Specialist Courses - Nationally Recognised Qualifications - Customised Training and Consultancy

Practical skills workshop (health only) for disability support practitioners and team leaders

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                  

This course is available:

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees, who recently transferred from ADHC, only

Why choose this course?

This is a half day compulsory induction activity for disability support practitioners and team leaders who recently transferred from ADHC and who already have completed manual handling training.  It is part of a blended training program with prerequisite online learning.

What content does the program cover?

This practical workshop includes hands-on application of skills relevant to their roles in:

  • medication simulations

  • infection prevention and control

  • epilepsy and emergency first aid

It supports the learning from two online courses Assist with medication and Infection prevention and control.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees working with clients must complete the online courses followed by this practical component to complete their training in these modules.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing and must wear closed-toe shoes.

Does the program have any prerequisites?

The following two online learning courses must be completed 1 business day prior to attending this course.  These courses can be accessed via the Online Learning System.

  • Assist with medication - online

  • Infection prevention and control - online

Employees must also have read the CPA Medication policy (NS6-5-4) and Infection Control policy (NS6-5-2).

Course completion requires:

Completion of the two (2) online learning modules in addition to participation in the practical activities of medication and infection control scenarios and epilepsy training.

For participants required to complete Certificate III Individualised Support or Certificate IV in Disability, elements of this practical workshop contribute to your formal assessment for the unit of competency ‘Follow safe work practices for direct client care - HLTWHS002’.

How long is the course?

Duration: Half day

Time: Please see scheduled times below or enquire

Where can I get more information?

Contact:  Training Alliance team
Email:      training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone:     +61 2 9975 8715

Cancellation conditions apply

Enquire Now

Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Fri 25 May 2018 at 9:00AM 1 class Ryde Register
Fri 25 May 2018 at 1:00PM 1 class Ryde Register
Wed 30 May 2018 at 1:00PM 1 class Allambie Register