Skill set details

CHCSS00017 - Disability work skill set - people with a disability who are older (Release 2)


Usage recommendation:
The Deleted usage recommendation was implemented on 13 June 2017 to describe training components that have no replacement. Enrolments in training components and statements of attainment or qualifications issued before 13 June 2017 are valid. For any components marked as deleted after 13 June 2017, the applicable transition/teach-out periods apply. For specific questions regarding the enrolment, delivery or issuance of a statement of attainment/qualification, please contact your training regulator.
DeletedDeleted from CHC08 Community Services Training Package07/Dec/2015

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 07/May/2012
(View details for release 1) 25/Mar/2011

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Modification History

CHC08 Version 3 

CHC08 Version 4 


Disability work skill set – people with a disability who are older

Disability work skill set – people with a disability who are older

Updated in Version 4

ISC upgrade changes. Update of unit codes. No change to competency outcome.


Not Applicable

Pathways Information


These units may provide credit towards a range of community sector qualifications at Certificate IV or Diploma level.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Skill Set Requirements


CHCAC412B Provide services to older people with complex needs

CHCAC416A Facilitate support responsive to the specific nature of dementia

CHCAC417A Implement interventions with older people at risk of falls

CHCCS426B Provide support and care relating to loss and grief

CHCDIS313A Support people with disabilities who are ageing

Target Group

Target group 

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as appropriate for people who hold a community services qualification at Certificate IV level or higher or commensurate industry skills as evaluated through recognition of prior learning processes.

It provides a set of skills for workers responsible for working with older people with a disability.

Please note that pre-requisite requirements included in these units of competency MUST be addressed.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

Required form of words for Statement of Attainment 

This skill set meets industry requirements as specified in the CHC08 Community Services Training Package for working in a service delivery program which supports older people with a disability.