Aged Services Sector Leadership Skill Set

BUILDING INDIVIDUAL CAPABILITY

This skill set will build an Aged Care Sector leader’s understanding of, care for, and overall relationship with her/his self and their team.  The skills set will focus on the individual’s contribution as an exemplar and an inspiration to others within, and outside of, the organisation.  It will also focus on the leader’s ability to communicate with, relate to, and work effectively with others.

ABOUT THE UNITS AND QUALIFICATION

The 6 units of competence that comprise this skill set were chosen by the Aged Care Services Sector in Tasmania to support individuals and organisations develop the skills and knowledge required to work in the industry.  The units in the skill set are:

These are Nationally Recognised units of competence and support the Australian Aged Care Leadership Capability Framework, a framework for all leaders in Aged Care.  These units also form part of the Diploma of Leadership and Management Qualification (BSB51915).

About the Diploma of Leadership and Management

The BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a widely focused course, suited to many different vocations, and is designed particularly for people wanting to upskill in a number of leadership and management areas. It is designed specifically for supervisors or middle managers that have responsibility for a team of people, as well as those who participate in operational planning and are involved in change management.

To obtain the full BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management, you need to complete 12 units of competence.

Career Pathways

There are a number of career pathways for graduates of this qualification, particularly in the Aged Care Services Sector.   These could include (among others)

  • Team leader
  • Service Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Executive Management / CEO

HOW LONG WILL THE COURSE GO FOR?

The Building individual capability in the Aged Services Sector in Tasmania skill set will start July 2017 and finish June 30 2018.  Workshops will finish in February and then participants will have a few months to complete their assignments.

HOW WILL WE DELIVER THIS SKILL SET?

This skill set will combine face to face workshops AND your own individual study. We may also take into consideration your current work duties. Generally, there will be ONE workshop every 4 to 6 weeks.

HOW MUCH DOES THIS SKILL SET COST?

The cost of this skill set is: $3750.00 Only 20% of this fee is payable by the student (or their organisation.) This fee is payable PRIOR to starting the course.  Please note there are very limited places for this skill set and it is heavily subsidised by Skills Tasmania. Students (or their organisation) are only required to pay an initial contribution of 20% of the course fee. If you enrol and consistently fail to attend the workshops and / or fail to hand in your assessments, you will be billed for the entire course fee. The funding of these skill sets is dependent on students attending the course AND handing in their assessments, so please ensure that you are able to commit to the course requirements PRIOR to signing up.

CAN I GET RECOGNITION?

Yes.  If you believe you have a previously acquired skills, either through work and/or life experience or through formal training, you can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).  You can find out more about what RPL can mean for you in our student handbook.  You can access that here: https://www.globalnetacademy.edu.au/student-handbook/

If you believe you have the relevant skills and abilities that you have learned in your past, please discuss this with us. We will discuss the evidence requirements you will need to provide and any supporting documentation required.

HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD I SET ASIDE FOR EACH UNIT?

The time commitment for each of these units will vary.  Depending on your current job role, you should allocate at least 10 to 12 hours per unit (not including the workshop itself) to the completion of questions and assignments.  For some, it may be quicker, particularly if you are already doing some of the things that the units require. For example, Manage Operational Plans will require you to develop plans.  If you have already done some or all of the activities required by assignments as part of your role, you can submit these as evidence.  For others who have not had the opportunity to undertake activities required by the assignments, more time will be required in research and writing.

COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This course has an entry requirement that you are currently employed in the Aged Care Services sector in Tasmania in 2016 AND are recommended by your organisation to attend.

HOW MUCH DOES THIS SKILL SET COST?

The cost of this skill set is: $3750.00 Only 20% of this fee is payable by the student (or their organisation.) This fee is payable PRIOR to starting the course.  Please note there are very limited places for this skill set and it is heavily subsidised by Skills Tasmania. Students (or their organisation) are only required to pay an initial contribution of 20% of the course fee. If you enrol and consistently fail to attend the workshops and / or fail to hand in your assessments, you will be billed for the entire course fee. The funding of these skill sets is dependent on students attending the course AND handing in their assessments, so please ensure that you are able to commit to the course requirements PRIOR to signing up.

THE WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP

When a plan comes together!

Date: Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Venue: Hobart, Tasmania
Cool quote: “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”  Warren Buffet
Unit
BSBMGT517 – Manage Operational Plan (Core Unit)
Qualification
BSB51915 – Diploma of Leadership and Management
About this workshop
Managers in the aged services sector are often required to develop and monitor operational plans.  In this workshop, we will help you understand how to develop operational plans and the systems and processes that are needed to support the implementation of the plan.  We will discuss strategies to help you identify resources needed for the plan and how to monitor and review the plan. Communication strategies will be a particular focus in this workshop.

