Skills Group - Health and Community

Course overview

The following units of competency are obtained from the Health and Community course. Health and Community Training prepares learners for the role of workers in community or residential settings in providing “person-centred” support to people who may require further assistance due to ageing, disability and/or other similar reasons.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enrol into this course, learner must:

  • be 18 years old or older

  • obtain a police check

  • have an ability to complete work placement

  • ensure the stable network connection through any type of devices including PCs, laptops, tablet PCs and smartphones (self-pace study – distance activities)

  • Upon acceptance of your enrolment, you will be required to complete the electronic Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment.


  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems – Suggested 2 – 3 weeks to complete.

  • HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication – Suggested 3 – 4 weeks to complete.

  • CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies – Suggested 1 – 2 weeks to complete.

  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues – Suggested 1 – 2 weeks to complete.

Mode of delivery

  • Face to Face learning: traditional classroom-based learning at the designated training location. (Location: L5, 12-14 O’Connell St, Sydney NSW 2000)

  • Distance/online learning: digital classroom based that includes self-directed learning

Assessment methods

Summative assessments may include written/oral questions, practical/observational assessments, and project works with discussion

Additional requirements - Work placement

To achieve the statement of attainment of 3 units of competency, the candidate must have completed at least 28 hours (1 week) of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Course fee

  • Fee for service: $500 per unit

Please contact us at or alternatively on 02 9223 1868 to discuss the payment plan.

Course structure

There are 4 units of competency to complete.


Learners who successfully completed all units of competency and 28 hours (1 week) work placements with documentary evidence from the residential care centres approved by BIA will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework.