CHC 33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

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Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support


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. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Entry Requirements:

Online study with work placement

All candidates must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to Inspire & Learn.


Pre-Enrolment Interview, language literacy numeracy & Digital Literacy Test:

You will be required to complete the Pre-Enrolment Interview, LLN & Digital Literacy Test prior to course commencement.

Supervised Practical Placement Agreement (3 party agreement) :

You will be required to complete 120 hours of workplace training/work placement in a regulated education and care service.

Duration of training:

Approximately – 10 months can be self-paced up to 12 months

54 weeks (inclusive of 120 hours of supervised work placement/ workplace training)

Approx. 21 hours of the weekly study

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support Career Opportunities

Employment Pathway opportunities available to candidates who complete the CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support by gaining skills and knowledge at Inspire & Learn:


Personal Care Worker

Aged Care Worker

Community Care Worker

Residential Care Worker

Disability Care Worker

Home Care Assistant

Accommodation Support Worker

Respite Care Worker


CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support Pathways

On successful completion of the CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support, the candidate can study the following units to give them a leading edge into employment prospects within a range of settings like working in disability sector.


Units of competency delivered for CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

Total number of units = 13

7 core units

6 elective units

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

Elective units  (Choice 1 – This leads to Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing))

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Elective units  (Choice 2 – This leads to Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability))

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

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

Elective units  (Choice 3 – This leads to Certificate III in Individual Support)

CHCAGE00l Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability


Qualification and recognition

After completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support. You may also choose the specialisation based on the choice of electives we offer.

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)


Vocational Placement for students studying online or work-based:

All students must complete at least 120 hours of work placement as part of this Certificate III qualification, even if you are employed in the Age Care/ Disability industry. Inspire & Learn Assessor will work closely with you at the placement time to assist and guide you in choosing the right age care facility/ community / respite care setting.


Study additional units to add more skills:

These units are priced at $200 each (Contact Inspire & Learn to check future promotion offers), they are:

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

HLTFSE001 - Follow basic food safety practices

HLTINFCOV001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Fee information: (Payment options are available)

Refer Fee Payment Options

Note: Inspire & Learn course fee does not include the working with children

check, police clearance, and First aid refresher course, always check with your

trainer further eligibility.


CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support Job Outlook

All PCA workers

· Weekly Pay is $1,200 (approximately)

· Very strong Future Growth

· 156,300 Employment Size number of workers who do this as their main job

Workers currently employed in the age care industry as per census data :

· 31% Full-Time workers

· 85% of female workers in the age care industry usually Average age of 45 years

More on job outlook

Job openings can be found on sites like www.seek.com.au

Read our blog on Interviewing tips & tricks.

First Aid Courses Information: When you undertake a qualification with Inspire & Learn, the First Aid courses are not included in the course fee. The First Aid unit is offered by Inspire & Learn in Victoria only, every student must pay for the first aid course unit. The student has the choice to either study at our location where they are required to attend classroom training and must be physically present for the required length of chosen first aid course. If the student cannot attend at our location in Victoria, then the student can choose to attend with any other training provider the approved first aid unit which is listed in their qualification at their own expense, (The first aid units cannot be completed through distance mode and requires a face to face class to be undertaken successfully in order for students to achieve competency in the first aid unit). Inspire & Learn will provide credit transfer once the relevant first aid unit is completed. We recommend choosing the right first aid unit code before enrolling and we encourage you to also check with your trainer before you enroll.

Inspire & Learn offers a range of Nationally recognized first aid training courses offered at all-time low pricing. Check the website for details.

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