COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set

Get qualified for entry-level jobs in the aged care and disability sectors and make a difference in the lives of others.

Course: COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set

Course Duration: Two weeks

Course Fee: $22.05

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

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What does the course involve?

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an urgent need for trained support workers in critical sectors. Centacare’s COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set is a new option in employment pathways for existing workers and people seeking employment in the Aged Care, Disability and Healthcare sectors.

This online short course is an opportunity for existing support workers to upskill, and it will enable jobseekers to take up employment opportunities in entry-level support roles. It comprises of three nationally accredited units where you will learn about the risks of exposure to infectious disease and prevention, safe manual handling and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) while delivering support services

The course will be offered in a mix of online and face-to-face delivery, where the practical component will occur at our West Perth training centre.

Upon completion of the course, you can choose to pathway into further education and complete a full qualification in Centacare’s Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or (Ageing). Two of the units of competency completed under COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set course can be credited into the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

The course information session held every Friday.

For more information about the course or to book an information session, please register your interest below.

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