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When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
This course includes a compulsory work placement. The units in Traineeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.
This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.
Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
The training package does not specify any mandatory entry requirements into this course. However prospective students should note that a mandatory part of the course requires you to participate and complete a supervised work placement, in a suitable environment that provides the services in your selected area of
study. Before you commence work placement, you may be required to obtain a police clearance (approximately $72).
Please check when you enquire as to whether a police clearance is required for your work placement.
It is strongly recommended you also consult with your doctor about having a flu vaccination.
Further information on work placement requirements can be obtained from the CHC Training Package Implementation Guide
This qualification is designed to provide you with a range of practical skills, technical training and communication skills for a career in the community services industry:
• Nursing Assistant
• Residential Care Worker
• Aged Care Worker
Further study opportunities:
• Certificate IV in Community Services
• Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Study options and next steps
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