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CHC33021 CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT

CRICOS Course Code 113906G

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 qualification

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 CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support qualification, students need to complete 15 units of competency successfully which is made up of 9 core units plus 6 elective units chosen from a range of electives available to our student cohort.

Core units

  • CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
  • CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

  • CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care
  • CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCAGE007 Recognise and report risk of falls
  • CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCCS033 Identify and report abuse

Course duration

78 weeks which is made up of 48 contact weeks and 12 weeks of work placement plus 18 weeks of holiday breaks

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.

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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.

Pathways from this qualification

 

If you have successfully completed and are deemed competent in the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support you can choose to study CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services course.

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
  • 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
  • CHCAGE010 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 36 contact weeks and 4 weeks of work placement plus 12 weeks of holiday breaks

Course location

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

Level 11 & 12, 333 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Level 1, 2 & 3, 3059 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Study Mode

Full-time study of a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact 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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