Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015)

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Course Description

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will assist personal and respite care workers provide better support to older people and those living with dementia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics forecasts predict that within just a few decades, at least 20% of the Australian population will be aged 65 or older. This is putting massive pressure on the aged and community care industry to supply the country with enough qualified health care workers to provide the kind of support and quality of life required. This qualification is an excellent introduction to the rapidly expanding aged care workforce in Australia.

Average Course Fee

$3500

Average Duration

6 months

Study Mode

Online

Number of Providers

Nationally Recognised Training

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

66% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Residential Care Worker$960 weekly pay
Caregiver$960 weekly pay
Support Worker$960 weekly pay
Respite Caregiver$960 weekly pay
Disability Support Worker$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Disability Manager$2,100 weekly pay
Community Development Manager$1,920 weekly pay
Diversional Therapist$1,150 weekly pay
Lifestyle Activities Assistant$1,150 weekly pay
Disability Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay

Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course and details about what it involves and who is eligible.

ACT Funding - Skilled Capital

Skilled Capital is the funding program in the ACT to help students undertake Vocational Education and Training (VET). Skilled Capital gives students in the ACT access to high quality training to maximise employment opportunities.

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ACT Funding - User Choice

User Choice Funding is a national funding scheme that subsidises the cost of an Australian Apprenticeship. The level of funding varies by state, and in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) the subsidies are paid directly to the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who delivers the training.

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NSW Funding - Smart and Skilled

Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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QLD Funding - Certificate 3 Guarantee

The Certificate 3 Guarantee is a subsidised training program for eligible students living in Queensland. The Queensland Government provides funding for a range of Certificate III qualifications as well as foundation skills training.

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Course Providers

The following institutions provide this course. You can filter by their eligibility for state and loan programs:

ACT Skilled Capital
ACT User Choice
NSW Smart and Skilled
QLD Certificate 3 Guarantee