Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing) Byron Community College

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Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing)

Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing)
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE005)
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS015)
  • Meet personal support needs (CHCCCS011)
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach (CHCPAL001)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINF001)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS023)
  • Provide first aid (HLTAID003)
Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing)

<p><div align="center">{image name:“NRT Logo”}</div></p><p>The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is the minimum qualification required to seek work in the Aged Care industry.

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The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is the minimum qualification required to seek work in the Aged Care industry. This course provides skills and knowledge to work as a Care Assistant, Support Worker, and Home Care Assistant in an Aged Care Facility or within the Community.

A career in Aged Care can be challenging and rewarding. People suited to this profession often demonstrate genuine compassion and empathy towards others. The Aged Care Industry is a growing sector, providing graduates with flexibility and career options nationwide.

You Will Learn

  • The fundamentals of the Aged Care Industry
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Personal care methods
  • Communication skills
  • First aid
  • Dementia care
  • Functions of the human body
  • Ethical framework
  • Palliative care
  • Infection control procedures
  • WH&S

Career and Employment Opportunities Include:

  • Care Assistant
  • Support Worker
  • Home Care Assistant

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience or knowledge is required, however students are required to be able to kneel, bend, sit on the ground and carry loads and stand for long periods, as part of their training.
  • Students must be at least 17 years of age to enrol

Course Duration & Hours

  • 26 days of classroom learning (Tuesday and/or Wednesday) 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • One day (equivalent) of home study
  • One day average of work placement per week (see below) from week 8 onwards
  • Students will complete a First Aid Certificate as part of this course (conducted by RTO Allens Training Pty Ltd (RTO 90909), fees are included
  • Delivery location: Mullumbimby Campus
  • There will be no classes during NSW school holidays

Course Fees

  • Smart & Skilled Scholarship: $0
  • Smart & Skilled Concession: $240
  • Smart & Skilled Full Fee: $1,450
  • Standard Concession fee: $2,500
  • Standard Full fee: $2,700
  • Early Bird Fee: $2,300 (Available until the 16th January 2019)

This course is Austudy Approved. Full time workload would be 29 hours per week for 28 weeks.

Subsidised Training under Smart and Skilled

This course is being offered as a subsidised course to eligible students under the NSW Government Smart and Skilled program. Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. It’s helping people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers. Many of our full qualifications have full or part fee subsidies available for eligible students.

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarship place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales
  • Be aged between 15-30 years of age
  • Provide evidence of your concession-eligibility

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Concession (S&S Concession) place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales
  • Provide evidence of your concession-eligibility

To apply for a Smart and Skilled Full Fee (S&S Full Fee) place you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent residency or humanitarian visa status
  • Live or work in New South Wales

Applications for these subsidised* places are limited so a funded place cannot be guaranteed.

Payment Plan
Course fees are paid in instalments scheduled throughout the duration of the course. Fee schedules for individual courses are outlined on the enrolment paperwork available through the college administration team.

Please call the college for more information on 02 6684 3374

Student story: Ryan Wallis Certificate III in Individual Support



Student Policies and Procedures

See Student Handbook

USI

From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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