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CHC33015 CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT

(CRICOS Course Code 108556M)

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work
involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Entry Requirements - Nil

SBTA Admission’s Requirements

Students wishing to study this course at SBTA must also meet the following requirements:
• Must be minimum of 18 years of age;
• Have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 11 or overseas equivalent school qualifications;
• Hold minimum score of upper intermediate level of English such as IELTS 5.5, or equivalent

Additional Requirements

National Police Clearance; Working with Children check and relevant immunisation check is required prior to undertaking workplace training.

Pathways from this course

Students can choose to progress to study CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support after successfully completing this course.

Career Opportunities

  • Residential care worker
  • Care worker
  • Community house work
  • Personal care assistant
  • Personal care worker

Course Content

To obtain the full CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support qualification, students need to complete 13 units of competency successfully which is made up of 7 core units plus 6 elective units chosen from a range of electives available to our student cohort.

Core units

  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention & control policies & procedures
  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services

Work placement

To achieve this qualification, the student must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Course duration

78 weeks which is made up of 60 contact weeks plus 18 weeks of holiday breaks

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CHC43015 CERTIFICATE IV IN AGEING SUPPORT

(CRICOS Course Code 108559H)

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be
required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

Entry Requirements - Nil

SBTA Admission’s Requirements

Students wishing to study this course at SBTA must also meet the following requirements:
• Must be minimum of 18 years of age;
• Have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 11 or overseas equivalent school qualifications;
• Hold minimum score of upper intermediate level of English such as IELTS 5.5, or equivalent

Additional Requirements

National Police Clearance; Working with Children check and relevant immunisation check is required prior to undertaking workplace training.

Career Opportunities

  • Aged care team leader
  • Home care support worker
  • Community care worker
  • Aged care worker
  • Home care planner
  • Direct care worker

Course Content

To obtain the full CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support (Ageing) qualification, students need to complete 18 units of competency successfully which is made up of 15 core units plus 3 elective units chosen from a range of electives available to our student cohort.

Core units

  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people management techniques
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
  • CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk
  • CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Elective Units 

  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCMGT006 Coordinate client directed services

Work placement

Work placement is where you will develop practical skills in an actual aged care facility under the supervision of workplace supervisor. To achieve this qualification, you are required to complete 120 hours of placement.

Course duration

52 weeks which is made up of 40 contact weeks plus 12 weeks of holiday breaks

Course location

Level 2 & Level 6 401 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Study Mode

Minimum of 20 hours per week

Third Parties (Education Agents)

SBTA has a range of written agreements with education agents who provide only recruitment services on its behalf. Please note that all training, assessment, support services, issuing of AQF certification and any other support services are provided by
SBTA.

All courses are subject to change without notice and courses are offered subject to availability. Please check on at time of booking.

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