New Direction Training (NDT)

New Direction Training

NextStep Resources Pty Ltd t/a New Direction Training (Provider No. 40881) aims to deliver high quality Nationally Accredited Qualifications in Community and Health sector.

Our point of difference is our ability to provide innovative and responsive training and teaching to diverse students by staff with extensive direct industry knowledge, acquired through academic qualifications and working in the Vocational Education and Training sector for many years. In addition, New Direction Training is focused to serve a wide range of community through learning and assessment models that take into consideration diversity, language, and cultural factors.

NDT primary objective will be to deliver high quality nationally endorsed qualifications in

The nationally accredited Diploma of Project Management gives you the knowledge to step up as a project leader or manager. Gain high-level, transferable skills to succeed in project management roles across a broad range of industries.

Develop the technical, organizational and personal skills needed to manage complex projects in dynamic environments with a Diploma of Project Management BSB50820.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Total number of units = 12 

8 core units  plus

4 elective units,  of which:

  • 2 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • for the remaining 2 elective units:
  • up to 2 units may be selected from the elective units listed below
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Diploma or above, from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Chosen elective units must not include BSBPMG430 Undertake project work.

BSBPMG530 Manage project scope

BSBPMG531 Manage project time

BSBPMG532 Manage project quality

BSBPMG533 Manage project cost

BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources

BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication

BSBPMG536 Manage project risk

BSBPMG540 Manage project integration

BSBAUD514 Interpret compliance requirements

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

BSBDAT501 Analyse data

BSBINS501 Implement information and knowledge management systems

BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change

BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement

BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG539 Manage project governance

BSBPMG541 Manage complex projects

BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT526 Verify client business requirements

MSS015022 Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service

Supersedes and is equivalent to BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to an aging, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgment in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centered support.

Gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to provide individual support in aged care as well as home and community settings.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Total number of units = 13

7 core units

6 elective units, consisting of:

at least 4 units from the electives listed below, at least 2 units must be from those units listed under Groups A, B or C

up to 2 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Individual Support. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialization.

Packaging for each specialization: 

All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) and all remaining electives must be selected from Group D.

All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).

At least four units from Group C electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community).

Where two specialisations are completed award of the qualification would read Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community).

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

CHCCCS015     Provide individualised support

CHCCCS023     Support independence and well being

CHCCOM005    Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001       Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001      Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP001       Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002     Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Group A electives – AGEING specialisation (4 units) 

CHCAGE001     Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005     Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS011     Meet personal support needs

HLTINF001        Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Group B electives – DISABILITY specialisation (5 units) 

CHCDIS001       Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS002       Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS003       Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS007       Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

HLTINF001        Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Group C electives – HOME AND COMMUNITY specialisation (4 units) 

CHCAGE001       Facilitate the empowerment of older people

OR                         

CHCDIS007         Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Plus all of the following units:

CHCCCS011       Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS025       Support relationships with carers and families

CHCHCS001       Provide home and community support services

Group D AGED CARE 

CHCAGE002       Implement falls prevention strategies

CHCCCS001       Address the needs of people with chronic disease

CHCCCS013       Provide basic foot care

CHCCCS017       Provide loss and grief support

CHCCCS021       Respond to suspected abuse

CHCCCS025       Support relationships with carers and families

CHCCCS026       Transport individuals

CHCDIS001         Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS002         Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS003         Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS004         Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

CHCDIS007         Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCDIV002         Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCGRP001       Support group activities

CHCHCS001       Provide home and community support services

CHCLAH003        Participate in planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs

CHCMHS001       Work with people with mental health issues

CHCPAL001        Deliver care services using a palliative approach

HLTAHA001         Assist with an allied health program

HLTAHA019         Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans

HLTAID011          Provide first aid

HLTHPS006         Assist clients with medication

HLTINF001          Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTOHC003        Apply and manage use of basic oral health products

HLTOHC004        Provide or assist with oral hygiene

Other electives  

CHCADV001        Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCAGE002       Implement falls prevention strategies

CHCAGE006       Provide food services

CHCAOD001       Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCCCS001       Address the needs of people with chronic disease

CHCCCS006       Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS009       Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCCS013       Provide basic foot care

CHCCCS017       Provide loss and grief support

CHCCCS021       Respond to suspected abuse

CHCCCS022       Facilitate independent travel

CHCCCS024       Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder

CHCCCS026       Transport individuals

CHCDIS004         Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

CHCDIV002         Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECD001       Analyse and apply information that supports employment and career development

CHCECD002       Deliver and monitor contracted employment services

CHCEDU005       Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs

CHCEDU006       Improve clients’ fundamental financial literacy skills

CHCGRP001       Support group activities

CHCINM002         Meet community information needs

CHCLAH001        Work effectively in the leisure and health industries

CHCLAH002        Contribute to leisure and health programming

CHCLAH003        Participate in planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs

CHCLLN001        Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs

CHCMHS001       Work with people with mental health issues

CHCPAL001        Deliver care services using a palliative approach

CHCPRP001        Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCPRP003        Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCPRT002        Support the rights and safety of children and young people

CHCSET001        Work with forced migrants

CHCSOH001       Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

CHCYTH001        Engage respectfully with young people

HLTAHA018         Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines

HLTAHA019         Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans

HLTAID011          Provide first aid

HLTHPS006         Assist clients with medication

HLTINF001          Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTOHC001        Recognise and respond to oral health issues

HLTOHC002        Inform and support patients and groups about oral health

HLTOHC003        Apply and manage use of basic oral health products

HLTOHC004        Provide or assist with oral hygiene

HLTOHC005        Use basic oral health screening tools

BSBCUS301        Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBINM201          Process and maintain workplace information

BSBMED301        Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

BSBWOR204       Use business technology

BSBWOR301       Organism personal work priorities and development

SITHCCC201       Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery

SITHCCC307       Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

TLIC1051A           Operate commercial vehicle

TLIC3011              Transport passengers with disabilities

TLIH2001A           Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes

No equivalent qualification.

