CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
Do you have a passion for caring? Do you love interacting with and helping people? Do you want to work in one of the fastest growing industries in Australia? The Certificate III in Individual Support will help you start you career as an aged care worker! The possibilities are endless, you are also able to undertake additional streams of this qualification and complete a combined Aged, Disability or Home and community care qualification - Talk to us about these options.
What will I learn?
You will learn how to create and follow individualised plans to provide person-centred care to people who may require support due to ageing. Your work will involve using discretion and judgement in relation to individualised care and ensuring client’s health needs are being met. This includes personal, domestic, social and respite care. .
What are the career opportunities?
There are a fast range of employment opportunities and careers in the health and administration fields. Some job titles include:
- Aged care support worker (Assistant in Nursing AIN or Patient Care Assistant PCA)
- Personal care worker
- Residential care worker
Is there any work placement?
120 hours of work placement is expected to complete your training. Adept Training will coordinate work placements for students wherever possible; candidates are encouraged to find their own placement. Please note that a Police check is required for undergoing placement. We have paired up with some of the best in the business to provide you with clinical work experience.
Is the course face to face or distance?
BOTH! Our courses are delivered through flexible, blended learning. Under the supervision and mentoring of your trainer you will be required to attend face to face classes and also complete some units at your own pace.
Units of Competency
There are a total of 13 units that make up the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support; 7 core units and 6 electives.Students selecting First Aid as an elective an additional fee applies $150. These units are delivered through a blended face to face learning and distance education method. Please note that you will need access to a computer, internet, email, Microsoft and Adobe to complete your distance units. Depending on the career you would like to peruse, you are able to choose the electives relevant to your area of interest/s.
This course requires you to have a good understanding of written, verbal and spoken English and maths (knows as language, literacy and numeracy 'LLN'). All students who enrol in a course are required to undertake Adept Training's LLN assessment.
Please note all students are required to provide the following documents on enrolment:
- Completed enrolment form
- USI Number
- Photo ID
- Proof of Residency (Birth Certificate, Passport, Green Medicare Card or Citizenship Certificate)
- Language, literacy and numeracy assessment
- Emergency contact