Certificate III In Individual Support
Course Code: CHC33015 | CRICOS Code: 097221G

Faculty

Community Services

Delivery Mode

Blended

Duration

52 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: CHC33015 | CRICOS Code: 097221G

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This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.
Course Duration/Fee

Course duration: 52 weeks
Course Fee : AUD $12,000 (Includes material, enrolment and placement fee)
Enrolment Fee: AUD $350

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Intake Dates
16th May, 202230th January, 2023
18th July, 202206th March, 2023
22nd August, 202224th April, 2023
10th October, 202229th May, 2023
14th November, 202217th July, 2023
 21st August, 2023
 09th October, 2023
 13th November 2023
Entry Requirement
The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement
  • Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
  • Must have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution
  • Must demonstrate English level of IELTS 5.5 with no band less that 5.0 or equivalent, such as:
    IBT 46
    PTE Academic 42
    CAE 162
    OET B
    Duolingo 90
    General English Upper Intermediate
    MOI Certificate
    Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution
  • Must have the ability to undertake a work placement at an aged care, home and community care, disability care or community service organisation.
Assessment

Assessments may include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, role play, presentation, work based project, research projects, and workplace observations/evidences.

Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive a certificate. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:

In Home Respite Worker, Nurse’s Aide, Community Access Coordinator, Planned Activity Assistant, Accommodation Support Worker, Care Service Employee, Community Care Worker, Food Services Deliverer, Disability Service Officer, Care Assistant, Client Assistant, Care Worker, Community House Worker, Home Care Assistant ,Residential Care Worker, Residential Support Worker, Senior Personal Care Assistant, Transport Support Worker, Field Officer (Community Services), Family Support Worker, School Support Officer (Disability), Residential Aide.

Essential Information

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING RPL/ CREDIT TRANSFER

Lead College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. Lead College will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

During the entry process and interview stage LEAD College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL.  Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) REQUIREMENT

USI is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the students will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au.The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.

STUDENT SUPPORT WELFARE and GUIDANCE SERVICES

Relevant resources are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.

ORIENTATION

Orientation to assist students is provided by LEAD College as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.

Vocational Placement

This qualification requires that the learner complete a total of at least 120 hours of work placement in an aged care, home and community care, disability care or community service organisation in Australia.

Pathway From Qualification

After completing CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support you may progress to CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services.

Units Of Competency

The CHC33015 Certificate III In Individual Support requires the completion of the following 13 Units (including 7 core and 6 electives).

Core units
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIV001Work with Diverse People
HLTAAP001Recognise Healthy Body Systems
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in Health or Community Services
CHCLEG001Work Legally and Ethically
CHCCCS023Support Independence and well Being
Elective units
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centered behaviour supports
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCCS011Meet Personal Support needs
HLTAID011Provide first aid

Related Qualifications

CHC33015 Certificate III In Individual Support – 097221G

Course Code: CHC33015
CRICOS Code: 097221G

CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support – 097131J

Course Code: CHC43015
CRICOS Code: 097131J

CHC43115 Certificate IV In Disability – 097222F

Course Code: CHC43115
CRICOS Code: 097222F

CHC52015 Diploma Of Community Services – 097136D

Course Code: CHC52015
CRICOS Code: 097136D

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