CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding
Cricos Code 093374M

Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Careers

This qualification can lead to positions such as, Personal Care Assistant, Nurse's Aide, Family Support Worker, Residential Care worker, Transport Support Worker, or Field Officer (Community Services).

Pathways

Students can pathway into courses such as Certificate IV in Ageing Support, Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance and Diploma of Nursing.

Course Delivery

Mildura: This program will be delivered at Mildura campus over a 6 month period with 120 hours practical placement working in a residential facility. Horsham: This program will be delivered over an 18 months period in Nhill with 120 hours of practical placement.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are: Must be 18 years of age or turning 18 within 2 months of commencement of course. A completed course application form incorporating a Pre-Training Review. Completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment (LLN). Prior to admission of the course, the student must obtain and provide evidence of: A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate. A satisfactory International Police Clearance Certificate (for International Students Only). A Working with Children Check (only if completing placement in home and community care). Must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia or hold the appropriate Visa (for International Students Only)

Expected Time to Complete

6 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support 30
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing 80
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services 30
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically 55
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems 70
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care 25
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people 50
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia 65
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs 60
HLTAID003 Provide first aid 18
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication 80
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 25

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Project
  • Practical task
  • Role play/Simulation
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2020
Government Subsidised $2,694 $2,694
Concession $943 $943
RPL Government Subsidised $1,323 $1,323
RPL Concession $265 $265
RPL Self-funded $1,985 $1,985
Self-Funded $3,356 $3,356

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in selected courses at TAFE, if you’re eligible. Eligibility criteria apply. Free TAFE on selected courses only. Other fees and charges may apply. See www.freetafe.vic.gov.au.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Full Year, Trainee
2020 July Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom Based, Semester 2, Monday to Thursday, Workshop every second Friday
2020 July Mildura Campus International, Full Time, Classroom Based, Semester 2, Monday to Thursday
2020 July Horsham Full Time, Classroom Based, Semester 2
2021 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year