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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is designed to equip you with the knowledge to work in residential aged care facilities, community care, nursing homes, disability services, community-based organisations and even hospitals. This program focuses on teaching you the specialist knowledge to undertake person-centred care. It offers both core and elective units related to the aged care industry so you can work efficiently with individuals and groups of elderly. Upon successful completion of this program, it is expected you will be able to take up a position within a diverse range of aged care settings and facilities.

How will you study?

All your learning resources will be available online. A trainer will be assigned to guide and support you throughout your studies, and will be able to offer help and advice. As part of this course, you must complete 120 hours of work placement. You’ll study 13 units and be expected to complete assessments.  

What are your career opportunities?

This 6 month qualification is ideal for individuals who want to work in aged care either as a personal care worker, respite worker or in community care. There’s an increasing need for workers to support people in their own homes and those with complex requirements, so this qualification can help you meet the needs of the industry today.

Student entry requirements

This qualification is suited to learners who possess a sufficient grasp of the English language, adequate levels of numeracy, and appropriate attitude and motivation to enable them to undertake the demands of a Certificate III level qualification. As part of the selection process, TSA uses the following guidelines to assess suitability of a learner for the program:
  • All prospective learners will attend a mandatory face to face career counselling session to assess their suitability for this Certificate III level qualification;
  • During this session, TSA’s career advisors reference the career counselling and/or Capacity of Benefit notes to summarise their thoughts on whether to proceed with enrolment or not, based on the interview/conversation. This is then retained in the learner record file;
  • All learners are required to undertake an LLN assessment appropriate for a Certificate III level qualification to assess whether their reading and numeracy skills are sufficient to cope with the training program. The LLN assessment result will be retained in their learner record file;
  • In addition, TSA must reasonably believe the learner is academically suited to undertake the course e.g. employment history and/or prior education/qualifications.
 

Cost of this course

$3500 Upfront payment fully self-funded OR payment plans.  

Study units

Module 1: Individual Support Part 1

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

Module 2: Individual Support Part 2

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

Module 3: Individual Support Part 3

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support

  Want to take your studies in community services to the next level? Enquire today about our CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.

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