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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Help the elderly of Australia.

Start Date

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Duration

6 months

Delivery Method

Online

Units

13

Quick Info

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Course Duration

6 months

Delivery Method

Online

Work Placement

120 Hours

Pre-Requisites

N/A

There’s an increasing need to support elderly people from their homes and aged-care facilities. The Australian Bureau of Statistics forecasts that our population will soon come to a time where one in five Australians will be aged 65 or older.

This is putting substantial demand on the aged care industry to provide care and support to Australia’s ageing population.

If you have an interest for helping the elderly, undertaking person-centred care or looking to make your first step into Australia’s growing aged-care sector the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) course at TrainSmart Australia is the perfect opportunity for you.

Why TrainSmart?

  • Top Quality Trainer Support
  • Affordable Payment Options
  • Government Subsidies Available

Course Overview

Study the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

This nationally recognised CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) course covers a range of aspects designed to equip students to provide quality and professional assistance to elderly people. Topics covered in this course include working ethically, direct client care, understanding and assessing healthy body systems, empowering the elderly, loss and grief support, individualised support, mental health support and much more.

This 6-month aged care course offers both core and elective units related to the aged care industry so you can fast-track career towards a specific career path. Upon successful completion of this course, you can be employed to work within a diverse range of aged care settings and facilities, including hospitals.

If you’d like to jump into a career where job prospects are strong and secure – where you want to assist and nurture the lives of elderly people  – download the CHC32015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) brochure to find out more information about this course.

Is the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) for you?

If you have a passion for helping the elderly and undertaking person-centred care, then the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is for you!

What will you learn in the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)?

This CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) aged care course covers subjects including working ethically, direct client care, healthy body systems, empowering the elderly, loss and grief, dementia, individualised support, support independence, mental health and more.

How will you study the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)?

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.

How long is the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)?

This qualification is 6 months.

entry Requirements

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (OLNA) or National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) 9 Band 8, OR;
  • C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths, or equivalent, OR;
  • Completed Australian verifiable Certificate I or Certificate II.

All prospective learners will attend a mandatory face to face career counselling session to assess their suitability for this Certificate III level qualification.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

Modules

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This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is broken up into the following Modules.

  • Module 1: Individual Support Part 1
  • Module 2: Individual Support Part 2
  • Module 3: Individual Support Part 3

Module 1: Individual Support Part 1

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTWHS006

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain health and wellbeing by preventing and managing personal stress. This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services settings, in particular work roles that operate in high stress situations and circumstances.

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

HLTWHS002

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members. This unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, in both centre-based and home-based service provision.

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCCCS019

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise situations where people may be in imminent crisis, and then to work collaboratively to minimise any safety concerns and make plans to access required support services. This unit applies to any community services worker involved in crisis intervention. Management of the crisis may involve face-to-face, telephone or remote contact with persons involved.

Work with diverse people

CHCDIV001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Module 2: Individual Support Part 2

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCDIV002

The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety. This unit applies to people working in a broad range of roles including those involved in direct client service, program planning, development and evaluation contexts.

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach. This unit applies to support workers in residential or community contexts.

Support independence and well being

CHCCCS023

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as, physical and emotional wellbeing. This unit applies to workers in a range of community services contexts who provide frontline support services within the context of an established individualised plan.

Work legally and ethically

CHCLEG001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role. This unit applies to community services and health workers who play a proactive role in identifying and meeting their legal and ethical responsibilities.

Module 3: Individual Support Part 3

Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS011

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living. This unit applies to workers who provide support to people according to an established individualised plan in any community services context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAAP001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body. This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology.

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAGE005

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred care and support to people living with dementia. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan. This unit applies to workers in a residential or community context, including family homes. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Provide individualised support

CHCCCS015

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise, provide and monitor support services within the limits established by an individualised plan. The individualised plan refers to the support or service provision plan developed for the individual accessing the service and may have many different names in different organisations. This unit applies to workers who provide support under direct or indirect supervision in any community services or health context.

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCCOM005

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers. This unit applies to a range of health and community service contexts where workers may communicate face-to-face, in writing or using digital media and work with limited responsibility under direct or indirect supervision.

Job Outcomes

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) Career Opportunities

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) qualification can lead to a number of job titles within the community services sector including;

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Respite Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Assistant in Nursing

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All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Based on national surveys.

Payment Options

Standard Rate

$3,500

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $3,500. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
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Units of competency
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Individual Support Part 1

HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Module 2: Individual Support Part 2

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

Module 3: Individual Support Part 3

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 1300 855 517!

* Please note, course Units of Competency are subject to change. These units are valid only on the date of printing.

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