CHC33015
Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Spotlight

Are you looking to START your CAREER in the aged care sector? This entry-level qualification will give you practical skills and knowledge you need to provide individual support in aged and community care settings.

Job Prospects

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Respite Care Worker
Job Trainer Fund

The Australian and Queensland Governments are providing joint funding to deliver additional training places in accredited short courses and qualifications to Queensland job seekers, school leavers and young people. This funding will provide the skills need to find work, re-enter the labour market or explore new work opportunities as Queensland’s economy recovers from the impacts of COVID-19.

From 1 October 2021, a new focus of the JobTrainer Fund is provision of aged care, childcare, disability care and digital skills.

The JobTrainer Fund supports job seekers, school leavers and young people to access the skills and training they need to find work, re-enter the labour market or explore new work opportunities available as Queensland’s economy recovers.

Can I enrol in more than one short course or qualification?

Under JobTrainer you may only complete one qualification, but you can enrol in multiple short courses. You also can’t enrol in more than one short course or qualification at a time.

And if you have previously completed a qualification you may still be eligible to enrol in a JobTrainer short course or qualification, as JobTrainer is about offering people a chance to retrain and gain new skills and qualifications.

Am I eligible to undertake training?

To be eligible to enrol in a short course or qualification funded under JobTrainer you must:

  • permanently reside in Queensland, and
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen, and
  • have finished school or no longer be at school (including home schooled), and
  • not already be enrolled in training (includes VET and higher education courses), and
  • not have previously completed a qualification funded under the JobTrainer Fund, and
  • either be a job seeker or a school leaver or young person.

For more information on the JobTrainer fund visit:

https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/training-careers/incentives/jobtrainer

Cost

Cost

Subsidised                  $130

Concession          $110.50

Full fee                      $3250

Job Trainer                      $0

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Government Funding Available

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Course Overview

Kick start your career in aged care with this entry-level qualification. CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will give you the skills you need to provide individualised support and care to people in home, community, or health care settings.

You will learn how to support independence and wellbeing, gain a range of technical skills, and develop a range of transferable skills from communication to teamwork. This specialised course will give you the skills to facilitate the empowerment of older people, and provide support to those living with dementia. Akadia trainers are experienced industry experts who will be there every step of the way to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.
Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work in aged care and/or home and community care. It will also give you the foundation to undertake further studies in the community services and health sectors.

Course Requirements

To achieve a CHC33015 – Certificate of Individual Support you must complete 13 units which are made up of 7 core units and 6 electives. You will also be required to complete 120 hours of vocational placement.

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: TO BE COMPLETED TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF AGEING SPECIALISATION

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
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
Choose one of:
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

Entry Requirements

To achieve a CHC33015 – Certificate of Individual Support you must complete 13 units which are made up of 7 core units and 6 electives. You will also be required to complete 120 hours of vocational placement.

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: TO BE COMPLETED TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF AGEING SPECIALISATION

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
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Choose one of:
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

Course Duration | Delivery

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is delivered within 6 – 12 months via a self-paced learning program developed to meet the individual students’ needs. Every student will have access to regular one-on-one contact with their dedicated trainer.

The time taken to complete your studies depends entirely upon how much time you can dedicate to your training.

Our trainers will make scheduled site visits to your workplace to assist you. These visits will be scheduled after negotiation with your workplace and yourself and will provide you with tuition, learning support, and conduct workplace observations. You will still be required to do some study and complete assessments in your own time.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Program

Funded by the Queensland Government, the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification.

The program also supports school students to access training and Queensland’s Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing free training in high priority qualifications.

Akadia Training is a Skills Assure Supplier to deliver training and assessment for the Certificate III in Individual Support under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program.

To be eligible to enrol into the Government Funded Certificate 3 Guarantee Program you must:

  • Be a permanent resident of Queensland aged 15 years or above, and
  • No longer at school (with the exception of VET in school students) and,
  • Not have completed or be enrolled in a Certificate III (or higher qualification), this does not include qualifications completed at school, and
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.

For more information on the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program visit: desbt.qld.gov.au/training/providers/funded/certificate3

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