CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

CRICOS Number: 114588H

Located in Sydney’s CBD, the Australasia Technology Institute (ATI) has training rooms with highly skilled trainers to facilitate this course so that students can learn, be confident and be ready for industry upon successful completion

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COURSE OUTCOMES

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. 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.

LICENCING REQUIREMENT

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Successfully completing this training provides the knowledge and skills required for students to gain fulltime/part time or casual employment in the following possible job titles:

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

THIRD PARTIES

Australasia Technology Institute has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT – TRAINING PACKAGE

The Training Package itself does not identify entry requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENT – RTO SPECIFIC

Australasia Technology Institute (ATI) has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Complete the ATI Pre-enrolment suitability form to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING AND CREDIT TRANSFER

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be obtained for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or relevant experience obtained in Australia. Australasia Technology Institute recognises qualifications from other Australian providers and offers student Credit Transfer.

AWARD QUALIFICATION AND OUTCOME

On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification:

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

COURSE CONTENT

Nine (9) core and six (6) elective units are required for the award of the CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability).

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Unit code Unit Title Core / Elective
CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support C
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support C
CHCCCS040 Support independence and well being C
CHCCCS041 Recognise health body systems C
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services C
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically C
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people C
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care C
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control C
CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia E
CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care E
CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach E
CHCDIS011 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach E
CHCDIS012 Support community participation and social inclusion E
CHCDIS020 Work effectively in disability support E

DELIVERY MODE AND DURATION

Delivery mode

This program is delivered:

  • 15 hours per week face-to-face classroom mode
  • 5 hours per week supervised distance mode
  • 120 hours of field placement

Course duration

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.

Field Placement

A student must complete 120 hours of clinical training and Field placement in a facility that is organised by Australasia Technology Institute and supported by Australasia Technology Institute Trainer. This runs for 40 hours per week over 3 weeks.

Students are placed in appropriate facilities reflecting the units being studied. Field placement is a valuable opportunity where the student can practice all the skills and applied knowledge developed across the course under supervision.

ENROLMENT DATES

2024 08-Jan-24 08-Apr-24 08-Jul-24 07-Oct-24
2025 06-Jan-25 07-Apr-25 07-Jul-25 06-Oct-25

TRAINING DELIVERY LOCATION

Training for this course is delivered at a modern multi-classroom campus situated on Level 4 – 191-199 Thomas St, Haymarket NSW 2000.

HOW CAN I ENROL IN THE COURSE?

You can call us, visit our office, engage an education agent or visit our website on the ‘Apply Now’ page which will have:

  • Enrolment form;
  • International Student Handbook;
  • Guide to studying and living in Australia;
  • Fee management policy;
  • Privacy notice;
  • USI procedure

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