Embark on a fulfilling career helping others.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry or disability sector, caring, enabling people to maintain independence. You will gain an understanding about supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
You will develop the skills and knowledge required to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people who require assistance with daily living, including the elderly and people with disabilities.
Half price fees apply!
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
A National Police Clearance, Working with Children Card and a medical screening with specific immunisations are required prior to undertaking the practical components of this course. Students will also be required to attend Skills Workshops at either Northam, Geraldton or Kalgoorlie Campus as appropriate.
Entry requirements to Certificate III must be met. The entry requirements are non-specified in the training package. The equivalent developed skills in literacy and numeracy are required to meet industry standards. School Leaver- OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8; Non-School Leaver- C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent; AQF- Certificate I or Certificate Il. Students can use the LLN Robot to ensure that they meet the literacy and numeracy requirements.
Learners must be 18 years or older at time of commencing placement.
Students must provide a WA National Police Clearance that does not identify any offences that would prevent the student from working in the Aged or Disability care sector.
Students may be asked to provide a Working with Children’s check depending on the placement agencies requirements.
Students must be physically fit to perform physical duties associated with providing personal care and domestic support including but not limited to:
- Manual handling tasks such as hoisting and transferring
- Assisting with personal care tasks such as showering and feeding
- Assisting with domestic duties such as cleaning and making beds
Students may be asked to provide a medical clearance to support your application.
- Students may be asked to provide evidence of immunisation status and may be required to have additional immunisations depending on the placement agencies requirements.
A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of direct support work in at leas one, aged care, home and community, disability or community service organisation.
You will have a choice of three (3) specialisations as part of this course:
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)
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Central Regional TAFE has a partnership arrangement with The Royal Life Saving Society Western Australia Inc (RLSSWA) RTO # 0854 to deliver and assess this unit on their behalf. RLSSWA are the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) therefore Central Regional TAFE follows all of RLSSWA’s organisational policies and procedures when delivering and assessing all units of competence. All correspondence related to the policies and procedures should be directed to the office (08) 9383 8200. RLSSWA’s policies and procedures can be found here https://www.royallifesavingwa.com.au/programs/vocational-training/rto-po...
A fee of $19.80 will be paid to RLSSWA for issuance of Certificates/statements of attainments.
Job opportunities include:
- Community Care Worker
- Disability Support Worker
- Aged Care Worker
- Nursing Assistant
- Home Care Assistant
- In-Home Respite Worker
Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Locations and study options
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