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Entry into Care Roles Skill Set


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, in order to maintain the safety of both the learner and client in care.

For information on delivery and associated job roles, please refer to the relevant Companion Volume Implementation Guide: RTO Factsheet available on VETNet


Credit transfer is available from this micro-credential into our Certificate III Individual Support CHC33015.


Ongoing.  Please contact us at to enquire.

Important: To be considered for an intake, completed applications should be received at least 7 days prior to the scheduled course commencement date. Applications that are incomplete or incorrect may not be considered. Course offers for applications received by the due date are not guaranteed and intake capacity may vary. EQUALS reserves the right to accept or decline applications at its total discretion.

This skill set responds to an industry need as a result of COVID-19 and is time limited to the pandemic and recovery phase. This skill set is valid until 30 June 2021, with a mid-point review in December 2020. It may be extended by quarterly intervals if required, to align with the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery phase.

There are modified assessment arrangements for units of competency in this skill set.

Please refer to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide: RTO Factsheet, for details on delivery available on VETNet.


CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care


Subsidised by the Government of South Australia for eligible participants.  Eligibility and subsidy criteria applies.  Check your eligibility at

  • Tuition Fee (AUD): $695

  • Co-Contribution Fee with subsidy (AUD): $150

  • Amenities Fee (AUD): –

  • Duration: 7 x 4 hour sessions

  • Study Mode: On-campus

  • Course Code: CHCSS00114

  • RPL: N/A

  • VET Student Loans

  • Resources Required: –

  • Qual Status: –
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