WORKSHOP

Power to the people

Date: Wednesday, 9 August 2017
Southern Venue: Queenborough Rise – Peel Street Sandy Bay
Northern Venue: Mt St Vincent 75 South Rd, West Ulverstone
Cool quote:  “Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.”  Donald Rumsfeld
Unit: BSBMGT502 – Manage People Performance
Qualification: BSB51915 – Diploma of Leadership and Management
About this workshop
This workshop focuses on developing your skills to manage the performance of staff who report to you.  We will help you develop skills in developing key result areas and key performance indicators.  We will also focus on developing your skills to provide coaching and feedback to staff and look at ways to reward excellence

WORKSHOP

Changing the way we’ve always done things

Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Southern Venue: Sandown Apartments 1 Wayne Ave, Sandy Bay
Northern Venue: Mt St Vincent (to be confirmed(
Cool quote:  “All organisations are perfectly designed to get the results they are now getting. If we want different results, we must change the way we do things.”  Tom Northup
Unit: BSBINN502 – Build and sustain an innovative work environment
Qualification: BSB51915 – Diploma of Leadership and Management
About this workshop
This workshop will look at innovation and how managers can build and develop environments that are conducive to innovation.  We look at what is innovation and how it benefits an organisation.  What procedures and practices foster innovation and how can we build a culture of innovation.  The workshop will also focus on the importance of effective communication and feedback and allowing staff to be innovative within the organisation context and framework.

WORKSHOP

When divided we stand, united we fall

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Venue: Hobart, Tasmania
Cool quote:  “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”  Michael Jordan
Unit: BSBWOR502 – Lead and manage team effectiveness
Qualification: BSB51915 – Diploma of Leadership and Management
About this workshop
This workshop looks at what it means to be an effective team leader.  We will discuss a range of skills and knowledge that will help managers lead their teams to get the best out of them whilst respecting the individuality of team members.  The workshop will focus on communication and leadership techniques that facilitate team cohesion, the development of policies and procedures surrounding individual and team accountability, the development of key performance indicators and feedback loops.

WORKSHOP

You’re hired!

Date: Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Venue: Hobart, Tasmania
Cool quote:  “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” Theodore Roosevelt
Unit: BSBHRM405 – Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
Qualification: BSB51915 – Diploma of Leadership and Management
About this workshop
This workshop will focus on how to recruit and induct staff. We will look at the skills and knowledge needed to prepare job descriptions and review organisational staffing requirements so that the right people are recruited for the right jobs.

WORKSHOP

We didn’t know we didn’t know that!

Date: Wednesday, 7 February 2018
Venue: Hobart, Tasmania
Cool quote:  “An organisation’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”  Jack Welch
Unit: BSBLED501 – Develop a workplace learning environment
Qualification: BSB51915 – Diploma of Leadership and Management
About this workshop
This workshop will focus on developing your skills to develop, encourage and support a learning environment in your organisation where work and learning come together. The workshop will focus on the development of strategies to facilitate and promote learning and to monitor and improve learning performance, including developing and implementing learning plans.  We will look at how managers can create learning opportunities, promote the desire to learn and the access to learning opportunities.  We will also focus on how to preserve the learning once it has been undertaken and how learning can and should improve an individual’s effectiveness.

THE ENROLMENT FORM

YOUR ENROLMENT APPLICATION

This online form is your enrolment application. By completing this online form, you are REQUESTING enrolment into one of our courses. Enrolment is not guaranteed and may be subject to an interview or to other pre-requisites.  GlobalNet Academy reserves the right, in our absolute discretion, to refuse entry to any of our courses on any grounds.

Enrolment into your chosen course is generally by application AND interview.   Unless we believe that there are some very obvious reasons why you should not be part of the course, you will generally be successful UNLESS the course is over‐subscribed.  If this is the case, we will choose the best applicants.  If you are successful, your enrolment application will become the basis of your enrolment.

WHY WE ASK SO MANY QUESTIONS

We need to ask a number of different questions for our reporting obligations to State and National Regulatory bodies.  We trust that the form will be straight forward and easy to complete.  We appreciate your patience in completing it.

YOU WILL NEED A UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

In order to complete this form, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier.   A 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
  • can be accessed online, anytime and anywhere
  • is free and easy to create and
  • stays with you for life

Your can read more about what a Unique Student Identifer is here: https://www.usi.gov.au/about.   If you do not have a USI, you will need to register online with the government to obtain one. The process is free, confidential and quick. You can create a USI here: https://www.usi.gov.au/students.

DO I HAVE TO ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS?

Many of the question fields are mandatory and you will be required to enter information into these fields.  You can tell if a questions is mandatory if it has an asterix (*) next to it.  We treat your information confidentially so any information that you provide to us will NEVER be divulged to third parties unless we have your permission to do so OR we are required by law to do so.

If you have a mobile phone number, we ask that you provide this as well.  We often contact students by email AND by text message so having your mobile phone number allows us to contact you quickly and easily.

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