Melton: 30 October 2018 Term 4

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.

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.

Course Information

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.

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.

Course Details:

30 October 2018 to 02 August 2019

Tuesday,Wednesday & Friday (3 days per week), plus work placement

9:30am – 3:00pm

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.

Course Fees as at 01/01/2018

CHC33015 - Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing)

Minimum course fees are*:Approx. Government ContributionTuition FeeMaterial FeeAmenities FeeTotal
Government Subsidised Tuition Fee$6,035$450$200$20$670
Government Subsidised Tuition Fee Concession$6,355$90$200$10$300
Full Fee Non-Subsidised Tuition Fee0$2,500$200$20$2,720
Full Fee Non-Subsidised Tuition Fee Concession0$2,000$200$10$2,210

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.

Core Units

CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families
CHCECE007Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAID003Provide First Aid