform the following tasks associated with the Aged Care sector:

  • Provide support services to a client including following a individual plan and reporting and completing documentation
  • Provide support services to a client including responding to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living.
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Develop an understanding of diverse groups and how to work and communicate with them
  • Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers
  • Follow infection prevention and control procedures
  • Recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks
  • Recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies.

Half price fees apply!

lower fees local skills logo.png This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more Opens in a new window.

Enrolment & enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol contact: 1800 672 700 or complete the course enquiry form below.

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

512 Provide CPR
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Carnarvon Campus
Exmouth Campus
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
Technology Park
CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, health, safety, first aid, emergency

Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines. 

This course is suitable for those who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations including community and workplace settings. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Recognising and responding to an emergency situation 
  • Performing CPR as per guidelines 
  • How to correctly use an automated external defibrillator 
  • Communicating details of incident 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

HLTAID001          Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation  

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

To find out more information and to enrol: 

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

 9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Or Pam Francis | Commercial Training Coordinator - Geraldton Campus

9956 2704 | 1800 672 700 

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA96 Provide CPR
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Off-campus learning
Skill set
Northam Campus
CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, health, safety, first aid, emergency

Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines. 

This course is suitable for those who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations including community and workplace settings. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Recognising and responding to an emergency situation 
  • Performing CPR as per guidelines 
  • How to correctly use an automated external defibrillator 
  • Communicating details of incident 

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

HLTAID001          Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation  

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

To find out more information and to enrol: 

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

 9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA60 Provide First Aid - 1 Day Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Skill set
Northam Campus
First Aid, emergency, safety, worksafe, risk management, hygiene

Be prepared for an emergency

Gain the knowledge and practical skills to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help.

This training meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).

This course will cover:

  • First aid and emergencies
  • Legal, workplace and community factors
  • Risk management,
  • Assess the scene and casualty,
  • Maintain hygiene,
  • Use manual handling techniques,
  • Bleeding, burns, wound and injuries
  • Environmental impact 
  • Poisons

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

HLTAID003        Provide first aid 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator – Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Or Rebecca Martin | Campus Administrator - Moora Campus

9651 0111 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA05 Provide First Aid Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Kalgoorlie Campus
first aid, emergency, risk management, safety, worksafe, hygiene

Be prepared for an emergency

Gain the knowledge and practical skills to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help.

This training meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).

This course will cover:

  • First aid and emergencies
  • Legal, workplace and community factors
  • Risk management,
  • Assess the scene and casualty,
  • Maintain hygiene,
  • Use manual handling techniques,
  • Bleeding, burns, wound and injuries
  • Environmental impact 
  • Poisons

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

HLTAID003        Provide first aid 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator – Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

AE156 Provide Individual Support Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Your first step to a caring career.

Many individuals require support services to help them live an independent and fulfilling life — including people with physical or intellectual disability, older people, and vulnerable members of the community.

This is highly rewarding work, but employers look for people who are job ready with basic skills and knowledge for entry level roles in one-on-one or group support settings, or for administrative role in a care facility. With the Provide Individual Support skill set, that will be you! 

You'll learn about following a client's individual care or support plan to meet their personal support needs, how to comply with personal hygiene standards, maintain food safety, contribute to the cleanliness of food handling areas and dispose of food appropriately, prepare for and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation, supporting a client to self-administer medication, safe work practices for the health and safety of yourself and your clients, and how to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks and complete those tasks in a safe manner. 

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications.

  • Certificate III in Individual Support
  • Certificate II in Introduction to Disability Care (Disability pre-traineeship)
  • Certificate II in introduction to Aged Care (Aged care pre-traineeship)
  • Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • Certificate II in Health Support Services
  • Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • Certificate IV in Disability

Other qualifications for further study include the following.

  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Community care)
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability work)

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

AE155 Work in Community Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

There's many job opportunities in the field of community care, which includes health care support and specialist areas such as social support. 

The Work in Community Care skill set will give you a great starting point to get into the industry, as it covers important areas such as first aid, communicating with diverse people, and customer service in a community care setting.

You'll also learn to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working COVID-safe.

You'll be job ready, knowing how to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a range of situations,· greet clients and exchange routine information to provide a triage service, work respectfully with people from diverse social backgrounds and demonstrate cultural sensitivity, communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and management, and use workplace technology. 

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications.

  • Certificate II in Community Services
  • Certificate III in Community Services
  • Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance
  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Certificate IV in Community Services
  • Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • Diploma of Nursing

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

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