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COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)

State ID: AE161

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

 

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Current employment or work placement in the aged care or disability sector. 

Must be 18 years of age or older.

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 completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 2, 2020

Carnarvon Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - 31 August to 21 November

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Carnarvon Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Geraldton Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - 16 October to 20 November

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Geraldton Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - Term 3

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Northam Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Northam Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.

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.

Take your career into the vital area of mental health services. Gain the skills to provide support to people who use mental health services. Learn about responding to self-harm, early intervention strategies, advocacy, issues facing those with a mental health disorder, policy development and more.

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
AE161 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Infection control
Online
Skill sets
Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Carnarvon Campus
Geraldton Campus
Northam Campus

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.

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 Enrol now form below.

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

CHC43315 AWK8 Mental Health
Half price
Certificate IV Continuous Enrolment
Recognition of Prior Learning
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
mental health,

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

 

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Certificate IV in Mental Health

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.

Entrance Requirements

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

 

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Important information

Learners are required to provide evidence of adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully undertake the program's academic and workplace experience requirements, prior to commencing the program. Learners will be interviewed during enrolment and a Client Needs Summary will be completed to identify any limitations to these requirements. Action will be taken to address these limitations.

A current National Police Clearance and Working with Children’s Check are required prior to work placement in most community and mental health settings.

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 completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Available all year round, 2020

Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

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

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

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

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How Continuous Enrolment
Flexible delivery
Register now
Ready to register for this course?  Check out our 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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