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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community Care) Details
- National Code: CHC33015
- Units: 7 core + 6 electives
- Location: 250 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC and 1 Watton Street, Werribee
- Delivery Mode: Classroom, Directed Study and Work Placement
- Duration: 9 months
- 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
- Fees: From $20*
|Government Funded* or Concession||Traineeship^||Full Fee|
|Funded from $100 / Concession from $20||From $650||$6,500|
Enrolment fees include textbooks, resource and Students ID charges. All our courses are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding. ^ Eligibility criteria apply. Employers 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.
There are no formal pre-requisites for this course, however, you will need to go through a pre-training review process to determine if you are suitable for this course.
This training is delivered with Victorian & Commonwealth Government funding. *Eligibility criteria applies. To see if you qualify for Government funding, click here!
Candidates are required to provide evidence of the following for work placement:
- National Police Check
- Current First Aid Certificate
- Statutory Declaration
RPL and Credit Transfer are available. Fees apply. Please see our website for more information on fees and terms and conditions.
Updated 28 October 2018 BD
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
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.Apply Now