Statement of Attainment

Required form of words for Statement of Attainment

This skill set meets industry requirements as specified in the CHC08 Community Services Training Package or HLT07 Health Training Package for work in providing oral health support as part of a role in providing direct client care services


This skill set has been endorsed by industry as appropriate for people who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher or who have commensurate industry skills as evaluated through recognition of prior learning processes.

It provides a set of skills for providing clients accessing aged care services with information about basic oral hygiene and care through the provision of educational and motivational information including the demonstration of oral hygiene practices and techniques where appropriate and assisting in the implementation of associated oral health care practices.

Application of this skill set is intended to support clients to maintain an appropriate level of oral health care as identified by a relevant oral health practitioner and to identify potential oral health issues for referral to an appropriate oral health practitioner.


The CHC08 Oral health care skill set - to work with aged care clients consists of:


add topic CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people

add topic CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia

add topic CHCOHC303B Use basic oral health screening tools

add topic CHCOHC402A Support clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care

add topic CHCOHC406B Provide or assist with oral hygiene care


These units may provide credit towards a number of community sector or health qualifications at Certificate IV level or above.