Academia

Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015

Melbourne

Learn how to deliver a personalised care plan with confidence in a range of support settings, from ageing through to disability.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Individual Support with Academia

  • $250*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (38 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (38 weeks)

  • Melbourne

    • October 9, 2017

    • Full time (38 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (38 weeks)

  • $6,000*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (38 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (38 weeks)

  • Melbourne

    • October 9, 2017

    • Full time (38 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (38 weeks)

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Check with Provider

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Written tests, Assignments, Work placement
Work Placement
150 hours

Course Overview

This qualification will enable you to work primarily in residential aged care facilities under direct supervision within organisational guidelines and service plans.

You will learn to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care setting.

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Care Service Employee
  • Care Worker
  • Client Assistant
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Community House Worker
  • Disability Service Officer
  • Family Support Worker
  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • In Home Respite Worker
  • Nurse’s Aide
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Transport Support Worker
  • Home care assistant
  • Care assistant
  • Residential aide
  • Planned activity assistant
  • Community care worker

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Individual Support with Academia, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 13 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Provide individualised support
    CHCCCS015

  • Support independence and wellbeing
    CHCCCS023

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCCOM005

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTAAP001

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    HLTWHS002

Elective Units

6 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
    CHCAGE001

  • Provide support to people living with dementia
    CHCAGE005

  • Meet personal support needs
    CHCCCS011

  • Support relationships with carers and families
    CHCCCS025

  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    CHCDIS007

  • Provide home and community support services
    CHCHCS001

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    HLTINF001

Course Provider

Academia is a mid-sized college with English and vocational education and training courses for local and international students.

It has campuses in Melbourne and Brisbane, both based in the city.

Academia has articulation courses in place with Australian Catholic Universities, which means it's an alternative pathway for getting into a bachelor course in business at a university level.

It also offers English for university study to international students and has a partnership affiliation for access to courses with Holmesglen TAFE,

Registered
2005
Courses
28
Provider Type
Private
Restrictions

No Restrictions