Work in the aged care and disability support sectors

This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support for basic client care for a range of roles and purposes required within the aged care and disability support sectors. The support provided in client care will be predominantly non-direct, with some basic direct client care, to maintain the safety of both the learner and client in care.

The skill set curriculum focuses on key areas, such as person-centred care, communication techniques, safety protocols, and ethical considerations.

Monday (facilitated virtual classroom) 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday (facilitated virtual classroom) 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday (On-campus practical labs) 9:00am – 4:00pm

All theoretical classes are conducted online (Zoom), while workshops are completed on campus (Berwick) in our simulated apartment practical learning environment.

The course is 3 weeks in duration with formal learning being delivered over 3 weeks, allowing for an in-depth coverage of the skill set learning content.

Course code
Delivery location
Not available for International students
Full Time, 3 weeks.
Start dates
15 July, 4 November

Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

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Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.