The nationally recognized Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care gives you the foundational skills to begin your career in the industry. Graduate job-ready armed with work placement experience to give the next generation a flying start with a quality early childhood education.

They support the implementation of an approved learning framework and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Total number of units = 18

15 core units

3 elective units

at least 1 must be selected from the electives listed below

up to 2 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

CHCDIV002       Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE001      Develop cultural competence

CHCECE002      Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE003      Provide care for children

CHCECE004      Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCECE005      Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE007      Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE009      Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE010      Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

CHCECE011      Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

CHCECE013      Use information about children to inform practice

CHCLEG001      Work legally and ethically

CHCPRT001      Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004        Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS001     Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCDIV001       Work with diverse people

CHCECE006      Support behaviour of children and young people

CHCECE012      Support children to connect with their world

CHCECE014      Comply with family day care administration requirements

CHCECE015      Attend to daily functions in home based child care

CHCECE017      Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

CHCPRT003      Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people

CHCSAC004      Support the holistic development of children in school aged care

BSBINN301        Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBSUS301       Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWOR301    Organise personal work priorities and development

SRCCRO008B    Interact positively with infants, toddlers and parents in a recreation environment

No equivalent qualification.

This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. They support children’s wellbeing, and development in the context of an approved learning framework. Educators use a range of well-developed skills and knowledge using discretion and judgment when carrying out their work in the context of established policies and procedures. Graduate job-ready armed with work placement experience to give the next generation a flying start with a quality early childhood education.

Early childhood educators work in long day care centers, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Total number of units = 17

15 core units

2 elective units, consisting of:

1 unit from the list below

1 unit from the electives listed below, elsewhere in the CHC Community Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives chosen must be guided by the job outcome sought, local sector requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

CHCECE030        Support inclusion and diversity

CHCECE031        Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing

CHCECE032        Nurture babies and toddlers

CHCECE033        Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE034        Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE035        Support the holistic learning and development of children

CHCECE036        Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

CHCECE037        Support children to connect with the natural environment

CHCECE038        Observe children to inform practice

CHCECE054        Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures

CHCECE055        Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care

CHCECE056        Work effectively in children’s education and care

CHCPRT001        Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID012          Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

HLTWHS001       Participate in workplace health and safety

BSBSTR401         Promote innovation in team environments

BSBSUS411         Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

CHCDIV001         Work with diverse people

CHCECE039        Comply with family day care administration requirements

CHCECE040        Attend to daily functions in home-based child care

CHCPRP003        Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCSAC009        Support the holistic development of children in school age care

HLTFSE001         Follow basic food safety practices

Release 1. CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care supersedes and is not equivalent to CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

Design educational programs that nurture creativity and establish a safe learning environment for all.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Total number of units = 28

23 core units

5 elective units, of which:

at least 2 must be selected from the elective units listed below

up to 3 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

CHCDIV002         Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE001        Develop cultural competence

CHCECE002        Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE003        Provide care for children

CHCECE004        Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCECE005        Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE007        Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE009        Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE016        Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

CHCECE017        Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

CHCECE018        Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE019        Facilitate compliance in an education and care services

CHCECE020        Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour

CHCECE021        Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE022        Promote children’s agency

CHCECE023        Analyse information to inform learning

CHCECE024        Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development

CHCECE025        Embed sustainable practices in service operations

CHCECE026        Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

CHCLEG001        Work legally and ethically

CHCPRT001        Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004          Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS003       Maintain work health and safety

CHCDIV001         Work with diverse people

CHCINM002         Meet community information needs

CHCMGT003       Lead the work team

CHCPOL002        Develop and implement policy

CHCPOL003        Research and apply evidence to practice

CHCPRP003        Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCSAC005        Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care

BSBINN502          Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBLED401         Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT605        Provide leadership across the organisation

BSBSUS501         Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

PSPMNGT605B Manage diversity

No equivalent qualification.

This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. Educators at this level are responsible for designing and implementing a curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved learning framework and for maintaining compliance in other areas of service operations. They use specialised knowledge and analyse and apply theoretical concepts to diverse work situations. They may have responsibility for the supervision of volunteers or other educators.

Early childhood educators work in long day care centers, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:

  • hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or
  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Total number of units = 15

12 core units

3 elective units, consisting of:

2 units from the electives listed below

up to 1 unit from the list below, elsewhere in the CHC Community Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives chosen must be guided by the job outcome sought, local sector requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

BSBTWK502        Manage team effectiveness

CHCECE041        Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

CHCECE042        Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing

CHCECE043        Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE044        Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service

CHCECE045        Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children

CHCECE046        Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE047        Analyse information to inform children’s learning

CHCECE048        Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum

CHCECE049        Embed environmental responsibility in service operations

CHCECE050        Work in partnership with children’s families

CHCPRP003        Reflect on and improve own professional practice

BSBHRM413        Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

BSBOPS502        Manage business operational plans

BSBPEF502         Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBSTR501         Establish innovative work environments

CHCDIV003         Manage and promote diversity

CHCECE051        Promote equity in access to the service

CHCECE052        Plan service and supports for children and families

CHCECE053        Respond to grievances and complaints about the service

CHCECE057        Use collaborative practices to uphold child protection principles

CHCINM002         Meet community information needs

CHCMGT003       Lead the work team

CHCPOL002        Develop and implement policy

CHCPOL003        Research and apply evidence to practice

CHCSAC010        Foster holistic learning, development and wellbeing for school age children

Release 1. CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care supersedes and is not equivalent to CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

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