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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

Looking for a rewarding career?

Enrolling now, contact the College to join the Tuesday evening class, commencing Feb 20, 2018.
This new course has replaced Certificate III in Aged Care & Disability 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. Our course has 15 units – 7 core units and 8 electives. Graduates will receive a dual specialisation in ageing & disability. Industry prefers trained staff who can assist clients with medications, this is an additional unit to the qualification.

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Our tutors are currently employed in the industry and share real life scenarios and case studies to enhance learning. 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.

Students that don’t meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility are required a Fee-for-Service cost of $2,950 (payment instalments available).

Fees include use of library 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 an above average level of written and spoken English language. A current police check will be required.

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

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS023)
  • Meet personal support needs (CHCCCS011)
  • Support community participation and social inclusion (CHCDIS003)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability (CHCDIS007)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Assist clients with medication (HLTHPS006)
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports (CHCDIS002)
  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach (CHCDIS001)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE005)
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS015)

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