Skills Sets for Established Workers

  • Increase employability under the NDIS – National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • Develop the skills needed to support a variety of individuals and manage challenging behaviours
  • Ensure you are providing  effective and quality support to clients
  • Accelerate your career and broaden your opportunities

CHCSS00098 -Individual Support -Disability Skill Set

This skill set is designed to address training gaps within the disability sector and to provide disability workers with higher level skills to support high quality care. You will learn how to facilitate and empower people with a disability using a strengths-based approach. You will learn how to encourage and nurture self determination through on-going skill development. You will develop further insight into behaviour and how to provide a positive, nurturing and safe environment as well as how to support, encourage and foster inclusion while addressing social participation within the community.

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Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field; or
  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process

Course Content

Units of competency:

  • 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

Upcoming Courses

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Course Structure and Fees

Qualifications will be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom session(s). The duration will vary dependant on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student.Where relevant, assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available.

Eligible students may be able to access funding from the QLD Government under Higher Level Skills funding. Co-contribution fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.

For a complete outline of units & delivery options please contact Horizon2: To find out more, please contact us on [email protected] and one of our team will call you at time that suits.

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CHCSS00073-Case Management Skill Set

This skill set covers the skill requirements for case management activities and work throughout the health and community services sector. The Case Management Skill Set will enable students to develop their skills to support participants within the Community Services Sector. You will develop your skills around Case Management activities with respect to the legislation. You’ll develop an understanding of how to assess the needs of a diverse group of people, coordinate their case requirements and advocate for their needs.

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Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field; or
  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process

Course Content

Units of competency:

  • CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements
  • CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
  • CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
  • CHCCSM006 Provide case management supervision

For a complete outline of units & delivery options please contact Horizon2: To find out more, please contact us on [email protected] and one of our team will call you at time that suits.

Upcoming Courses

Contact our team to find for dates of upcoming programs

Course Structure and Fees

Qualifications will be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom session(s). The duration will vary dependant on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student.Where relevant, assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available.

Eligible students may be able to access funding from the QLD Government under Higher Level Skills funding. Co-contribution fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.

For a complete outline of units & delivery options please contact Horizon2: To find out more, please contact us on [email protected] and one of our team will call you at time that suits.

Call 1300 889 564

Click here here to download our list of course fees.

CHCSS00082 – Lead and Mentor

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for team leaders or managers to coordinate, mentor and lead teams and individuals. Specifically, this skill set is for those individuals that have the important role of leading, managing or influence staff within disability organisations or aspire to hold those roles.

With the disability workforce growing at a rapid rate, there is a rising need for qualified leaders to effectively manager/influence/lead this workforce to ensure the best possible service is provided to participants. In order to support this need, this skill set will provide the personal tools to effectively lead while navigating the ever changing needs of the disability sector.

Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field; or
  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process

Course Content

Units of competency:

  • CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
  • TAEDEL404A  Mentor in the workplace
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect and improve own professional practice

Upcoming Courses

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Course Structure and Fees

Qualifications will be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom session(s). The duration will vary dependant on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student.Where relevant, assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available.

Eligible students may be able to access funding from the QLD Government under Higher Level Skills funding. Co-contribution fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.

For a complete outline of units & delivery options please contact Horizon2: To find out more, please contact us on [email protected] and one of our team will call you at time that suits.

Call 1300 889 564

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CHCSS00094 – High Support and Complex Care – Disability Skill Set

This skill set is designed to support those who are already working in Community Services with disability clients to develop skills to enable them to support clients who have complex needs and require a high level of care.

Requirements

Horizon2 currently delivers this skill set to Existing Worker in the Disability services sector, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants. In order to eligible for enrolment individuals must already hold a Certificate III or higher-level qualification in the Community Services and Health industry.

Course Content

Units of Competency:

CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses

CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications

Upcoming Courses

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Course Structure and Fees

Qualifications will be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom session(s). The duration will vary dependant on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student. Where relevant, assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available.

Eligible students may be able to access funding from the QLD Government under Higher Level Skills funding. Co-contribution fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.

To find out more, please contact us on [email protected] and one of our team will call you at time that suits.

Call 1300 889 564

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CHCSS00081 - Induction to Disability

This skill set is designed to assist those who are supporting people with a disability.  It is ideal for new workers, family members or carers of individuals with a disability.  This skillset can be a pathway to the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.

Requirements

Horizon2 currently only delivers this qualification to New Workers in the Disability industry sector, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants. For more information about this please contact our team to discuss your situation.

Course Content

Units of competency:

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Upcoming Courses

Contact our team to find for dates of upcoming programs

Course Structure and Fees

Qualifications will be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom session(s). The duration will vary dependant on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student. Where relevant, assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available.

Eligible students may be able to access funding from the QLD Government under Higher Level Skills funding. Co-contribution fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.

To find out more, please contact us on [email protected] and one of our team will call you at time that suits.

Call 1300 889 564

Click here here to download our list of course fees.

CHCSS00096 – Disability Work – Behaviour Support Skill Set

This skill set will prepare you to provide person-centred support to people with a disability in a range of community services and health contexts.

Learn how to follow and contribute to an individual plan to implement behaviour support strategies and support the ongoing skills development of a person with a disability. Gain skills to facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability and deliver rights-based services using a person-centred approach. You’ll also discover how to assist people with a disability to maximise their participation in various community settings to enhance their psychosocial well-being.

Requirements

Student must be an Existing Worker in the Disability industry sector, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants.  Additionally individuals undertaking this skill set must  hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving provision of direct client care or support or have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process.

Course Content

Units of Competency:

CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS006 Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports

Upcoming Courses

Contact our team to find for dates of upcoming programs

Course Structure and Fees

Qualifications will be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom session(s). The duration will vary dependant on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student. Where relevant, assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available.

Eligible students may be able to access funding from the QLD Government under Higher Level Skills funding. Co-contribution fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.

To find out more, please contact us on [email protected] and one of our team will call you at time that suits.

Call 1300 889 564

Click here here to download our list of course fees.

CHCSS00074 – Child Protection (Skill Set)

This skill set is designed to assist individuals working with Children in a variety of Community Service settings to learn about the legal and ethical responsibilities involved and to identify any signs of trauma, risk or harm.  This skill set will enable you to develop fundamental skills to ensure you are best equipped to work with young people and help ensure their safety.

Requirements

To be eligible for enrolment in this skill set you will need to hold a minimum of a Certificate III or higher, in a Community Services, Health or related field qualifications and be employed in a direct contact role with children, youth and families.

Course Content

Units of competency:

CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCPRT002 Support the rights and safety of children and young people

CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people

Upcoming Courses

Contact our team to find for dates of upcoming programs

Course Structure and Fees

Qualifications will be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom session(s). The duration will vary dependant on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student. Where relevant, assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available.

Eligible students may be able to access funding from the QLD Government under Higher Level Skills funding. Co-contribution fees for the program vary dependant on whether the individual holds a concession card, whether there are credit transfers available. Please contact our office to discuss your situation.

To find out more, please contact us on [email protected] and one of our team will call you at time that suits.

Call 1300 889 564

Click here here to download our list of course fees.

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