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Individual Support (Ageing)

Individual Support (Ageing)

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Have you considered a career in the Aged Care sector? The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will prepare you for work as a carer in a residential aged care facility. It will introduce you to all aspects of a carer’s role including personal care, wellbeing and assistance with daily activities.

Course Information

This course is ideal for those who want to formalise their existing community work skills, and those who wish to work in aged care facilities and care for the elderly.

Practical Placement:
Includes 120 hours industry placement to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and further develop your skills in a workplace setting.

Dates:
2 March 2022 – 12 October 2022

Days:
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, plus work placement

Time:
9:30am – 3:00pm

Career Pathway

Occupational titles may include:

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Care Assistant, Support Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Personal Carer and Field Officer

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements although it is expected that students will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and moderate computer, internet and email skills. You will also need to demonstrate genuine compassion and empathy towards others.

This training program includes an additional industry placement component (minimum 120 hours) and you will need to have a satisfactory national police check (must be obtained by participant following acceptance into the course).

Students are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to commence any accredited training in Australia. Please see staff if you need any advice on this matter.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Course Details

Expression of Interest:
We are pleased to announce that we will be delivering this course starting in March 2022. Please contact us to register your interest or ask for further information – [email protected] or 03 8746 1000.

Enrolment Information:
To be considered for enrolment in this program you must attend a pre-training interview.

At the interview we will assess your eligibility for government assistance with tuition fees and provide you with an individual statement of fees.

Training is delivered with the support of Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, subject to the eligibility of the individual.

To download a printable flyer for the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) click here.

If you are interested in this course click https://djerriwarrh.org.au/contact/

Course Units

Core Units
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 Units
Ageing Elective Units:
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

General Elective Units:
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Course Fees

Tuition Fee Materials Fee Amenities Fee Total Fee Government subsidy*
Government subsidised* $450 $200 $20 $670 $6077
Government subsidised * (Concession) $90 $200 $10 $300 $6437
Fee for service $2500 $200 $20 $2720 $0
Fee for service (concession) $2000 $200 $10 $2210 $0

* Training is delivered with the support of Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, subject to the eligibility of the individual. Click here to check eligibility