Classroom Training – An 8-hour classroom session per month. Learning activities will reinforce theoretical knowledge, and workplace skills will be practiced and placed into context.
Coaching Sessions – 1:1 Assessment Support sessions are scheduled, as required with up to 4 x 1 hour sessions per student over the duration of the course.
Self-paced Learning – Students are encouraged to undertake 19 hours per week of self-paced learning throughout the duration of the course. This time may include classroom training, assessment support sessions (online or in the classroom), 1:1 coaching sessions, completing assessments, self-directed learning activities, self-directed research and work placement.
Assessment Support Sessions – Assessment support sessions will be offered to support learners in the completion of their assessments. Learners will be invited to attend either face to face sessions or online support sessions.
Role Play/ Demonstration Assessment: Following completion of the classroom training sessions, learners are required to return to class to complete any Role Play, Demonstration and/or Practical assessment components not covered in the classroom sessions.
Work Placement – A total of 120 hours of work placement is undertaken throughout the duration of the course. Learners will complete their work placement as Home and Community Support Workers. Meditech Training College will organise the work placement for all learners in either Home and Community support work with Meditech Staffing or Aged Care Support in an Aged Care Facility. Learners will be supervised during their work placement by an allocated workplace supervisor.
Workplace Observation – The Trainer/Assessor schedules at least one visit to each learner at their work placement location, where practical demonstration is observed and assessed.