CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

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Course description

The Certificate III In Individual Support (CHC33015) is perfect for students wanting community service roles supporting the elderly, disabled, or other vulnerable people. Students graduate with the facts, techniques, procedures and practices required to deliver person-centred support. Students begin their learning with 7 core units that cover communication, ethics, interpersonal skills, as well personal safety. Students then complete another 6 electives to create any of 4 vocational outcomes, Ageing, Disability, Home and Community Care, Ageing and Home and Community Care.

The Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Community Services Training Package.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Work placement

Students will need to complete work placement supervised by qualified staff. Students will attain real-world understandings of the expectations and skills required to work in this field to prepare you for the workforce.

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Social Perceptiveness

Understanding why people react the way they do.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Aged Care Worker$960 weekly pay
Personal Carer$960 weekly pay
Residential Care Worker$960 weekly pay
Community Care Worker$960 weekly pay
Home Care Assistance$960 weekly pay
Disability Support Worker$960 weekly pay
Trainee Support Worker$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Family Support Worker$1,340 weekly pay
Child Safety Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Aged Care Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay
Residential Care Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Care Manager$1,350 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

CHCCCS015
Provide individualised support

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise, provide and monitor support services within the limits established by an individualised plan. The individualised plan refers to the support or service provision plan developed for the individual accessing the service and may have many different names in different organisations.

CHCCCS023
Support independence and wellbeing

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as, physical and emotional wellbeing.

CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers. This unit applies to a range of health and community service contexts where workers may communicate face-to-face, in writing or using digital media and work with limited responsibility under direct or indirect supervision.

CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role. This unit applies to community services and health workers who play a proactive role in identifying and meeting their legal and ethical responsibilities.

HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support:

Royal College of Healthcare
Distance
North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus
Angel Institute of Education
On Campus
Training Unlimited
Online / On Campus
Future Academy
Online / On Campus
Australian Employment and Training Services
On Campus
My Pathway
Distance / On Campus
Apex Training Institute
Online / On Campus
The Management Edge
Online / On Campus
Phillips Institute
On Campus
Melbourne College of Further Education
Online / On Campus
Australian Health and Science Institute
On Campus