Statement of Attainment

This skill set meets industry requirements as specified in the CHC08 Community Services Training Package for work that involves facilitating and coordinating respite and other supports for carers


This skill set has been endorsed by industry as appropriate for people who hold a relevant professional or vocational qualification or commensurate industry skills as evaluated through recognition of prior learning processes.

It provides skills and knowledge required to facilitate and coordinate respite and other supports for carers


The Assessment, Carer Support and Respite Coordination skill set consists of:


add topic CHCRCP401A Use telephone communication skills to assess caller’s needs

add topic CHCRCP402A Conduct assessment of carer’s needs

add topic CHCRCP403A Support carers to access information and services


These units may provide credit towards a number of community sector qualifications at Certificate IV or Diploma level, in particular towards CHC42508 Certificate IV in Community Services (Information, advice and referral)