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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support "Aged Care"

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2019 OngoingGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 1 year | Part-time: 2 yrs
2019 OngoingOff CampusWorkplaceFull-time: 1 year | Part-time: 2 yrs
2020 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 19 weeks
2020 FebruaryWerribee CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 19 weeks
2020 MarchGeelong City CampusClassroom Day Part-time: 10 months
2020 MarchWerribee CampusClassroom Day Part-time: 10 months
2020 OngoingGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 1 year | Part-time: 2 yrs
2020 JulyGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 19 weeks
2020 JulyWerribee CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 19 weeks

Intakes

Geelong City Campus & Werribee Campus: February and July

Course Duration

6 months

Cricos Code

095390F

Course Description

Do you have a compassionate nature and good people skills? This course prepares you for work in the community and/or a residential setting, with the elderly or disabled. The course has been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning. You will learn to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, recognise healthy body systems, work with diverse people, support independence and wellbeing, follow safe work practices, work legally and ethically.

The course is offered in three study modes.

  • The full-time and part-time courses cover both the ageing and disability streams. Students studying at the Geelong City Campus and Werribee Campuses will have the option to enrol in a unit from CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support  - HLTPS006 Assist clients with medication. Delivered in conjunction with the other Certificate III in Individual Support units this unit is recommended by industry, providing students with additional skills to gain employment in this sector.
  • The traineeship format offers the home and community care specialisation. 


This is a FREE TAFE COURSE. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

Placement hours: morning shift 7.00am - 3.00pm | evening shift 3.00pm - 9.00pm. You must be available to work these hours in order to complete your placement.

You will be required to obtain a current and approved Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements and suitable neat attire including a shirt, black pants and flat non-slip shoes.

How often do I attend?

Attendance includes your work placement
Geelong City Campus: FT - 4 days per week | Monday - Thursday | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Geelong City Campus: PT - 1 day per week | Saturday | 9:00am - 3:30pm
Werribee Campus: FT - 4 days per week | Monday - Thursday | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Werribee Campus: PT - 1 day per week | Friday | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Traineeship: 1 day per month | Monday | 9:00am - 3:30pm

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Personal care worker
  • Disability worker
  • Aged care worker

Course Description

Do you have a compassionate nature and good people skills? This course prepares you for work in the community and/or a residential setting, with the elderly or disabled. The course has been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning.
 
You will learn to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, recognise healthy body systems, work with diverse people, support independence and wellbeing, follow safe work practices, work legally and ethically.

Course Description

Do you have a compassionate nature and good people skills? This course prepares you for work in the community and/or a residential setting, with the elderly or disabled. The course has been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning. You will learn to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, recognise healthy body systems, work with diverse people, support independence and wellbeing, follow safe work practices, work legally and ethically.

The course is offered in three study modes.

  • The full-time and part-time courses cover both the ageing and disability streams. Students studying at the Geelong City Campus and Werribee Campuses will have the option to enrol in a unit from CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support  - HLTPS006 Assist clients with medication. Delivered in conjunction with the other Certificate III in Individual Support units this unit is recommended by industry, providing students with additional skills to gain employment in this sector.
  • The traineeship format offers the home and community care specialisation. 


This is a FREE TAFE COURSE. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

The Certificate III in Individual Support includes a six-week (120 hours) work placement program based on industry recommendation and organised by The Gordon.

Work placement/industry experience

Placement hours: morning shift 7.00am - 3.00pm | evening shift 3.00pm - 9.00pm. You must be available to work these hours in order to complete your placement.

You will be required to obtain a current and approved Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements and suitable neat attire including a shirt, black pants and flat non-slip shoes.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 to 4 days a week

How often do I attend?

Attendance includes your work placement
Geelong City Campus: FT - 4 days per week | Monday - Thursday | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Geelong City Campus: PT - 1 day per week | Saturday | 9:00am - 3:30pm
Werribee Campus: FT - 4 days per week | Monday - Thursday | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Werribee Campus: PT - 1 day per week | Friday | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Traineeship: 1 day per month | Monday | 9:00am - 3:30pm

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Personal care worker
  • Disability worker
  • Aged care worker
Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study
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Date published: 18/09/2019 10:00:15 AM

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