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Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-traineeship)

National ID: 52841WA | State ID: AB64

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:

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

 

Students are required to attend a selection process as identified above prior to enrolment in the program and satisfy the selection panel that they meet requirements of the aged and disability care sectors regarding safety.  This includes:

  • Students must provide a National Police Clearance that does not identify any offences that would prevent the student from working in the Aged or Disability care sector.
  • Students may be asked to provide a Working with Children’s check depending on the placement agencies requirements.
  • Students must be physically fit to perform physical duties associated with providing personal care and domestic support including but not limited to:
    • Manual handling tasks such as hoisting and transferring
    • Assisting with personal care tasks such as showering and feeding
    • Assisting with domestic duties such as cleaning and making beds
  • Students may be asked to provide a medical clearance to support your application.

Students may be asked to provide evidence of immunisation status and may be required to have additional immunisations depending on the placement agencies requirements.

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

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Duration 6 month/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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TALK TO US! Use our course enquiry form below to contact us about options to study in this course. Places may still be available.

Semester 2, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

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Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care

National ID: 52841WA | State ID: BEI60

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:

Entrance Requirements

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

RTO entry requirements for the student include:

Students are required to attend a selection process as identified above prior to enrolment in the program and satisfy the selection panel that they meet requirements of the aged and disability care sectors regarding safety.  This includes:

  • Students must provide a National Police Clearance that does not identify any offences that would prevent the student from working in the Aged or Disability care sector.
  • Students may be asked to provide a Working with Children’s check depending on the placement agencies requirements.
  • Students must be physically fit to perform physical duties associated with providing personal care and domestic support including but not limited to:
    • Manual handling tasks such as hoisting and transferring
    • Assisting with personal care tasks such as showering and feeding
    • Assisting with domestic duties such as cleaning and making beds
  • Students may be asked to provide a medical clearance to support your application.

Students may be asked to provide evidence of immunisation status and may be required to have additional immunisations depending on the placement agencies requirements.

Important information

There are no entry requirements for this qualification although the program business rules stipulate the following:

Prior to the commencement of their training, students must attend a selection process and satisfy the selection panel that they are suitable to participate in the program.

Aged care and disability care sectors have specific requirements to ensure a safe environment for clients and employees.  Students must satisfy the selection panel that they will be able to meet these requirements prior to commencing their work placement.

The selection process will involve the student attending an interview with a panel of three to four people who are representatives of Central Regional TAFE and local Industry placement agencies.  The students will be asked questions regarding their interest and experience with aged care including but not limited to questions such as:

  • What they think this course is about
  • What is their career goal?
  • What is their understanding of the aged care workers role – what do they do?
  • What is their interest in participating in the program?
  • What do they hope to achieve by participation in the program?
  • What time do you have to dedicate to study and participation in the program?
  • What support do you think you will require to successfully complete the program?
  • Do you have any limitations in your physical ability that would impact on you performing job role tasks such as manual handling and person care tasks?
  • Do you have any offences that would prevent you from working in the aged or disability care sector?
  • Do they have any relations or people they know currently living in residential aged care or accessing aged care services?

These questions would enable the panel to assess the applicant’s suitability for the program and which workplace they are suited to.

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

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.

 

Work placement

How to apply

Work placement

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.

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round, 2020

Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

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Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
Flexible delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Individual Support

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AWK6

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.

Entrance Requirements

Course requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Additional Requirements

A National Police Clearance, Working with Children Card and a medical screening with specific immunisations are required prior to undertaking the practical components of this course. Students will also be required to attend Skills Workshops at either Northam, Geraldton or Kalgoorlie Campus as appropriate.

Entry requirements to Certificate III must be met. The entry requirements are non-specified in the training package. The equivalent developed skills in literacy and numeracy are required to meet industry standards.  School Leaver- OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8; Non-School Leaver- C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent; AQF- Certificate I or Certificate Il. Students can use the LLN Robot to ensure that they meet the literacy and numeracy requirements.

