Introduction to Community Services, Home & Community Care CityEast College

Course Outline

Limited Fee-Free places are available. Please use this enrolment link to see if you are eligible and to enrol.

Gain essential skills for anyone intending to work in health, aged care, disability support or community services.

This course will give you the skills needed to...

  • Identify and respond to legal requirements
  • Identify and meet legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Follow safe work practices for manual handling & infection control
  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Understand what’s involved in providing direct care to patients
  • Learn to identify your own social and cultural perspectives and biases
  • Identify and voice improvements in work practices

Ideal for...

  • anyone who wants to investigate roles before joining a full qualification course
  • anyone seeking work in the aged care, home & community care sectors or community work

Entry requirements

You will need to have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) that allow you to read and interpret information and complete workplace forms. City East Community College may conduct an LLN assessment as part of the pre enrolment process.

Other information...

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.