Who is this Certiﬁcate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) Course for?
This qualiﬁcation is for those people who want to work in a community and residential setting for example in Aged Care, Community Care and Disability Care. This qualiﬁcation will give the learner broad knowledge and skills to assist in improving the quality of life of people in need of support in our community.
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 practical placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
This qualiﬁcation will help prepare you for work in a varied number of professions such as:
Assistant in nursing, Nursing assistant, Home care assistant, Personal care worker, Personal care assistant, Care assistant, In-home respite worker, Care service employees, Care worker, Community care worker, Personal care giver, Accommodation support worker, Field officer, Community house worker, Community support worker, Residential care worker, Disability service officer (in some jurisdictions), Support worker.
Learning period & fees
Face to face: 13 weeks, plus practical placement of 3 weeks.
Distance: Up to 6 months, including practical placement of 3 weeks.
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Note: Students are required to obtain a National Police Check to complete this qualification. The cost of the Police Check is payable by the student.
Students choosing the Distance study mode will be required to purchase materials at a cost of $15 to $18 per unit.
|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|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|