EXTENDED COURSE INFORMATION

Education & Community Services Courses

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

QUAL CODE

CHC33015

DURATION

Up to 12 weeks

STUDY MODE

On Campus

Overview

The Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015 (Ageing + Home and Community) offers students a holistic approach to caring for the aged. With exceptional job outcomes in a growing sector, this Certificate course will offer individuals a supportive learning environment and unique opportunities to develop the physical, mental and emotional skills associated with the human services area. If you have a genuine desire to care for and be of service to the elderly, we encourage you to investigate the benefits of working in this rewarding field.

Successful completion of the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015 qualifies graduates to work as Personal Care Workers in the Community Services and Residential Aged Care Sector. This certificate offers an entry pathway into the Diploma of Nursing HLT54115 and Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 courses.

Important note: This course requires a National Police Check obtained through the South Australian Police. See details on the SAPOL website, and in the Extended Course Information section.

For other important information, please read the Extended Course Information section and review our  Student Handbook.

Intakes

Intakes occur in Jan/Apr/Jul/Oct

Important: To be considered for an intake, completed applications should be received no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled course commencement date. Applications that are incomplete or incorrect may not be considered. Course offers for applications received by the due date are not guaranteed and intake capacity may vary. EQUALS reserves the right to accept or decline applications at its total discretion.

Entry Requirements

A current and valid National Police Check (dated within 12 months) is a mandatory requirement for this course. All applicants are advised that they will be required to produce an acceptable NPC on or prior to commencement of the course.

Please note that online checks are also accepted.

If you currently hold a Department of Communities & Social Inclusion (DCSI) Screening Check for working in the Aged Care Sector and with Vulnerable People please talk with our Admissions team about requirements for screening checks.

Please note that the outcome of any screening check may affect industry placement opportunities, and that this is at the discretion of host facilities.

You will also need to sign a declaration stating that you are physically fit to carry out the duties of a Care Worker.

English Language Requirements

Please view the English requirements for international students on this page.

Study Units

Core Units

CHCCCS015: Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023: Support independence and wellbeing
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 offered by EQUALS

CHCAGE001: Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCCCS011: Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE005: Provide support to people living with dementia
HLTINF001: Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTAID003: Provide first aid
CHCCCS001: Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCPAL001: Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS025: Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001: Provide home and community support services

Domestic Extended Information

Tuition Fee

$2495

Number of Units

13

Qual Code

CHC33015

EXTENDED COURSE INFORMATION

Education & Community Services Courses

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

QUAL CODE

CHC33015

DURATION

Up to 12 weeks

STUDY MODE

On Campus

Overview

The Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015 (Ageing + Home and Community) offers students a holistic approach to caring for the aged. With exceptional job outcomes in a growing sector, this Certificate course will offer individuals a supportive learning environment and unique opportunities to develop the physical, mental and emotional skills associated with the human services area. If you have a genuine desire to care for and be of service to the elderly, we encourage you to investigate the benefits of working in this rewarding field.

Successful completion of the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015 qualifies graduates to work as Personal Care Workers in the Community Services and Residential Aged Care Sector. This certificate offers an entry pathway into the Diploma of Nursing HLT54115 and Diploma of Community Services CHC52015 courses.

Important note: This course requires a National Police Check obtained through the South Australian Police. See details on the SAPOL website, and in the Extended Course Information section.

For other important information, please read the Extended Course Information section and review our  Student Handbook.

Intakes

Intakes occur in Jan/Apr/Jul/Oct

Important: To be considered for an intake, completed applications should be received no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled course commencement date. Applications that are incomplete or incorrect may not be considered. Course offers for applications received by the due date are not guaranteed and intake capacity may vary. EQUALS reserves the right to accept or decline applications at its total discretion.

Entry Requirements

A current and valid National Police Check (dated within 12 months) is a mandatory requirement for this course. All applicants are advised that they will be required to produce an acceptable NPC on or prior to commencement of the course.

Please note that online checks are also accepted.

If you currently hold a Department of Communities & Social Inclusion (DCSI) Screening Check for working in the Aged Care Sector and with Vulnerable People please talk with our Admissions team about requirements for screening checks.

Please note that the outcome of any screening check may affect industry placement opportunities, and that this is at the discretion of host facilities.

You will also need to sign a declaration stating that you are physically fit to carry out the duties of a Care Worker.

English Language Requirements

Please view the English requirements for international students on this page.

Study Units

Core Units

CHCCCS015: Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023: Support independence and wellbeing
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 offered by EQUALS

CHCAGE001: Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCCCS011: Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE005: Provide support to people living with dementia
HLTINF001: Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTAID003: Provide first aid
CHCCCS001: Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCPAL001: Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS025: Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001: Provide home and community support services

International Extended Information

Tuition Fee

$2995

Student Services Fee

$250

Study Mode

On Campus

Qual Code

CHC33015

CRICOS Course Code

089490G