CHC33015

Certificate III in Individual Support

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Individual Support is a qualification that provides students with the ability to support patients who are in nursing homes, hospitals or clinics due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Workers will be expected to perform a range of tasks which may include: following care plans to provide care to clients, assisting with personal care (showering, bathing, shaving, toileting, oral hygiene, dressing), assisting with meals and feeding, assisting clients to move around, assisting with lifting and turning clients who are immobile or confined to bed and communicating with families.

The job role requires a person who is patient, has good communication skills, uses discretion and judgement, has a commitment to the rights of the elderly and disabled people to live dignified lives and who takes responsibility for their own outputs

Type

International

Delivery

Face-to-Face

Duration

52 weeks
20 Hours/Week
4 Terms

CRICOS Code

097994F

Course Discount

Gold Coast Campus

Start dates

24 January 2022
19 April 2022
11 July 2022
3 October 2022

Course Breakdown

Core Units

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

Elective Units

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS011

Meet personal support needs

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

CHCPAL001

Deliver care services using a palliative approach ​

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

Career Outcomes

Entry Requirements

  • Students must be aged 18 years and above
  • Evidence of acceptable English language test course as below:
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), internet based test 46
    • Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) 162
    • Pearson Test of English Academic 42

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.

Course Fees

Darwin

  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $6,000

Contact international@alanakaye.edu.au for information on discounted fees.

Gold Coast

  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $6,000

Contact international@alanakaye.edu.au for information on discounted fees.

Inclusions:
  • Course learning and assessment material
  • Qualified industry expert trainer
  • Student support
  • Coffee and tea
  • Certification upon successful completion