TAFE Now

Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015

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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 TAFE Now

  • $1,450*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (12 months)

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    Online Self paced (12 months)

  • $3,300*

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  • Full price

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    • Duration
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    • Anytime

    • Self paced (12 months)

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    Online Self paced (12 months)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Police check, On application

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
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

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 a disability. 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.

  • 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 TAFE Now, 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.

  • Meet personal support needs
    CHCCCS011

  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
    CHCDIS001

  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
    CHCDIS002

  • Support community participation and social inclusion
    CHCDIS003

  • Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
    CHCDIS004

  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    CHCDIS007

Course Provider

TAFE Now has 16 campuses and 2500 staff. North Coast TAFE, having been shaped by the communities it has served since 1928, created TAFEnow in 2012 to enable students to study whenever and wherever. While our home is a 700 kilometre stretch of hinterland from Great Lakes in the south, to Kingscliff (near the Queensland border) in the north we are fast building a solid reputation, nationally and globally, for our online and flexible delivery options.

Registered
1999
Courses
636
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions