Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Program Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing. They must use discretion and judgement, and take responsibility for their own outputs. They are taught factual, technical and procedural knowledge of the concepts and practices required.
Students may undertake this course as an entry pathway into the aged care industry. Our course is directed towards developing multi-skilled workers for the broad range of services supporting aged people and residential and community settings.

Courses

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Program Structure

Subject Code Subject Name
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
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
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

Possible Job Outcomes

• Personal Care Worker in an Aged Care Facility
• Home and Community Care Worker
• In-Home Respite Personal Care Worker
• Respite Worker