Aged or Disabled Carer

Overview

Provides general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged or disabled people in their own homes.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

Tasks

  • accompanying aged and disabled persons during daily activities
  • assisting clients with their mobility
  • preparing food for clients
  • arranging social activities
  • performing housekeeping tasks such as vacuuming and cleaning
  • assisting in personal hygiene and dressing
  • providing companionship, friendship and emotional support
  • may do shopping and run errands
  • may live in with the person

Alternative Titles

  • Aged or Disabled Care Worker
  • Personal Carer
  • Personal Care Worker

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

5 courses found.

Course name Providers
CHC43315: Certificate IV in Mental Health
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Traineeship
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CHC43015: Certificate IV in Ageing Support
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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22469VIC: Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme
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10719NAT: Certificate IV in Leadership and Innovation in Dementia Services
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10668NAT: Course in HIV and Ageing
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