Courses

Healthcare

Course Overview

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.


Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Care Assistant
  • Care Service Employee
  • Care Worker
  • Client Assistant
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Community care worker
  • Community House Worker
  • Disability Service Officer
  • Family Support Worker
  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • Home Care Assistant
  • In Home Respite Worker
  • Nurse’s Aide
  • Planned Activity Assistant
  • Residential Aide
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Transport Support Worker

Delivery mode and duration

Delivery Mode and Duration

This course is provided through face-to-face delivery on our Sydney Campus or Gold Coast Campus. This course will be delivered and assessed in 52 weeks.

Course Overview

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.


Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:

  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervisor (Aged Care)
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Coordinator of Volunteers (Services to Older People)
  • Disability Officer – Day Support

Delivery mode and duration

Delivery Mode and Duration

This course is provided through face-to-face delivery on our Sydney Campus or Gold Coast Campus. This course will be delivered and assessed in 52 weeks. The course requires a workplace based training component of 120 hours work placement in a regulated/accredited aged care facility in Australia.

Course Overview

Course Overview

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.


Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:

  • Behavioural Support Officer
  • Community Development Officer
  • Day Support Disability Officer
  • Disabilities Supervisor
  • Disability Service Officer
  • Disability Support Assistant (Schools)
  • Disability Team Leader
  • Job Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Support Officer
  • Local Area Coordinator
  • Marketing Coordinator (Disability)
  • Project Officer
  • Senior Disability Worker
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Social Educator (Disability)
  • Social Trainer
  • Support Facilitator (Disability)

Delivery mode and duration

Delivery Mode and Duration

This course is provided through face-to-face delivery on our Sydney Campus or Gold Coast Campus. This course will be delivered and assessed in 52 weeks. The course requires a workplace based training component of 120 hours work placement in an accredited disability facility in Australia.

AHC delivers the highest quality training and qualifications tailored specifically to the healthcare sector to improve the lives of our students and their future clients.

Australian Healthcare College (AHC) is a trading name of Australian Colleges of Further Education (ACFE). AHC is a specialised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Healthcare and Allied Health Professions to address the areas of need within the Healthcare and Community Services industry.

AHC has Australian government approval, through Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) RTO ID 31717 and the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) Provider Code 03327G.

AHC’s reputation as a destination of choice for international students is the direct result of the large number of healthcare courses on offer, government accreditation, employer networks, work placement and student support.

AHC qualifications are for both local and international students.

Our training programs address the required skills and knowledge demanded by industry which increases the employability of our students.

Our courses are designed and developed in consultation with leading industry bodies, medical and allied health professionals, experienced and committed to the advancement of their profession, through academic enhancement and scientific focus. Our goal is to produce graduates capable of meeting the highest competency standards required in Healthcare and Community Services industry.

Industry Connection

AHC has strong industry links and wide networks will help you develop your skills, gain valuable experience and make contacts to boost your career opportunities. Individual faculties and academics also organise industry visits to give you an insight into career paths and help you start building networks for future employment.