Are you interested in gaining accredited certification and strengthening your key skillset specific to aged care settings?
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015 ) provides the skills and training necessary to fulfill a care role in aged, disability and other person-centred support settings.
The units of study will provide you with the foundational skills and knowledge to work in the aged, disability and home and community care industry. You will learn to work with individuals to support their independence and wellbeing, in their homes or in community settings.
This stream specialises in aged care, equipping students with additional key skills specific to aged care.
Upon completion of placement, support to find employment in your field can be provided.
- You must be 18 years or older
- Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education or must meet the Language & Literacy testing requirements
- If your level of English is insufficient, a suitable course can be organised to improve your literacy skills
- All successful applicants will be required to undertake a police check at their own expense to meet workplace regulatory requirements before commencement of practical placement
- Questioning (oral or written)
- Portfolios, projects and reports
- Workplace (observation/demonstration tasks)
- Written assessments
- Role plays
- Research tasks
- Third-party feedback
- Self-reflection and evaluation
- CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
- CHC52015 Diploma of Community Service
- HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
- Personal Care Worker
- Residential Care Worker
- In-home Respite Worker
- Community Care Worker
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) runs for 7.5 months (not including school holidays, public holidays and practical placement).
- Face to face delivery with 120 hours of mandatory work placement
- Online delivery with 120 hours of mandatory work placement
Blended delivery which can include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources, however some face to face modules of study are required. Blended delivery also includes 120 hours of mandatory work placement.
Units of Study
|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|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|HLTNF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
Training services are provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.
Individuals with disability are encouraged to access the training subsidised through the Skills First Program.
Enrolment in a government funded place may impact on your ability to access future government funding.
Enrolments and enquiries welcome at any time, classes are ongoing and individually paced. If you don’t see a date or time that suits you, contact us to explore flexible learning options – including online learning.
Interested in studying a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Home & Community) with WCIG, but want more information? Our expert training team can answer any questions you have to help you make the next step.