This online Short Course has been developed for personnel who work in the community sector caring for others. The course overviews domestic and personal care skills used in the community setting.
The fee for this short course will be $240.00.
There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.
Short Course (Professional Development)
How to Apply
For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site:
Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.
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Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.
Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.
Study Mode Definitions
Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
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Standard Course Structure
No units are associated with this course
Course Learning Outcomes
Identify safe medication support practices
Identify the common risk factors and safe management principles of falls reduction and prevention
Recognise the importance of hand hygiene practices and personal protection equipment
Outline the profound implications of healthy ageing
Identify the standards developed to protect consumers, the workforce and organisations in Human Services in Australia
Describe and identify manual handling risks and safe practice management
Identify common risks and hazards in the home care environment.
This course comprises of the following 7 short courses:
Assisting Client's with Self-Medication
Hand Hygiene and Personal Protection Equipment
Healthy Ageing - An Introduction
Human Services Quality Standards
Principles of Manual Handling, Mobility Equipment and Transfers
Risk and Hazard Reduction with Common Services
These courses can be completed as individual courses or completed within this bundled course.
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