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When it comes to aged care and disability, every patient has their own set of challenges and strengths. Administering high levels of care means taking the time to individually plan and follow through with each patient. A Certificate III in Individual Support will take out into the community and residential settings, helping people who need your support.
You’ll master a range of skills in factual, technical and procedural knowledge as you learn what’s required to provide person-centred support to the best of your abilities. Enrol today to help the people in your community.
|Intake date||Campus||Days and times|
|13/07/2020||Leongatha||Monday, Tuesday 9:00am to 3:00pm|
|13/07/2020||Warragul||Thursday, Friday 9.00am to 3.00pm|
|13/07/2020||Bairnsdale||Monday, Tuesday 9:00am to 3:00pm|
|16/07/2020||Morwell||Thursday, Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm|
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Individual Support.
Job roles or employment may include but is not limited to work in aged care facilities, home & community care environments and hospice facilities.
Opportunities for Further Study
Mandatory entry requirements
- Clear Police checks
- Clear Working with Children's check
- Minimum age - 18
Recommended entry requirements
- Moderate computer skills
- Immunisations: flu shot maybe required prior to placement during flu season
Limitations to entry
- Must be physically fit as the job role requires manual handling using industry equipment and 7.6 hour shifts on placement where role involves physical work and long periods of standing.
Participants will need access to a computer and an internet connection.
Specialist Course Information
Placement is arranged by: Institute
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Participants will need access to a computer and an internet connection
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
|CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support|
|HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically|
|CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs|
|HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication|
|CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services|
Assessments are undertaken in simulated situations, role plays in the workplace, in class and written assignments, online written responses and online quizzes, workplace Practical Assessments, Portfolios, Reflective activities (online)