Hunter TAFE

Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015

Muswellbrook, Cessnock, Newcastle, Glendale

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

  • $1,450*

    + $82 fees

  • Compare

  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Glendale

    • January 30, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Cessnock

    • February 1, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Newcastle

    • February 1, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Muswellbrook

    • April 27, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

*Verified February 13, 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.

Editorial Policy Submit a Correction

How it works

Entry Requirements
Police check

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
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • 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 Hunter TAFE, 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.

  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    BSBMED301

  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
    CHCAGE001

  • Provide support to people living with dementia
    CHCAGE005

  • Meet personal support needs
    CHCCCS011

  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
    CHCPAL001

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
555
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions