(Ageing, Home and Community)
Turn your passion for care into a career with the St John CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
This qualification will provide you the skills to provide support with empathy and care to people living at home or in aged-care, who need support due to ageing or disability. The course is your gateway to a rewarding career working along passionate and fulfilled colleagues.
Whether you’re caring for older people in their own home or in a community facility, providing individualised support catered to the needs of each individual is vital. If their needs are due to ageing, disability or other reasons, using your discretion and judgement in relation is a daily need. As the role needs a range of knowledge, including procedures, techniques, theories and concepts, this qualification will prepare you to work in the industry in a way that is safe and compassionate.
This program is designed over a standard academic year comprising of 52 weeks. Participants will undertake face-to-face workshops and supported self-paced learning.
|Units of Competency|
|HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCCS023 Support independence and well-being|
|CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support|
|CHCLEG001 Work Legally and Ethically|
|HLTWHS002 Follow Safe Work Practices for Direct Client Care|
|HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse People|
|CHCCOM005 Communicate and Work in Health or Community Services|
|CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs|
|CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCHCS001 Provide Home and Community Support Services|
|CHCCCS025 Support Relationships with Carers and Families|
There are no pre-requisites for CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.
As per the qualification requirements, participant is required to undertake 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. Participants are required to undertake supervised practical placement in relevant aged and home care settings. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the participant’s ability to work at this level. Prior to commencing work placement, participant will be required to provide the following:
For full fee paying students: Total course fee is $2,295 and can be paid using the below payment methods
Booking fee deposit: $150.00
11 fortnightly payments of: $195.00
|Booking fee deposit: $150.00
Material Fees $145.00
Installment 1: $500.00
Installment 2: $500.00
Installment 3: $500.00
Installment 4: $500.00
|More information on Zip can be
found here: stjohnvic.com.au/
Note this course is not eligible for government funded/subsided places.
If you believe you may have some or all of the knowledge and skills covered in the units of competency, you may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.
If you would like to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning, contact email@example.com who can provide advice and the RPL candidate guide for each unit for which you want to apply for RPL.
All the Assessment Task Workbooks will be provided by your trainer in Microsoft Word format. You will need to complete your answers in the workbook and upload to Moodle. Your trainer will provide you with feedback in your workbook.
Participants may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the community sector.
Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to:
Completion of this qualification enables participants receive a certificate outlining this nationally accredited qualification. This may then enable them to receive either Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer towards a relevant qualification.