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

12 months​

CRICOS Code

097994F

Course Discount

Gold Coast Campus

Start dates

March & July​

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

CHCHCS001

Provide home and community support services

CHCPAL001

Deliver care services using a palliative approach

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

Career Outcomes

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, it is expected that students will have appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the training and assessment requirements.

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

Investment

(this includes $400.00 non-refundable enrolment fee)

Students are responsible for the purchase of textbook/s relevant to this qualification. Payment plans are available.

Inclusions:

  • Course learning and assessment material (excluding textbook/s)
  • Coffee and tea
  • Certification upon successful completion

Payment Plans

Students are required to pay course fees prior to commencement of their term.

Resources Required

Students are required to have access to a computer (or use Alana Kaye’s computer lab) to complete assessment tasks. Alana Kaye are conscious of the environment and where possible, provide resources and assessments in an electronic format. If possible, please bring a laptop to workshops.

COVID-19 Tuition Discount Fee​