Health Care Work in the Community - PDC20085

If you work in the community sector caring for others and are looking for an overview of domestic and personal care skills, then this micro-credential is for you. It covers safe medication support practices, risk factors in the home care Environment, hygiene and PPE, and manual handling and safe practice management, to name a few. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.






10 hours

This online micro-credential has been developed for personnel who work in the community sector caring for others. The micro-credential overviews domestic and personal care skills used in the community setting.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Standard Micro-credential Structure

Duration: 10 hours
  1. Identify safe medication support practices
  2. Identify the common risk factors and safe management principles of falls reduction and prevention
  3. Recognise the importance of hand hygiene practices and personal protection equipment
  4. Outline the profound implications of healthy ageing
  5. Identify the standards developed to protect consumers, the workforce and organisations in Human Services in Australia
  6. Describe and identify manual handling risks and safe practice management
  7. Identify common risks and hazards in the home care environment.

This course comprises of the following 7 short courses:

  1. Assisting Client's with Self-Medication
  2. Falls Prevention
  3. Hand Hygiene and Personal Protection Equipment
  4. Healthy Ageing - An Introduction
  5. Human Services Quality Standards
  6. Principles of Manual Handling, Mobility Equipment and Transfers
  7. Risk and Hazard Reduction with Common Services

These courses can be completed as individual courses or completed within this bundled course.


Online Quizzes

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.
Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.
For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.