Individual Support aims to support and enrich the lives of individuals and the community. This course will provide you with the confidence and skills needed to help and support any individual. You will be given the choice to focus your studies on either Aged, Disability or Home & Community Care.
To enhance your learning experience, Certificate III in Individual Support requires a minimum of 120 hours of hands on placement. A QLD Blue Card or working with children check depending on which state you are living in and Police Check will need to be obtained before undertaking placement.
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCCCS015||Provide Individual support|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health and community services|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interest and rights of clients|
|CHCDIS001||Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths based approach|
|CHCDIS002||Follow and establish person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCDIS003||Support community participation and inclusion|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
Enrolment in the program is for a maximum of 24 months.
Students must aim to complete modules by the nominated completion date and as a minimum must demonstrate ongoing progression towards completion. Extension for assessment may be awarded at the trainer’s discretion.
This course requires you to undertake a minimum of 120 hours undertaken in an approved aged care environment in a role that directly allows working with the elderly who are living with disabilities.
All students require computer or tablet with access to the Internet and a program that can open and edit Word documents (this does not have to be Microsoft Office).
This course is delivered via our online learning system You do not need to come to class, however, you will need to keep in contact with your Educator and attend phone and/or web meetings to complete some of the practical components of your course.
Online learning allows you the flexibility of completing your course at your own pace, at times to suit work and other life commitments. You can work on your course at anytime, anywhere supported by your industry experienced Educator via telephone and email communication no matter where you are.
Distance learning allows you to have the same amount of convenience and flexibility as online or blended learning. The only difference is that instead of studying online, you will be studying via workbooks. Distance learning is perfect for students that prefer to have hard copy resources. Participants wishing to complete their qualification via distance instead of online will incur additional material and postage fees up to the value of $25.00 per unit.
If you have lots of experience and skills but no formal qualification you might want to consider Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL is a process whereby you demonstrate that you currently have the required skills and knowledge for particular units/qualifications within the industry that you are experienced. RPL focuses on your life and work experiences and how they meet the criteria of the national qualifications to find out more about RPL contact us and one of our course advisors will contact you to discuss the RPL process.
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Completion of this program results in a Nationally Recognised Qualification, complying with the AQF standard and ASQA standards for Registered Training Organisations and is offered by the Care Academy, a division of Grow Training Group, RTO Provider 45109