steps 4 success in health training course

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

Next intake starting March, 2020

Do you want to work in the Health or Community Services sectors but don't currently have the skills, knowledge or confidence to take those first steps?

Applications are now open for 20 eligible Townsville residents ready to take the first steps into their new career.

Experience the ultimate step-up into the health and community services sectors through the innovative Steps 4 Success in Health Program.

To apply, please contact Fiona at Connecting 2 Community Circles

Email: fiona@connectingcommunities.com.au

Phone: (07) 4401 5795

APPLY NOW

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ABOUT THE COURSE

Steps 4 Success in Health is a collaboration between Connecting 2 Community Circles & selectability Training.

Successful applicants will receive invaluable, non-accredited, hands-on skills and experience through Connecting 2 Community Circles' Connecting 2 Nurses community-based nursing and carers program.

Plus, a nationally recognised Certificate III in Individual Support -Disability (CHC33015) qualification with selectability Training.

It is proudly fully-funded by the Queensland Government’s Certificate 3 Guarantee initiative and Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) program, so successful participants will receive the training with no out-of-pocket expenses.

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ACCREDITED QUALIFICATION

Certificate III in Individual Support - Disability (CHC33015)

TRAINING UNITS

Core

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Electives

CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

This course will be delivered by selectability Training.
Duration

Estimated completion within 6 months.

Delivery

Classroom & Online Study Options. 120 hours work placement required.

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NON-ACCREDITED QUALIFICATIONS

PRACTICAL SKILLS

Topics covered include:

  • NDIS & Community Services Standards
  • Manual Handling for Community Services
  • Gastrointestinal - PEG, Nasagastric tube feeding, nutrition, bowel care & stoma care
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Integument - skin care, pressure risk assessment and care & basic wound care
  • Renal - urinary system, catheters, urodomes, urostomies & continence
  • Endocrine System - diabetes management and endocrine conditions
  • Central Nervous System - epilepsy & muscle contractions
  • Cognition - Dementia and behaviour management
  • Mental Health in the Community
  • Cultural awareness training

Supervisors and Mentors will offer individual support to transition participants into long term sustainable employment, assist with developing care provider skills and knowledge, skills sets and identified career pathways.

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CAREER PATHWAYS

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

On completion of program

Completing this course will create a career pathway into the health sector you will be classified as a qualified AIN (Assistant In Nursing) with the ability to work in:

  • a hospital environment
  • aged care facility
  • disability care role
  • individual carer environment and;
  • other suitable care positions.
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