CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Gain the skills and knowledge you require to start a career in rewarding aged care sector by commencing your aged care training with Selmar!

 

This Certificate III in Individual Support the entry level qualification for those who want to work in the rewarding aged care sector. 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.

Call us on 1300 223 040 to find out more about Selmar’s aged care training.

 

Get your career started today. 

 

Course codeNRT-in-circle
CHC33021

Qualification
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Delivery mode
Workplace, 
Distance (VIC only),
Virtual classroom (VIC only),
School-Based Traineeship (VIC only)

Study mode
Online

Course duration
8-12 months

Nationally recognised
Yes

Practical placement hours
Minimum of 120 hours in a residential aged care facility that we can help you organise.

For workplace learners, practical placement hours can be scheduled during usual working hours.

Government funding & fees
VICNSW

Payment Methods
Direct Debit, Credit Card, Pay-as-you-go (Catalyst plus)

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Course units

Core units

CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing ** 120 hours
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

Elective units

CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care
CHCCCS033 Identify and report abuse
CHCAGE007 Recognise and report risk of falls
CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS043 Support positive mealtime experiences

Course entry

  • To commence this program, your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for ACSF LEVEL 2
  • You need to provide a current national Police Check (VIC or NSW depending on where you are commencing your course) or you must provide evidence that you have applied for a police check in your respective state as soon as possible.
  • Evidence of flu vaccination is required to undertake practical placement in an aged care setting
  • Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination may be required to undertake your practical placement. For more information, check with your workplace and/or state health department website.

Outcomes

Possible career pathways you may like to consider upon completion:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Community Care Worker
  • Community House Worker
  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Nurse’s Aide Home care assistant

Delivery

Distance training (VIC only)

9 months – Blended (online + 8 weeks practical placement)

For those not currently working in a community service organisation, you can study around your life commitments with practical placement that we can help organise. Your dedicated trainer will provide feedback, guidance and support via email, skype and phone as well as arrange regular placement visits to complete observations and provide coaching.

Delivery details: Learners will complete 5 modules of online theory, a Simulation Day and 2 x 60 hr placement blocks over a 9-month period. Each module will be delivered through via online learning and will have eLearing content and theory assessment, including access to a virtual workplace to complete case studies and scenario-based projects. 

  • Simulation day: Learners will need to complete a 7 hour simulation day at our Southbank location prior to placement.
  • Practical placement: Minimum of 120 hours (2 blocks of 60 hrs) in a residential aged care facility that we can help you organise. Learners will need to complete two days per week over two four-week periods (placement block 1 and placement block 2). These will be two 7.5 hour days (excluding lunch break).

 

Virtual classroom (VIC only)

8 months – Weekday classes (2 days p/w): (15 weeks online classes + 15 weeks practical placement)

For those not currently working in a community service organisation, you can study via our supported virtual classroom study mode. Your dedicated trainer will provide feedback, guidance and support via email, skype and phone as well as arrange regular placement visits to complete observations and provide coaching.

Delivery details: Learners will complete 5 modules of online theory via a virtual classroom environment and then go onto complete a 7 hour simulation day at our Southbank location followed by a 120 hours practical placement.

  • Simulation day: Learners will need to complete a 7 hour simulation day at our Southbank location prior to placement.
  • Practical placement: Minimum of 120 hours in a residential aged care facility that we can help you organise. Learners will need to complete two days per week over a 15-week period for their placement block. These will be two 7.5 hour days (excluding lunch break).

Workplace Training

9 months – Blended (online + 8 weeks practical placement)

Our workplace delivery mode is designed for anyone who is currently employed in a community services organisation. Your dedicated trainer will arrange regular face-to-face visits to your workplace to complete observations, engage you in simulated assessment and provide feedback, guidance and support. They will also be available by phone, video call and email. Read more

  •    Regular workplace visits — all training comes to you
  •    One-on-one training
  •    Marking done on site and feedback given on the spot
  •    Flexible assessment methods
  •    Employer incentives available to support eligible learners

Delivery details: Learners will complete 5 modules of online theory over a 9-month period. For workplace learners, the minimum of 120 practical hours schedule dover 8 weeks can be scheduled during usual working hours.

  • Practical placement: Minimum of 120 hours (2 blocks of 60 hrs) in a residential aged care facility that we can help you organise. Learners will need to complete two days per week over two four-week periods (placement block 1 and placement block 2). These will be two 7.5 hour days (excluding lunch break).

School Based Traineeship (VIC only)

12 months – Blended (online + 16 weeks practical placement)

This delivery mode is for school based trainees already working in a residential aged care facility. Your dedicated trainer will arrange regular face-to-face visits to your workplace to complete observations, engage you in simulated assessment and provide feedback, guidance and support. They will also be available by phone, video call and email.

Delivery details: Learners will complete 5 modules of online theory over a 12 month period. For school-based traineeship learners, the minimum of 120 practical hours schedule dover 16 weeks can be scheduled during usual working hours.

  • Practical placement: Minimum of 120 hours (2 blocks of 60 hrs) in a residential aged care facility that we can help you organise. Learners will need to complete one day per week over two eight-week periods (placement block 1 and placement block 2). This will be a 7.5 hour day (excluding lunch break).

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