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Provide Individual Support Skill Set

  • Non-Award

Get ready for your caring career Learn the skills to provide support in a home or care setting. This skill set will give you an introduction to working in a range of community, residential and health-care settings.

Key details

Degree Type
Non-Award
Intake Months
Feb

About this course

Get ready for your caring career

Learn the skills to provide support in a home or care setting.

This skill set will give you an introduction to working in a range of community, residential and health-care settings.

These skills can be applied to specific health and care industry needs such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care, disability care, and all work environments where you provide support and care to individuals or groups of people.

Gain the skills to:
  • Meet personal support needs
  • Provide individualised support
  • Follow basic food safety practices
  • Assist clients with medication
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Conduct manual tasks safely
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Next course dates:

Dates to be announced.

Help using our online application:

You will need to have the evidence requirements

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This course includes both online study and on-campus practical and theory classes.

Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus and you will need to complete a literacy and numeracy quiz to show you can study online. Your study will involve accessing content online for 1 study module, followed by a series of online quiz assessments to test your knowledge.

For the other modules of the course, you will need to attend campus to develop your skills in our direct care facilities.

This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you're not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative.

Study locations

Rockingham

Thornlie

Career pathways

  • Aged care support worker
  • Nursing Support and Personal Care worker