Skill set details

CHCSS00114 - Entry into Care Roles Skill Set (Release 4)


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4 (this release) 01/Jul/2023
(View details for release 3) 01/Mar/2023
(View details for release 2) 15/Dec/2021
(View details for release 1) 19/May/2020

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Modification History



Release 4

Minor change to update Infection Control unit of competency. Equivalent outcomes.

Release 3

Minor change to update Infection Control unit of competency. Equivalent outcomes.

Release 2

Skill Set Requirements updated. Equivalent outcomes.

Release 1

CHCSS00114 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set. New skill set.


This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support for basic client care for a range of roles and purposes required within the aged care and disability support sectors. The support provided in client care will be predominantly non-direct, with some basic direct client care, in order to maintain the safety of both the learner and client in care.

For information on delivery and associated job roles, please refer to the relevant Companion Volume Implementation Guide: RTO Factsheet available on VETNet



Provide individualised support


Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control


Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Pathways Information

The units provide credit towards the Certificate III in Individual Support and other qualifications that allow for selection of these units.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Skill Set Requirements

Not Applicable.

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who use introductory care practices to support fully qualified carers within an aged care or disability support environment. Candidates who complete this skill set would be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to undertake job tasks to support fully qualified carers, such as making beds, providing assistance to maintain a clean environment and communicating with carers as part of the support service.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from HLT Health and CHC Community Services Training Packages meet industry requirements for basic entry level care in aged care and disability support contexts.