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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

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. Our course has 13 units – 7 core units and 6 electives. Graduates will receive a dual specialisation in ageing, home and community. Industry prefers trained staff who can assist clients with medications, this is an additional unit to the qualification and can be purchased separately.

Fees

Subsidised places under Community Service Obligation (CSO) or Smart and Skilled funding are available for this qualification. To find out if you are eligible contact HKCC on 9482-1189 to arrange a pre-course interview.

For more information on Smart and Skilled please visit the website https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/ or phone 1300 772 104.

Students that don’t meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility are required a Fee-for-Service cost of $3,450 (payment instalments available).

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

Attendance

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

Students must have 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.

Units

Core Units

  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

Elective Units

  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Entry requirements

Nil

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

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