The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support will equip you with the industry knowledge and hands-on experience to provide individualised support and care to those who are elderly or disabled in aged care and in-home settings.
Working within the aged care industry can be a rewarding, satisfying, and fulfilling career that will make a positive impact on the elderly community. With numerous challenges on a physical and emotional level, this essential and necessary sector is projected to flourish and grow exponentially throughout the coming years. This sector provides services for more than 1.2 million citizens and this is estimated to double in the near future, increasing the need for more skilled and qualified workers to join this industry.
This sector is predicated to become one of the largest areas of employment in the next two decades. Position vacancies are set to grow in order to meet these ever-increasing demands, providing myriad opportunities for you to be involved in a life-changing industry.
Once you’ve gained the relevant experience and qualifications, you can successfully begin your satisfying and rewarding career in helping others and changing their lives for the better.
This qualification will help you prepare for your rewarding career within the sector. You will learn how to provide individualised support, communicate and work in health or community services, work with diverse people, follow safe work practices for direct client care and support the independence and well-being of your clients.
Depending on your choice of electives, you are able to specialise in the ageing or disability sectors of this qualification.
There are 120 hours of work placement required to achieve competency in this qualification; depending on your specialisation you will complete the hours in an aged care facility, disability support service or respite centres.
This nationally accredited qualification provides the foundations required to upskill and pursue further course studies in the community and health care setting or go on to university.
Successful completion of this qualification may lead to employment as a:
These services are delivered on behalf of The Learning Collaborative by approved Third Parties. Our Third Parties are conveniently located throughout south-east Queensland.
It is the responsibility of the approved Third Parties to recruit, enrol, support, train and assess students undertaking this course. The Learning Collaborative, in consultation with the approved Third Parties, is responsible for support and certification of all students enrolled in this course.
Full fee payment option available. Please contact us for more information.
This qualification contains 13 units. These units are made up of 7 core units plus 6 elective units.
Below lists the current electives available for selection, please contact us for more information.
GROUP A ELECTIVES – AGEING SPECIALISATION
GROUP B ELECTIVES – DISABILITY SPECIALISATION
A current police check is required before commencement of practical placement.
Students may be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment to determine any learner support requirements.
For all students undertaking nationally recognised training in Australia, it is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To make your USI, visit the Australian government page here: Create a USI.
If students hold prior relevant work experience or formal qualifications issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), these may count as credit towards specific units. Please contact us for more information regarding eligibility or applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
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