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.
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
Course Fee : AUD $12,000
Enrolment Fee: AUD $250
CRICOS Code: 097221G
Over and above the course fee
Student will need to pay other charges including OSHC Single/ couple/ family: please refer https://www.nib.com.au/overseas-students , https://allianzassistancehealth.com.au/en/student-visa-oshc/; Bank Charges: 2.5% surcharge on Credit card payments; Charges for Late Fee Payment: 7 days= $200; 14 days= $400; Second course enrolment fee: AUD 350 (payable at the beginning of the second course); Repeat Unit Fee: AUD 300 per Unit; Re-issue of Student ID card: AUD 10 and Re-issue of any Academic Transcript AUD$ 100.
NOTE: Course FEE is inclusive of Tuition fee, Material fee, Enrolment fee and first issue of identity card and any Academic Transcript (Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma). Material Fee varies from course to course depending upon the need of the course, which will be detailed in your offer letter. Alternatively, you may speak to a friendly staff on 1300 887 361; +61286685676 for further confirmation.
The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:
- Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age.
- Successful completion of Australian equivalent Year 12.
- To have the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score 5.5 with a score not lower than 5.0 in each module for all Certificate III, Certificate IV and Diploma level programs, or AQF Certificate III or equivalent level qualifications or TOEFL 46 / PTE ACADEMIC 42 / CAE 47 / OET PASS / TOEFL PBT 527 or equivalent.
- Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student required LLN Support.
Face to face
Students will be assessed in a variety of ways that may include, written answers, quizzes, practical demonstrations, observations and projects.
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 is available to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training in related areas. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
After completing CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support you may progress to CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services.
|Core Units – 7|
|CHCCCS015||Provide Individualised Support|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCDIV001||Work with Diverse People|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCCS023||Support Independence and well Being (120 hrs work placement)|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in Health or Community Services|
|CHCLEG001||Work Legally and Ethically|
|Electives – 6|
|CHCAGE005||Provide Support to people living with dementia|
|CHCDIS002||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of Older people|
|CHCCCS011||Meet Personal Support needs|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|