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Great news, this course is included in Fee-Free TAFE.

To be eligible for a Fee-Free place you must be:

  • a resident of Tasmania or working in Tasmania
  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident, an eligible VISA holder, and
  • of working age

Please see the Eligibility criteria below to check if you're eligible.

Fee-Free TAFE and vocational education is a joint initiative of the Australian and Tasmania Governments providing tuition-free training places to students wanting to train, retrain or upskill.

Personal Care Skill Set


  • Alanvale
  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Short course

Study type

  • Mixed Learning

Tuition Fees

Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.

Enhance your skills and knowledge to support people with their personal care needs.

This course is designed to follow on from our CHCSS00114 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set and would be suitable for people who may be working in disability, home and community care or as Home care support Level1, and wish to enhance their skills and knowledge to be able to support people with their personal care needs.

This training provides learners with skills and knowledge on how to correctly assist people who may be ageing or have disability to complete a range of daily living skills. These include assisting with meals, showering, assisting with continence, mobility and recognising and reporting changes in a person’s support needs.

This course also teaches a strength based and reablement approach to support work and ensures support is delivered in a way that enhances the independence and preferences of the individual receiving support.

The skill set comprises one unit from the current Certificate III in Individual Support and is delivered on campus over 6 sessions.

Interested in starting this course?

Contact us today to express your interest or make an enquiry.

Call 1300 655 307 Submit an enquiry

Career opportunities

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Home Care Worker L1
  • Hospital Aide
  • Personal Care Worker

Career opportunities

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Home Care Worker L1
  • Hospital Aide
  • Personal Care Worker

We’re here to help…

At TasTAFE, we understand that everyone's journey is different and sometimes you might need some extra support to achieve your study or career goals.

Whether you are at the very start of your training, returning to study after a long break, or looking to upskill in a specific area, we're here to help you to be successful in your chosen field of study, apprenticeship or traineeship.

Our student support services are available for all students, and aim to provide the support you need to make your learning experience just that little bit easier.

Find out more about what support is available