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Disability Services

Working in disability services offers challenges but the rewards are personally fulfilling. Your work can directly enhance lifestyle, promote independence and empowerment and encourage people with disabilities to participate in community activities.

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DCSS_001 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set
Infection control
Online
Free
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.

CHC43115 AWJ3 Disability
Half price
Certificate IV Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Northam Campus
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Do you have a passion for helping others?

A Certificate IV in Disability will prepare you to work as a disability support worker in a client's home or within a community organisation. Learn how to help people with an intellectual or physical disability, by empowering them to become more independent and self-reliant, allowing them to participate in community activities.

People working at this level may be a supervisor or manage the performance of other team members, you can also report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.

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! 

AE116 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Free
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.

AE112 Infection control Skill Set
Infection control
Online
Free
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.  

 

 

52840WA-AB65 AB65 Introduction to Disability Care (Disability Care Pre-traineeship)
Half price
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
pre traineeship, lower fees

The aim of the Certificate II in Disability Care is to provide learners with basic industry specific skills and knowledge to either enable transition into a traineeship within the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level or provide them with basic industry specific skills and knowledge for working in the Disability sector.

This course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to perform the

following tasks associated with the disability sector:

  • Provide support services to a client including following an individual plan and reporting
  • and completing documentation
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability including fostering their rights and
  • facilitating choice
  • 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
  • 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.
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)
Skill sets
Free
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)
Skill sets
Free
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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