CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) Byron Community College

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CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach (CHCPAL001)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINF001)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS015)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS023)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE005)
  • Meet personal support needs (CHCCCS011)
  • Work with people with mental health issues (CHCMHS001)
CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

<p><div align="center">{image name:“NRT Logo”}</div></p><p>CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) provides skills and knowledge to work as a Care Assistant, Support Worker, and Home

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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 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

  • Provide and support individualised care, independence and well being
  • Functions of the human body
  • Safe work practices for direct client care
  • Working with diverse people
  • Working legally and ethically
  • Infection prevention and control policies
  • Support to people living with dementia
  • Personal care methods
  • Delivering palliative care services

Career and Employment Opportunities Include:

  • Care Assistant
  • Support Worker
  • Home Care Assistant

Admission Requirements

  • Entry into the course is by application. Applicants will be required to complete a Learner Profile to determine their literacy language and numeracy skills. The required level of foundation skilled in reading, numeracy, writing and oral communication are at ACSF level 2.
  • The outcome of the completed Learner Profile is used to determine the learner’s ACSF level and whether they meet the minimum admission requirements.
  • Learners deemed to meet the admission level requirements, will be contacted by a Student Support Officer (SSO) who will conduct a pre-enrolment questionnaire. The endorsement of the required ACSF level and outcome of the pre-enrolment will trigger an approval for enrolment.
  • If it is deemed that a learner is not suitable for the course the College will work with the learner to find an alternative pathway.

Desirable Requirements

  • It is strongly recommended that learners to be able to kneel, bend, lunge, push wheelchairs / armchairs/trolleys/equipment, work at floor height for a short time, sit on the ground, carry loads and stand/walk for long periods, work in small areas and sometimes in hot/steam conditions, as part of their training. Fine motor skills are also required for assisting with feeding, buttons.
  • Learners unable to physically complete assessments to a satisfactory standard due to any limitations on their ability to meet the inherent requirements of the course may only receive a Statement of Attendance for their participation.
  • Prior to work placement, Learners are required to hold a National Police Certificate, issued by the NSW Police Force. The College will assist learners in completing the form, however it is the responsibility of the learner to attend Police Station in NSW. It is also strongly recommended by NSW Health that all volunteers and staff working within the industry are up to date with vaccines, boosters and flu shots.
  • It is desirable (but not essential) that learners have access to a computer, phone and internet while studying with the College.

Course Duration & Hours

  • 20 week duration
  • Two days of classroom learning 9:00am – 4:00pm per week
  • One day (equivalent) of home study
  • 120 hours of work placement
  • Delivery location: Mullumbimby Campus
  • There will be no classes during NSW school holidays
  • Full time workload would be 26 hours per week for 20 weeks

Course Fees

  • Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarship – $0
  • Smart and Skilled Concession fee – $240
  • Smart and Skilled Fee (No Prior Qualification) – $1,450
  • Smart and Skilled Fee (2nd Qualification) - $1,750
  • Full fee: $2,700
  • Concession: $2,500
  • Early Bird: $2,300 (deposit to be received by Friday 17th January 2020)

This course is Austudy Approved.

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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