HEALTH CARE TRAINING FOR SUPPORT WORKERS

For Support Workers

Ageing and disability

Participants will learn how to implement simple health promotion strategies as well as how to improve access to various health services for the ageing client with a disability.

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Assisting clients with medication

This course develops the essential skills and knowledge to understand medicines and ways in which they can be taken.

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Autism awareness

This short course provides an introduction to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) for support workers.

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Bowel management

This course develops the essential skills and knowledge to provide carers with the skills to support clients with their bowel elimination needs.

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Caring for clients with dementia

Participants undertaking this workshop will explore the causes of dementia and the differing effects.

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Catheter care (urinary)

This short course develops the skills and knowledge to assist clients to manage their urinary elimination needs via a catheter or external drainage device.

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Coeliac disease management

Designed for support workers, this course develops the basic skills and knowledge to assist clients who have coeliac disease.

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Communication and behaviour management

This course will introduce some general communication strategies to assist support workers to communicate more effectively with someone with a disability.

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CPAP and sleep aponea

This course develops the essential skills and knowledge to understand medicines and ways in which they can be taken.

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Diabetes management

This course develops the knowledge to understand the types of diabetes and their medical management.

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Diet and nutrition

Participants will learn about what constitutes a healthy diet according to the Australian Dietary Guidelines, the importance of good nutrition, adequate hydration and food variety.

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Dysphagia

This short course is designed for support workers to develop the skills and knowledge to assist clients with their special care needs when living with dysphagia.

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Epilepsy management

The course develops the essential skills and knowledge to understand and recognise epilepsy, trigger factors and the different types of seizures.

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Food safety awareness

This workshop will assist direct support workers to understand the principles and practices to safely prepare food for others.

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Infection control

This public health-oriented course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to protect themselves and others from infectious diseases in accordance with organisational infection control procedures.

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Introduction to disability work

This course is designed to develop the foundation skills and knowledge required to support a person with a disability.

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Managing challenging behaviours

This training workshop is aimed at people who support individuals with challenging behaviours.

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Managing incontinence

This program will assist direct support workers to understand the principles and practices of managing incontinence.

For Support Workers

Manual handling - basic

This course is designed specifically for people such as drivers, kitchen staff or home care workers and provides the essential knowledge required to recognise the manual handling tasks performed in the workplace.

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Manual handling - essential

This course is designed specifcally for people working as home care workers, personal carers, nurses, aged care or disability support workers.

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Manual handling - advanced

This course includes the content of the manual handling – essential course and builds further on developing the knowledge and skills to undertake safe work practices, minimise the risk of these injuries occurring as well as practical training on how to use a range of manual handling equipment.

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Mental health awareness

Designed to increase awareness amongst employees, this one hour workshop briefly explores the impact of depression and anxiety.

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Mental health - workshop

Participants will develop knowledge to recognise signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and where to to direct the person to seek help.

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Mental health crisis training

This course explores mental health problems and some crisis situations that may impact on work performance. Participants will learn to: recognises signs and symptoms in someone with a mental health problem and engage and support a person during a crisis situation.

For Support Workers

Mental health first aid

This well recognised course based on the International Mental Health First Aid guidelines teaches employees how to assist colleagus, direct reports or others in the workplace that may have developed a mental health illness or are experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Oral health and hygiene

This program is designed for support workers assisting clients to maintain optimum oral health.

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Personal care

This workshop develops the skills and knowledge to assist a client with personal care needs in conjunction with a personal care plan.

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Positive behaviour support

This training workshop will introduce the fundamental principles of positive behaviour support to help gain an understanding of the origins of the problem behaviour.

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Pressure area care

This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to support clients who may be at risk of developing pressure ulcers.

For Support Workers

Shallow suctioning of the oral cavity

This course will develop the skills and knowledge to undertake shallow suctioning of the oral cavity.

For Support Workers

Stoma and ostomy care

This course is designed for support workers to facilitate the daily management of a client with a stoma.

For Support Workers

The role of a disability support worker: Treating clients with respect

This course is designed for those new to the sector to develop an understanding of the role of a disability support worker and the principles of person-centred care.

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Tube feeding management

Designed for support workers, this program will develop the skills and knowledge to manage different types of tubes and feeding regimes and care for the PEG/PEJ tube and insertion site.

For Support Workers

Understanding acquired brain injury (ABI)

This course is designed for support workers to facilitate the daily management of a client with a stoma.

For Support Workers

Midazolam administration for the treatment of seizures

The aim of this course is to provide the essential knowledge and skills you require to effectively care for clients with epilepsy who may require the emergency administration of buccal or intra-nasal Midazolam during a seizure.

For Support Workers

About Premium Health

For Support Workers

We don’t compromise on quality, that’s why all our trainers are Paramedics or Nurses

Training over 50,000 people from a variety of industries every year

National corporate training
provider servicing every State and
Territory

Organisations such as Bunnings and the City of Melbourne trust us with
their first aid and health care training

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Individuals

Join a public course, Australia-wide.

Workplaces

Training can be at your workplace, at our public venues or a venue of your choice.

Groups

For 10 or more people, Australia-wide. Find out more here.

Case Studies

We Don’t Compromise On Our Training

Earlier this year I performed CPR on my husband. I could not believe how quickly I remembered the timing and because I felt so confident I did not panic.

– Premium Health First Aid Course Participant

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“I have completed a number of courses with Premium Health
and I am always extremely satisfied.”

– Suzanne Richards, Viva Energy Australia (Shell)

Our Belief

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The health and safety of all Australians is too important to compromise.

Locations

For Support Workers

Premium Health conducts scheduled courses at over 30 venues Australia-wide

For corporate onsite bookings at your workplace Australia wide contact us

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Public Courses from $125

Co-ordinating training for a workplace? Find out more here
Or book your on-site training Australia-wide

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a USI?

The Unique Student Identifier or USI is a reference number made up of 10 numbers and letters that:

  • creates a secure online record of your recognised training and qualifications gained in Australia, even from different training organisations
  • will give you access to your training records and transcripts (available in mid 2016)
  • can be accessed online, anytime and anywhere
Do I need a USI?

The Student Identifiers Act in 2014 requires that all students enrolled in nationally recognised training provide their Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with their USI. This is applicable to all HLT and VIC units.

How long is my course valid?

Provide First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis are valid for 3 years. It is recommended by the ARC that Provide CPR is updated annually

Where are your venues?

Premium Health offers public first aid training in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. See here.

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