Learners must be 18 years or older at time of commencing placement.

Students must provide a WA National Police Clearance that does not identify any offences that would prevent the student from working in the Aged or Disability care sector.

Students may be asked to provide a Working with Children’s check depending on the placement agencies requirements.

Students must be physically fit to perform physical duties associated with providing personal care and domestic support including but not limited to:

  • Manual handling tasks such as hoisting and transferring
  • Assisting with personal care tasks such as showering and feeding
  • Assisting with domestic duties such as cleaning and making beds

Students may be asked to provide a medical clearance to support your application.

  • Students may be asked to provide evidence of immunisation status and may be required to have additional immunisations depending on the placement agencies requirements.
Course requirements

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of direct support work in at leas one, aged care, home and community, disability or community service organisation.

Important information

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Information Pack.

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Central Regional TAFE has a partnership arrangement with The Royal Life Saving Society Western Australia Inc (RLSSWA) RTO # 0854 to deliver and assess this unit on their behalf. RLSSWA are the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) therefore Central Regional TAFE follows all of RLSSWA’s organisational policies and procedures when delivering and assessing all units of competence. All correspondence related to the policies and procedures should be directed to the office (08) 9383 8200. RLSSWA’s policies and procedures can be found here https://www.royallifesavingwa.com.au/programs/vocational-training/rto-policies

A fee of $19.80 will be paid to RLSSWA for issuance of Certificates/statements of attainments.

Specialisations

You will have a choice of three (3) specialisations as part of this course:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification may lead to employment as a: community care worker, disability support worker, aged care worker, nursing assistant, home care assistant or an in-home respite worker.

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round, 2020

Carnarvon - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 12 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Carnarvon
How
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Geraldton Campus - Self Paced External

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Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
External mode
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Geraldton Campus - Traineeship

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Duration 1 year/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
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An Apprenticeship or Traineeship is a full time employment based training program usually lasting 12 months or more. Find out more here.
Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

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Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Flexible delivery
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Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Northam Campus - Self Paced On-site

Overview

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Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
Flexible delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Semester 1, 2020

Carnarvon - Classroom

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Units

Overview
Duration 12 month/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Carnarvon
How
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Geraldton Campus - Classroom

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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TALK TO US! Use our course enquiry form below to contact us about options to study in this course. Places may still be available.

Semester 2, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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Ready to apply for this course? Applications open April 29. Check out the apply and enrol page, apply with TAFE Admissions or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

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

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Work placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course. 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.

Important information

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Pre-Enrolment at Northam & Kalgoorlie

Our Kalgoorlie and Northam Campuses only offer this qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities include: aged care activity worker, care service team leader, care supervisor (aged care) or community care worker. 

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
External mode
Off-campus learning
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Northam Campus - Recognition of Prior Learning

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 3 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
Recognition of Prior Learning
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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These courses are all about training the trainer. Facilitate, maintain and enhance professional practice through competency-based assessment. You’ll also design and develop effective learning programs and assessments for students.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
AD518 Enterprise Trainer-Presenting Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
training, leadership, trainer, presenting, TAE, assessment

Presenting or teaching is not an easy task. Get the best training to ensure you keep your audience interested all the way through. 

This skill set provides the necessary skills and knowledge for people training under supervision in the VET sector, who work mainly in classroom situations. Designed to suit individuals who train others within a workplace. The training may be accredited or non-accredited. The role may involve some coaching at individual or small group level. 

Participants of this skill set will also have the opportunity to develop the skills to make a presentation and provide work skill instruction.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

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.

 

TAE40116 BAB2 Training and Assessment Certificate IV External mode
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
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Are you passionate about sharing knowledge and training others?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment you will be ready to start a rewarding career as a vocational trainer, assessor, or lecturer, either in the private or public sector.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to deliver and assess training, design and develop training programs, present to groups of learners, and participate in assessment moderation and validation.

The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is an essential requirement for anyone wishing to deliver vocational education and training for a registered training organisation in Australia.

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 complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

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