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7 Months
980 Hours
$2,350
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This qualification 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. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

  • Overview
  • Pathways
  • Course Units
  • Delivery

This is the new course which supersedes:
Certificate III in Aged Care
Certificate III in Disability
Certificate III in Home and Community Care

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification 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. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Did you know that studying at Enable College can help you get further in the workplace? Find out more below.

Is this career path right for me?

Do you enjoy helping people? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of the elderly and the disabled? Do you have:

  • A friendly and caring approach?
  • The ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds?
  • Tact and sensitivity?
  • A respectful approach to clients?
  • Patience and a sense of humour?
  • Reliability and flexibility?
  • The ability to be a good listener?
  • Team working skills and the ability to use your own initiative?

If you answered yes to the above, then this course will help you begin a rewarding career in the health care industry.

How much will it cost me?

Fee for Service:
Courses from $2,350.

This course cost is fully inclusive of everything you need to complete the course. There are no additional incidental fees. To help with the payment of your fees you may be able to pay your fees by instalments.

What if I have studied before?

If you have existing knowledge or skills relating to the requirements of this course you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). RPL may be granted for knowledge or skills obtained through prior education, training, work and life experiences.

If granted, you may be eligible for credit towards this course, allowing you to finish your study sooner.

Pathways in Individual Support

The Certificate III in Individual Support provides you with the qualifications and expertise to work in the growing disability and aged care industries. Our graduates emerge with the required skills, knowledge and practical workplace experience to care for and support clients in a variety of settings.

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Course Units

This course is made up of 17 units of study, these are divided into 7 core units, 4 units that will relate to the disability specialisation, 3 units relating to the aged care specialisation and 2 elective units. Our range of electives is based on our experience, knowledge and understanding of what employers and the industry are looking for.

CORE UNITS (7)
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
AGEING SPECIFICATION (3 UNITS)
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
DISABILITY SPECIFICATION (4 UNITS)
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
2 ELECTIVES OF CHOICE
CHCCCS011  Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE006  Provide food services
HLTAID003  Provide first aid
HLTHPS006  Assist clients with medication
HLTINF001  Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
 BSBINM201 Process and maintain workplace information

Delivery

The Certificate III in Individual Support is offered as both full time and part time at our Adelaide campus or through our blended learning model. Through our blended learning model you will receive course materials to work through at your own pace as well as attend practical training seminars as required. As part of this course, you will also have the opportunity to experience real life situations through work placement. Whichever delivery method you choose, our experienced trainers will support you every step of the way. To find out the best option for you to study aged care, call Enable College and speak with one of or course advisors today.

  • Study on Campus
  • Work Placement
  • Study Online
  • Full Time Available
  • Part Time Available

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