Offering Info - TAFE NSW
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- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.
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.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
Orientation session is on Monday 22 July 2019 at 3.30pm via Skype. You will be contacted in regards to how to access the Skype session.
120 hours of work placement is required.
Skype can be accessed from any online device such as a mobile phone, tablet or computer. You do not have to attend a TAFE Campus however you can use the facilities and services such as computers and WIFI at any TAFE NSW Campus if you need to. This course will run for one year. After you enrol you will be contacted by the Course Co-ordinator who will help you to use Skype and some of the other technology involved with this course.
STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.
NSW HEALTH Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
- Meet NSW Health?s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
- Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
- Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.
For specific information regarding NSW Health?s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at NSW Health website.
COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN?S SERVICES Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free if over 18) in line with the Office of Children?s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children's Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.
AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
Mondays from 3.30pm to 7.30pm and Tuesday afternoons from 3.30pm to 5.30pm via Skype sessions.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enrolments will open from 4 November 2019 for our February 2020 intake.
To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.
Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.
Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.
As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCDIS005||Develop and provide person-centred service responses|
|CHCDIS010||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCDIS002||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach|
|CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCCCS021||Respond to suspected abuse|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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