|Qualification Name||Certificate III in Individual Support|
|Course Duration:||Full Time 18 weeks|
|Amenities Fee:||$300 (student Contribution)|
|Tuition Fee:||Subsidised through Work Ready for eligible participants. Eligibility and subsidy criteria apply. Check your eligibility at www.skills.sa.gov.au|
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.
This course includes 160 hours of industry placement in an approved aged care (or equivalent) facility setting. The placement is included as part of the course duration.Please note that industry placement is a compulsory part of this program. Placement offers are subject to supply and may affect program duration.
This course aims to provide students with the requisite knowledge,This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who perform duties such as:
A current and valid National Police Check (dated within 12 months) is a mandatory requirement for this program. All applicants are advised that they will be required to produce an acceptable NPC on or prior to commencement of the program.
Please note that online checks are also accepted.
If you currently hold a Department of Communities & Social Inclusion (DCSI) Screening Check for working in the Aged Care Sector and with Vulnerable People please talk with our Admissions team about requirements for screening checks.
Please note that the outcome of any screening check may affect industry placement opportunities, and that this is at the discretion of host facilities.
You will also need to confirm that you are physically fit to carry out the duties of a Care Worker.
Successful completion of Year 11 or mature age entry.
A written application, interview and literacy assessment.
Manual Handling is contacted by third party provider (Saint Hilarion)
Pathways from the qualification
Certificate IV in Aged Care Support
Certificate IV in Disability
Certificate IV in Community Services
Diploma of Nursing
Teaching methods focus on classroom based face-to-face training, which includes lectures and practical tutorials. Classes are small in size and lecturers focus on individual student needs during the learning process.
The emphasis in assessment is on collection of evidence, holistic assessment against the unit of competency and trainer/assessor judgment. Importance is placed on the integration of areas of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and proper work attitudes.The following assessment methods are used:
13 competency units are required to attain Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015
7 Core units plus and 6 Elective units
We aim to equip our graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully satisfy the demands of the workplace.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||core/Elective|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support||core|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being||core|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||core|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||core|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||core|
|HLTAID003||Provide First Aid||Elective|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia||Elective|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationship with carers & families||Elective|
|CHCHCS001||Provide home and community support services||Elective|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control polices and procedures||Elective|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||Elective|
|08:30 am - 10:30 am||Session 1||Session 1||Self Study|
|10:30 am - 10:45 am||Break||Break||Self Study|
|10:45 am - 12:45 pm||Session 2||Session 2||Self Study|
|12:45 pm - 01:15 pm||Lunch||Lunch||Self Study|
|01:15 pm - 03:15 pm||Session 3||Session 3|
|03:15 pm - 03:30 pm||Break||Break|
|03:30 pm - 05:00 pm||Session 4||Session 4|
|05:00 pm - 07:00 pm||Session 1||Session 1||Session 1||Session 1||Self Study|
|07:00 pm - 07:15 pm||Break||Break||Break||Break|
|07:15 pm - 09:15 pm||Session 2||Session 2||Session 2||Session 2 (Finish 08:15 pm)||Self Study|
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Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
Phone: +61 8 8203 9000