Provide person centred physical and social support, to people living in residential or aged-care.
A qualification in Individual Support will teach you the skills to provide person centred physical and social support, to people living in residential or aged-care who need support due to ageing or disability.
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.
St John Ambulance Victoria is fully funding 20 places in the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support to a combined value of $45,900. We’ve just opened up applications for our October 2022 course and we’re looking for students to submit their expression of interest to join this course, fully subsidised.
We are looking for passionate, dedicated individuals who want to work long-term in aged care. All successful applicants will be required to commit 12 months to completing the course with us (1 day per week in person in Clayton plus all coursework) and ideally wish to join the in-home care division of St John Ambulance upon graduation. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have come from challenging backgrounds, hardship or experience discrimination.
Places are limited and, to be considered you will be required to meet rigorous conditions, be available to attend an interview and be willing to undertake background checks.
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Places are limited – complete the form today to be considered.
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.
However currently St John Ambulance is offering sponsored places. See here to apply
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.