Certificate III in Individual Support

CHS33015

26 weeks

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120 Hours Work Placement

Offering specialisations in Aged Care, Disability and Home and Community Care, the Certificate III in Individual Support is designed to produce job ready candidates to one of the highest growth industries in Australia.

Do you enjoy helping others? Do you gain satisfaction out of making a positive difference in your community?

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow and individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

COURSE DURATION/ METHOD OF DELIVERY

The Certificate III in Individual Support is delivered over 26 weeks. In order to provide flexible options, students can choose one of the following delivery options:

Classroom environment: Suitable for unemployed students. Content is delivered with weekly classroom sessions at our delivery locations.
Flexible delivery: Self-paced learning with one-on-one contact with a trainer.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate will need to complete at least 120 hours of work placement. Aurora will assist to place participants in work environments that maximise best possible outcomes.

PAYMENT METHOD/ COST

Flexible payment options are available. You may be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee program which is funded by the Queensland Government. Click here for more information.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

To achieve a Certificate III in Individual Support 13 units must be completed including 7 core units and 6 elective units. Elective units from only 1 specialisation may be chosen to fulfill the requirements of this qualification.

Core Units
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well-being*
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

*120 hours of work placement is required for completion of this unit

Elective Units
Ageing Specialisation
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
Disability Specialisation
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
Home and Community Specialisation
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Aged Care Worker

Support Worker

Community Care Worker

Disability Support Worker

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