Western Sydney Institute

Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015

Castle Hill

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 Western Sydney Institute

  • $1,450*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Castle Hill

    • January 30, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

  • $6,100*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Castle Hill

    • January 30, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

*Verified January 17, 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
None
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 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.

Two specialisations are completed for the award of this qualification - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community).

  • 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 Western Sydney Institute, 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

  • Provide home and community support services
    CHCHCS001

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

Registered
1999
Courses
798
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions