CHCSS00075 Chronic Disease Skill Set

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for work assisting clients with self-management of chronic disease. This skill set is to support those that already hold a Certificate lll Qualification in this sector and who are an existing worker in the field and wish to expand their skills and knowledge to provide care and support to assist clients with self-management of chronic disease.

Occupational titles for existing workers may include:

  • Support Worker
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Care worker
  • Disability Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Attendant

Course Duration – 22 Hours

This course is delivered via blended model which includes:

  • Online delivery for two units of competency
  • One day per week Trainer led support sessions with trainer 9.00am – 3:00pm
  • Practical Simulation 4 hours
  • Workplace Assessment will include on-the-job activities on actual clients of a workplace, under the direct supervision of a Trainer/Assessor.

Course Structure – CHCSS00075 – Chronic Disease Self-Management

Skill Set: In order to gain the Skill Set, 2 units of competency must be completed for this qualification.

Unit CodeUnit Name
CHCCCS001Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCCCS023Support independence and well being
# To receive an award for this skill set Students are required to complete all units listed above as competent within a period of 12 months.

Students will be provided with all the Student training and assessment materials for each unit of competency required to complete the course.


The target learner are people who are an existing worker in the community services & health industry in a role that involves the provision of direct client care and support. The target learners and entry requirements for this course must:

  • hold a Certificate III in Individual Support (or equivalent)
  • be over 15 years of age, who have finished or left secondary school
  • undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Skills Indicator assessment questionnaire
  • have technological skills to undertake computer/online work and have
  • access to a computer and software with the following minimum specifications
  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later, or Mac OS X or above; Microsoft Office or equivalent and Adobe Acrobat Reader/Adobe Flash Player and up to date internet browser


  • Photo Identification (Drivers Licence or Passport)
  • All Completed forms from the enrolment pack
  • Unique Student Identification Number (USI)
  • Completed Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills Indicator
  • Copy of your Certificate III Qualification


*Full Fee for Service Program Fee: $485 or

Funded via Investing in Skills – Higher Level Skills, a Queensland Government Initiative

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**Concessional co-contribution fee – $15; or non-concessional co-contribution fee – $20

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