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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Meet personal support needs (CHCCCS011)
  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS015)
  • Assist clients with medication (HLTHPS006)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS023)
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE005)
  • Support relationships with carers and families (CHCCCS025)
  • Provide home and community support services (CHCHCS001)
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach (CHCPAL001)
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Looking for a rewarding career?

This new course has replaced Certificate III in Aged Care. It reflects the role of workers in residential or community setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Partnerships with Industry creates high quality training and employment.

HKCC consults with industry and health care providers to develop their work force with recognised qualifications, skills and currency. Industry requires trained staff who can assist clients with medications and deliver care using a palliative approach. Our course has 14 units – 7 core units and 7 electives, 3 elective units in Ageing and 4 elective units in Home and Community. Graduates will receive a dual qualification in ageing, home and community.

During the course learners are required to complete 120 hours of clinical placement and complete all written assessments to be awarded the qualification.

Subsidised places under Smart and Skilled are available, make an appointment with the course coordinator to check your eligibility.

Fees include manuals, classroom tutorials, tutor workplace visits, practical assessments, plus notes/handouts. Cost does not include First aid training. Most employers require first aid training.

Students must have a high level of written and spoken English language. A current police check will be required.
The course is on Wednesdays and Fridays 9am – 2.30pm at Level 1, 45 Hunter St, Hornsby.

Contact college on (02) 9482 1189 to arrange an appointment with the Course Co-ordinator.