CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support

Passionate about the care industry?

Learn to provide care for individuals who require assistance due to ageing or disability

Fees & Funding
Funding Available
Fee for Service: $2,450
Duration
8 Weeks: Full-time
16 Weeks: Part-time
Study mode
On Campus
Location
Queensland & South Australia
Your industry career prospects
92%
Of graduates were satisfied with their training
76.9%
Of graduates experienced an improvement in their work status
$49,200
Median wage

Course information

Our CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support has been designed for those who are passionate about the care industry and want to provide care for individuals who require assistance due to ageing or disability.

Through the completion of this course, graduates are equipped with the relevant factual, technical, theoretical and procedural knowledge of concepts and practices necessary to provide person-centred support.

This entry-level course gives graduates an understanding of the role of a care worker in community and residential settings.

Graduates are able to provide personalised plans that allow the practitioner to improve their client’s quality of life.

Your career opportunities
  • Aged Care Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Community Care Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Client Assistant
  • Family Support Worker

 

 

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for the course include:

  • Completion of grade 10-12 or equivalent
  • Demonstrate a satisfactory level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) abilities.
  • Must be able to obtain a federal police check
  • Students may need a COVID-19 vaccine to begin work placement
Course Duration

This course runs over a period of 8 weeks full-time & 16 weeks part-time.

This time is divided as follows:

  • Class attendance is scheduled for all units over a period of 8 weeks
  • Vocational placement is conducted over a 3-4 week period (this is scheduled and planned with the student employer and vocational placement officer).
Work Placement

120 Hours of work placement is required to obtain this qualification. Our Placement officers will arrange everything for you.

All you need to arrange prior to vocational placement is:

  • A current national police clearance
  • Senior first aid certificate

Check Participant Eligibility Criteria.

Course units
Core Units

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCCCS031 Provide Individualised Support

CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems

HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

CHCCCS040 Support independence and well-being

CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support

Elective Units

CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care

CHCDIS011 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS012 Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS020 Work effectively in disability support

Fees & Funding
QLD

Certificate 3 Guarantee:

Funded Concession: $20

Funded Non-Concession: $27

National Fee For Service – $2,450

If you’d like to find out about our payment plans, please get in touch with one of our friendly Learning Consultants.

SA

Skills SA: 

Funded Concession: $330

Funded Non-Concession: $660

National Fee For Service – $2,450

If you’d like to find out about our payment plans, please get in touch with one of our friendly Learning Consultants.

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