Planning to study the Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) in Melbourne, Victoria? Working in the aged care sector is a fulfilling and rewarding career.
+ Personal Care Assistant
+ Aged Care Worker
+ Accommodation Support worker
+ Clerical Worker
+ In-Home Respite Worker
+ Care Service Worker
+ Duration: 38 weeks
+ Work placement: 120 hours
Local students No
International students Yes
How can I study?
This course is available to study on campus, virtually and traineeship. Call us to discuss your study options.
- National Code:CHC33015
- CRICOS Code: 102278K
- Units: 13 units (7 core + 6 electives)
- Location: Level 9, 250 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 3000
- Delivery Mode: This qualification is delivered through a blend of formal face to face classes at MCIE campus and online self-paced learning. (15 hours classroom delivery & approximately 5 hours online learning per week)
- Assessment: Methods for assessment include written Q&A, observations, research assignments or projects
- Duration: 38 weeks (including holidays)
- Prior Experience: Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer are available
- Tuition Fee: $9,300
- Materials Fee: $300
- Administration Fee: $200
This nationally recognised course is ideal if you are looking to develop your career in the highly rewarding aged and community care industry. You could become…
- Personal Care Assistant
- Aged Care Worker
- Accommodation Support worker
- Clerical Worker.
- In-Home Respite Worker
- Care Service Worker
There are no pre-requisite units for this qualification.
An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:
- IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DHA regulations or
- satisfactorily completing ELICOS at Upper Intermediate level from a NEAS endorsed English Training Centre or
- completion of secondary studies equivalent or higher to an Australian Year 12 qualification from an
English-speaking country or
- completion of MCIE English Placement Test with an overall score of 5.5 or above
- other tests like PTE, TOEFL and OET are also considered equivalent for direct entry into MCIE VET courses
Other entry requirements include:
Academic: Completion of senior high school or equivalent to the Australian Year 11 of education
Regulatory: A current and valid passport, A valid study visa that covers the duration of study for the course
Age at Commencement: MCIE will not accept overseas students who would be under 18 years of age at the time of proposed commencement
Special Consideration: Students who have completed one year of study in Australia (Cert III, AQF Qualification or above) are exempt from submitting Year 11 qual or equivalent + IELTS results
Training is delivered face-to-face by qualified trainers and students are required to attend each scheduled class. The trainer will moderate the learning pace, method and sequence appropriate to student learning needs. Learning methods will vary and can include case studies, project based learning, multimedia presentations and instruction, group discussion; and on-line discussions and participation using social media groups.
Assessment tasks and strategies cover a wide range of methods and may include the creation of specific written documents, projects or reports, formal questions (multiple choice, short and long answer), practical demonstrations, small or large group tasks, oral presentations, problem-solving tasks, and case studies. (Broadly classroom assessments have two or three assessment tasks for each unit of competency). Students are provided with task assessment instructions including the task due date.
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
This is Nationally Recognised Training,
leading to Australian Qualifications
Framework (AQF) qualification or a
Statement of Attainment.
The best to anybody interested in doing aged care. I would definitely recommend it.