CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability and Ageing)

Asian Pacific Institute Asian Pacific Institute

Course description

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability and Ageing) runs for 15 weeks fulltime, including both 9 weeks of in-class lectures and 6 weeks of mandatory practical placement with an aged care facility (minimum 120 hours), and a disability services agency. Essential knowledge and skills will be assessed through written work, simulated exercises, workshops and industry placement. In addition to this training, students from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds will be able to receive language support (if required) to enable them to work through their notes and to prepare for assessment. POTENTIAL JOB: Assistant in Nursing (AIN), Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in an Aged Care Facility, Community support Worker, Home Care Assistant, or Community Care Worker PATHWAYS: Students aspiring to continue with further study can upgrade to the Certificate IV in Ageing Support or Certificate IV in Disability, or diversify into other fields within Community Services. Students can also advance into Diploma level studies or other health care professions such as Nursing at a tertiary level. Unit Code Unit Title CHCCCS015 Provide individualized 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 CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia* CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs HLTAID003 Provide first aid** HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Start date JAN
  • Duration 15 weeks
  • Domestic Cost AUD $2,950 Self-Funded
  • International Cost AUD $2,950 Self-Funded
  • Qualification Certificate III
  • Study mode Full time