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Certificate III in Individual Support - Ageing (CHC33015)

Do you believe we all deserve dignity, care and support as we age? Make a difference by becoming an aged care worker and help our elderly people stay involved in social situations, retain the freedom to enjoy their own environment longer and help facilitate their rights.

As the ageing population increases, support staff will be needed in both aged care facilities and throughout home and community care services. This course offers industry-recognised and practical qualifications.

This course is supported by Qld Gov. Certificate 3 Guarantee funding - eligibility criteria applies.

Duration

Estimated completion within 6 months.

Delivery

Classroom & Online Study Options. 120 hours work placement required.

Course Frequency

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

Course Fees

Subsidised - $640
Subsidised Concession - $440
Full Fee - $3,900 (payment options are available)

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Individual Support students learning manual handling techniques from selectability Training educator Tracey Frost

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.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 

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.

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

FUNDING & PAYMENT OPTIONS

Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding

The Queensland Government provides Certificate 3 Guarantee funding* for a range of certificate III qualifications for eligible people. 

*A student contribution fee applies.

For this course the subsidy could bring your cost of study down from $3,900 to $640 or $440 (concession)

Ask your accountant if you are eligible to claim your self-education costs as a tax deduction.

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User Choice Funding

Apprenticeships and traineeships combine training with working in a real job, with a real boss, for a real wage.

Apprentices and trainees work towards the completion of a nationally recognised qualification while learning valuable skills at work and under the guidance of a training organisation.

Talk to our team about your eligibility.

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Payment Plan

For some courses you may be eligible to pay your fees via direct debit agreement with selectability Training. 

Talk to our team to select the right payment plan for your situation.

Upfront payment

Prior to the commencement of your course you may pay your fees as an upfront payment at the selectability Training office or over the phone.

EFTPOS, all major credit cards and cheques are accepted.

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Units of Competency

Core

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

Elective

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

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