Course Description:

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.

Qualification Code and Name

 

CHC33015-Certificate III in Individual Support

 

COURSE DURATION

 

Full Time 13 weeks

Classroom face-to-face sessions-13 workshops of 7 hours each, plus self-directed learning

Work based delivery/training- 16hrs per week including break

Students will  complete 120 hrs of  industry placement in an approved aged care facility . Placement is included as part of the course delivery .

*please note that industry placement is compulsory part of this program.

 

 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Care assistant/worker      Community care worker

Personal care assistant     Disability support worker

In-home respite giver        Planned activity assistant

Home care worker            Nursing assistant

 

ENTRY REQUIRMENTS

Successful completion of Year 11 or mature age entry.

A written application, interview and literacy assessment.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR FURTHER STUDY

Certificate IV in Aged Care Support

Certificate IV in Disability

Certificate IV in Community Services

Diploma of Nursing

 

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)

Did you know your existing skills and experience could count towards the attainment of a nationally recognised qualification?

To find out more visit IIBIT website www.iibit.edu.au or contact us:

Phone:  61-8-8203 9011

 

FEES AND CHARGES

Aud $ 2200.00 Work Ready

Aud $ 2500.00 Full Fee

 

  

Teaching and Assessment Method:

Teaching methods focus on classroom based face-to-face training, which includes lectures and practical tutorials. Classes are small in size and lecturers focus on individual student needs during the learning process.

The emphasis in assessment is on collection of evidence, holistic assessment against the unit of competency and trainer/assessor judgment. Importance is placed on the integration of areas of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and proper work attitudes.

The following assessment methods are used:

  • Written examinations
  • Written and oral quizzes
  • Simulated workplace activities/scenarios/role plays
  • Projects/assignments/presentations
  • Classroom activities

Learning and assessment generally take place in an integrated classroom and simulated workplace environment.

 

Qualification Structure:

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

Total number of units = 13

7 core unit plus

6 elective units

 

 

Unit Code and name

Core/ Elective

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

Core

CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

Core

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

Core

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Core

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

Core

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

Core

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Core

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Elective

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

Elective

CHCCCS025 Support relationship with carers & families

Elective

CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services

Elective

HLTHPF001 Comply with infection prevention and control polices and procedures

Elective

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Elective

COURSE LOCATIONS*

 

Level 6, 127 Rundle Mall  Adelaide SA 5000

 

STUDY MODES

Full Time

On Campus & Online

Placement