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Certificate III in Individual Support - Ageing (CHC33015)

As the ageing population increases, Support Staff will be needed in both Aged Care Facilities and through-out Home and Community Care Services. This course offers industry-recognised and practical qualifications so that our students are “job-ready” to prepare them for their new pathway within these areas.

Duration

Estimated completion within 6 months.

Delivery

Classroom & Online Study Options. 120 hours work placement required Note: Students are required to complete a Police Check, Blue Card or Working With Children Check, prior to commencing their vocational placement. Any costs will be shouldered by the student. For students planning to do their vocational placement in Queensland, the National Health and Medical Research Council recommends immunisation for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and influenza. Similar regulations in other states and territories may also apply to you.

Course Frequency

Classroom - Monday & Tuesdays from 9am - 3pm for approximately 13 weeks.

Course Fees

Fee for Service - $3,900 (payment options are available) / Subsidised Co-Contribution - $300 / Subsidised Concession Co-Contribution- $200 / Qld Gov. Certificate 3 Guarantee funding - eligibility criteria applies

ABOUT CERTIFICATE 3 GUARANTEE FUNDING

WHAT IS CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT?

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement 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-centred support.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

WHAT ARE THE GRADUATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES?

Completing a Certificate III in Individual Support can potentially lead to a variety of employment opportunities.
These can include:

  • Care assistant / worker
  • Community / Disability support worker
  • In-home respite care worker / giver
  • Nursing assistant
  • School support officer (working with children with disabilities)
  • Support worker
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Core

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing

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

Electives

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

CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability

CHCAGE001  Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005  Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS011   Meet personal support needs

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