CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care

With the Aging population Aged Care is a growth industry in Australia. It is highly regulated with all facilities being expected to conform to high standards applied by the Commonwealth Government, and evaluated by means of audit and inspection




14 units must be selected for this qualification including:
- 10 compulsory units
- 4 elective units
Units are outlined in the attached course package
Compulsory Units
CHCAC317A Support older people to maintain their independence
CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector
CHCICS301B Provide support to meet personal care needs
CHCICS302A Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCICS303A Support individual health and emotional well being
CHCWHS312A Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work
CHCPA301B Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
Students must demonstrate competency in 4 of the following electives
Electives may vary in order to meet the requirements of specific industry sub groups.
HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
CHCCS305A Assist clients with medication
HLTFA311A Apply first aid
CHCDIS313A Support people with disabilities who are ageing
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work
CHCAD401D Advocate for clients
CHCCS400A Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCCS426A Provide support and care relating to loss and grief
CHCAC417A Implement interventions with older people at risk of falls
CHCCS311C Deliver and monitor services to clients
HLTCSD203B Prepare and maintain beds
HLTCSD208B Transport clients


Potential clients for this course are both new entrants to the industry who require a broad and comprehensive grounding in the skills required to perform effectively in the industry as well as persons who are currently working in the industry who have not had the opportunity to gain the expected qualification.

This is the neccessary and approved minimum qualification for working in the field of "Aged Care"

This may include:

  • School leavers
  • Unemployed workers
  • Those wishing to gain entry to a different industry sector
  • Persons returning to the workforce following prolonged absence
  • Unqualified workers within the industry sector
For funding opportunities go to
Course Category Community Services
Prerequisites None
Duration 10 weeks
Payment Plans Deposit plus Installments
RCC/RPL info RCC/RPL Available

Courses are run regularly


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