Course Code: CHC33021
CRICOS Code: 112470E
Course Code: CHC33021 | CRICOS Code: 112470E
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.
These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. 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.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Course duration : 52 weeks
Tuition Fee : AUD $12,500
Non Tuition Fee : AUD $1,500 (includes $350 enrolment and material placement fee)
Total Course Cost: AUD $14,000
Blended (Face to Face + Online)
|2023 Intake Dates||2024 Intake Dates|
|30th January, 2023||29th January, 2024|
|06th March, 2023||04th March, 2024|
|24th April, 2023||22th April, 2024|
|29th May, 2023||27th May, 2024|
|17th July, 2023||15th July, 2024|
|21st August, 2023||19th August, 2024|
|09th October, 2023||07th October, 2024|
|13th November 2023||11th November 2024|
- 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:
PTE Academic 42
General English Upper Intermediate
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
After completing CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support you may progress to CHC43015 – Certificate IV In Ageing Support, CHC43121 – Certificate IV In Disability and/or CHC52021 – Diploma of Community Services
The CHC33021 Certificate III In Individual Support requires the completion of the following Units (including 9 core and 6 electives).
|CHCCCS031||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS038||Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support|
|CHCCCS040||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCCS041||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTINF006||Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCAGE011||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCAGE013||Work effectively in aged care|
|CHCPAL003||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCDIS011||Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach|
|CHCDIS012||Support community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS020||Work effectively in disability support|
** Please note: Electives are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.