Aged Care Volunteers

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We are grateful for your service to the mission of The Salvation Army and appreciate the time you are taking to complete the required training. 

Depending on your position, there are different training requirements. Your manager/officer will advise you which training you need to complete. Click the dropdowns below for more information. If you have any questions or not comfortable with online training, please speak to your manager about other options.

 

Mandatory training courses

This section of learning is for volunteers in Aged Care.

As an organisation dedicated to the safety and wellbeing of all our people, as a volunteer, you play an important role in creating this environment. You will need to complete the following

  • Mandatory Training (Foundational): TSA Today/Code of Conduct/WHS
  • Safeguarding@TSA 
  • Aged Care Fundamentals 

Course Name

Description 

Mandatory Training (Foundational) 

The Mandatory Training (Foundational) suite consists of 

  • TSA Today: a general introduction to the mission of TSA
  • Code of Conduct: a guide to TSA's culture and practice 
  • WHS: information and confirmation of TSA's commitment to a safe workplace 

These three (3) modules can be completed by clicking on 'launch course'. You will need to enter your Salvos Workday ID, last name and select the module to begin. 

Safeguarding@TSA  

Safeguarding@TSA is a national 30-minute course that provides vital information about our responsibilities for ensuring TSA is a child-safe organisation. This module can be completed by clicking on 'launch course'. You will need to enter your Salvos Workday ID, last name and select the module to begin. 

Safeguarding@TSA replaces the following courses

  • Keeping Children Safe
  • Safe Salvos 

Things to note:

  • If you have previously completed any of the above 2 courses and your training is still current, you do not need to complete Safeguarding@TSA until your training has expired. 
  • New volunteers will need to enrol and complete this training within 4 weeks of commencing your volunteer role.

For more information please visit the Volunteer Toolkit for Safeguarding@TSA Training

Aged Care Fundamentals 

Aged Care Fundamentals is a mandatory course for all workers in Aged Care. It introduces the principles that embody The Salvation Army and person-centred care. 

Once you have completed the course, you must show your completion certificate to your line manager, or screenshot the final slide. They will then record the completion in your Salvos Workday profile. 

This section of learning is for volunteers in Aged Care who are in leadership, manager or team leader roles. 

As an organisation dedicated to the safety and wellbeing of all our people, as a volunteer, you play an important role in creating this environment. You will need to complete the following

  • Mandatory Training (Foundational): TSA Today/Code of Conduct/WHS
  • Safeguarding@TSA 
  • Aged Care Fundamentals 
  • Building Healthy Communities (WHS for leaders) 

Course Name

Description 

Mandatory Training (Foundational) 

The Mandatory Training (Foundational) suite consists of 

  • TSA Today: a general introduction to the mission of TSA
  • Code of Conduct: a guide to TSA's culture and practice 
  • WHS: information and confirmation of TSA's commitment to a safe workplace 

These three (3) modules can be completed by clicking on 'launch course'. You will need to enter your Salvos Workday ID, last name and select the module to begin. 

Safeguarding@TSA  

Safeguarding@TSA is a national 30-minute course that provides vital information about our responsibilities for ensuring TSA is a child-safe organisation. This module can be completed by clicking on 'launch course'. You will need to enter your Salvos Workday ID, last name and select the module to begin. 

Safeguarding@TSA replaces the following courses

  • Keeping Children Safe
  • Safe Salvos 

Things to note:

  • If you have previously completed any of the above 2 courses and your training is still current, you do not need to complete Safeguarding@TSA until your training has expired. 
  • New volunteers will need to enrol and complete this training within 4 weeks of commencing your volunteer role.

For more information please visit the Volunteer Toolkit for Safeguarding@TSA Training

Aged Care Fundamentals 

Aged Care Fundamentals is a mandatory course for all workers in Aged Care. It introduces the principles that embody The Salvation Army and person-centred care. 

Once you have completed the course, you must show your completion certificate to your line manager, or screenshot the final slide. They will then record the completion in your Salvos Workday profile. 

Building Healthy Communities (WHS)

 

All volunteers who lead people must watch these short videos to ensure they have the needed knowledge and information to create safe and healthy work environments. There will be three modules you'll need to complete. All three modules are available via the 'launch course' button below. 

1. WHS - Manual Handling (20 minutes)

To increase your awareness of hazardous manual tasks and develop your understanding of how to prevent an injury, we have developed this course.

2. Zero Tolerance - Bullying and Harassment (20 minutes)

This course has been designed to increase your awareness of what is considered bullying and occupational violence and describes your responsibilities regarding such behaviours.

3. Zero Tolerance - Discrimination and Equal Opportunity (24 minutes)

This course has been designed to provide you with an overview of our organisation's policies and your legal obligations relating to equal opportunity.