steps 4 success in health training course


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

Steps For Success in Health Nursing Training

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

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?

The Steps 4 Success In Health Initiative could be just the step-up you need! 


A collaboration between Connecting 2 Community Circles & selectability Training

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

Plus, a 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.


This innovative initiative is designed specifically to allow participants to develop skills, knowledge and industry experience that increase their job performance and employability. 

It will encourage participants to develop sustainable employment pathways for prolonged, successful employment. 



Career Pathways

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.


Practical Skill Topics Covered

Delivered through Connecting 2 Communities Circles' community-based nursing (AIN) & carers program.

  • 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.

Certificate III in Individual Support - Disability (CHC33015)



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


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.

Estimated completion within 6 months.


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


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