Trauma and Residential Support Skills

Duration

8 weeks x 6 hrs classroom based study / 2 x full day Workshops x 6 hrs per day

Schedule

10 October 2018 to 6 December 2018 inclusive of 4 weeks of placement some of which will be in a child protection organisation (from 14 Nov to 7 Dec 2018)

2 full days per week on Wednesdays and Thursdays each week (both on campus and directed learning)

9.00 am to 3.30 pm (with 30 minutes for lunch)

Prerequisites

Enrolment Requirements:

- You must complete a compulsory pre-training review and language, literacy and numeracy quiz (PTR/LLN) before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a PTR/LLN review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete the pre-training review before class will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

- You must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to enrol in an accredited course. You can apply or get more information at www.usi.gov.au.

- Photo identification (including your date of birth) must be provided at the training

PDF Download

SWTAFE_ShortCourse_Brochure_Trauma and Residential Support Skills.pdf

What You Learn

This program will provide training and assessment in the four community service units that are now mandatory for those people working in residential care and support services. The course will be offered via a blended delivery model consisting of on campus, face to face classes and activities via SW TAFE Online and includes a work placement component to complete observations and assessments.

This course is for people working within the Community Services Industry, members of the public who already have a certificate level qualification in community services wanting to enter this industry and work in child protection, foster care or residential care work.

What You Get

Statement of Attainment for the four units of competency being:

CHCPRT009 - Provide Primary Residential Care

CHCCCS009 - Facilitate response behaviour

CHCPRT010 - Work with children and young people with complex and attachment issues and needs

CHCMHS007 - Work effectively in trauma informed care 

Course fees are inclusive of learning resources which will be provided for each unit of study

Materials to Bring

Pen and note pad for notes

Computer or portable device

Internet connection at home to help with study

Photo Identification (such as Driver's Licence)

Dress Code

Casual

Description

This program will provide training and assessment in the four community service units that are now mandatory for those people working in residential care and support services. The course will be offered via a blended delivery model consisting of on campus face to face classes and activities via SW TAFE Online and includes a work placement component to complete observations and assessments.

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
  • Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
  • Library and Research Centre
  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy