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Approved Accredited program of studies for Australian College of Care Workers minimum requirements to work in the field of:

1. Aged Care Worker
a. CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
b. CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Disability)
c. CHC43015 Certificate IV Ageing Support

2. Disability Support Care Worker
a. CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Disability)
b. CHC43115 Certificate IV Disability

3. Mental Health Care Worker
a. CHC43315 Certificate IV of Mental of Health
b. CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

4. Community Care Worker
a. CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
b. CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Services

5. Leisure and lifestyle, Health Care Worker in Home and community and Day Care Centres
a. CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

6. Independent Living Centres, Supported Residential Services, and Retirement Village
a. CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
b. CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Disability)
c. Certificate IV Ageing Support
And/or
d. CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Disability)
e. CHC43115 Certificate IV Disability
And/or
f. CHC43315 Certificate IV of Mental of Health
g. CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health
And/or
h. Certificate IV in Community Services

7. Health Service Workers
a. HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

8. Hospitality care workers (laundry, cleaning and food handling)

APPROVED ESSENTIAL SKILL SETS FOR CARE WORKERS

(A transition period of 12 months is provided to Care Workers prior to the next registration)
1. HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
2. HLTFSE001 Follow Basic Food Safety Practices
3. HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely
4. HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
5. HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
6. CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
7. CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
8. HLTENN025 Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
9. CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
10. CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach