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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

National ID: CHC33015 State ID: AWK6
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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

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more about half price the fee cap eligibility here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

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

Entry requirements to Certificate III must be met. 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.

COVID-19 vaccination (minimum first dose from 17 Sept 2021) is mandatory under the Commonwealth Department of Health and Western Australian Department of Health requirements for residential aged care workers, including students undertaking work placement.  

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.

Students will also be required to attend Skills Workshops at either Northam, Geraldton or Kalgoorlie Campus as appropriate.

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.

Specialisations

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...

Job opportunities include:

  • Community Care Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Aged Care Worker
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Home Care Assistant
  • In-Home Respite Worker

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. 

Additional Fees
A fee of $19.80 will be paid to RLSSWA for issuance of Certificates/statements of attainments.

Please note: Where displayed, fees are only an estimate. Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, local skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old in 2021) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

Study options and how to apply

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Semester 1, 2022

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Geraldton
How Classroom

 

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Semester 2, 2022

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Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Geraldton
How Classroom

 

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Available all year round, 2021

Details

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

Duration 12 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Northam
How Self Paced Onsite

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

Details

A Traineeship is a full-time employment-based training program usual lasting twelve (12) months or more.  Learning is predominantly in the workplace and may be supplemented by training at TAFE.  You must have a Training Contract to enrol in a Traineeship Course. 

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Duration 12 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Northam
How Traineeship

 

NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEE PAYMENT OPTIONS

Find out about our flexible fee payment options here.

Details

A Traineeship is a full-time employment-based training program usual lasting twelve (12) months or more.  Learning is predominantly in the workplace and may be supplemented by training at TAFE.  You must have a Training Contract to enrol in a Traineeship Course. 

Use our sidebar links on the right to find out more.

Duration 1 Year
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Geraldton
How Traineeship

 

NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEE PAYMENT OPTIONS

Find out about our flexible fee payment options here.

Details

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Geraldton
How Self Paced External

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

Details

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Kalgoorlie
How Self Paced Onsite

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

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