CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT (AGEING, HOME AND COMMUNITY)

Study Aged Care Course in Melbourne

Planning to study the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) in Melbourne, Victoria? Working in the ageing and home and community care sectors is a fulfilling and rewarding career.

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START:
August 24, 2017
DURATION:
26 weeks
ID:
CHC33015
This course is eligible for the Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG)
Planning to study the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) in Melbourne, Victoria? Working in the ageing and home and community care sectors is a fulfilling and rewarding career, suited to individuals who want to empower the elderly, contribute to their quality of life and achieve real personal satisfaction through their work.
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OUR INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT COURSE

MCIE’s CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) 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.

This course can help you open up career opportunities you’ve always dreamed of – possibilities include:

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Care worker
  • In-home respite worker
  • Community care worker
  • Personal care assistant
  • Support worker

Designed to equip you with the crucial skills you need to work effectively in the ageing and home and community care sectors, the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) will help you learn how to deliver vital support and care for clients in residential aged care with a supervised, hands-on work placement in Victoria.

You will be equipped with the skills you need to help provide support to elderly individuals with a variety of needs and to work with groups of older people, helping them maintain their independence. This qualification also teaches students how to provide support to people living with dementia and recognise healthy body systems in a healthcare context.

 

WHY WE’RE A TOP PROVIDER

MCIE Awards

With MCIE’s nationally accredited qualification, you can make a true difference in the lives of the elderly.

Our aged care training has been developed in consultation with the community services industry to ensure graduates are equipped with necessary skills to build a rewarding career.

Join our successful graduates who are now employed within the Australian aged care and community services industry.

CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT (AGEING, HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE) DETAILS

  • National Code: CHC33015
  • Units: 7 core + 6 elective
  • Fees: From $20*
  • Location: MCIE Campus
  • Delivery Mode: Classroom, Directed Study and Work Placement
  • Duration: 26 weeks
  • Assessment: Written, simulated and workplace based practical observations
  • Work Placement: A minimum of 120 hours Work Placement must be undertaken
  • Prior experience: RPL & Credit Transfer is available

 

WHAT DOES IT COST

Government Funded* or Concession Traineeship^ Full Fee
Funded from $100 / Concession from $20 From $650 $6,5000

Enrolment fees include text books, resource and Students ID charges. All our courses are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding. ^ Eligibility criteria applies. Trainees may be eligible for State and/or Federal Funding. * Eligibility criteria applies. For any further course costs, such as re-assessment fees, please refer to the student handbook.

 

PRE-REQUISITES

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course.

 

ELIGIBILITY

This training is delivered with Victorian & Commonwealth Government funding. *Eligibility criteria applies. To see if you qualify for Government funding, click here!

 

INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates are required to provide evidence of the following for work placement:

  • National Police Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Statutory Declaration

 

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

RPL and Credit Transfer are available. Fees apply. Please see our website for more information on fees and terms and conditions.

Course 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

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
HLTAID003 Provide first aid


Address

Level 5, 250 Collins St Melbourne 3000   View map

As one of Australia’s fastest growing industries, ageing and home & community care offer exciting career opportunities and secure, flexible employment, with the opportunity to work in residential aged care facilities, delivering services directly to people’s homes, and in respite and palliative care facilities.

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