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Certificate III in Individual Support

Certificate III in Individual Support

Certificate III in Individual Support

As the population of Australia increases, there is naturally an increase in the number of aged people too, many of which requiring care.

Fortunately the Certificate III in Individual Support from Aged Care Courses Perth will teach you the skills to take care of the elderly and/or disabled in their homes, in residential aged care centers or similar environments.

Our golden team of expert trainers will help you to focus and successfully achieve your goals and finish our course fully qualified. Thanks to copious amounts of experience, we hands down, have the highest quality trainers in Perth.

With a wide range of career options available, we can help you to choose your new exciting career in the aged care industry. Here are a lift of possible roles for after you graduate the course.

  • Aged care Worker
  • Community support worker
  • Care team Leader
  • In-home care taker

    The people our students ultimately learn to take care of are the ones who need it the most. As we all will get old at some point in time and may one day become the ones in need requiring assistance, it is vital that there are people in the world with these vital skills.

    The generations before us sacrificed many things in their lives to help make our future better and brighter. Why let them be alone in need, when you have a chance to give back and lend them a helping hand.

    More than anything you will love contributing, and it will naturally turn into a passion, so why not make it your career? Our Certificate III in Individual Support course will give you all the necessary education to help the people who cannot completely help themselves, where itís not about the money but instead for the blessings and difference you can make.

    With our experience in the field we will help you equip yourself with all necessary skills and knowledge for you to achieve your desired job in the aged care industry here in Perth or anywhere in the world.

    You can complete this course from anywhere, both in classroom/workshop and/or online. With roughly 500 hours required to complete the course, no upper age limit to enroll and no restrictions on the qualifications, it is achievable by all.

    Your investment with Aged Care Courses Perth for the Certificate III in Individual Support will provide you with everything that you need not only for learning, but also for real life application.

    The Certificate III in Individual Support will provide you with the talent and skill to provide care to the elderly, ill and incapable people. You will be able to support and help people emotionally and physically by giving them the peace of mind they are after.

    For example, helping the elderly in your care with their medication, have supportive conversations with them, ensure they are comfortable and have everything they need are examples of tasks. Contact Aged Care Courses Perth about the Certificate III in Individual Support today.

    Mode: Class/workshop based (15x workshops with additional activities such as readings, online lectures and other tasks completed on non-class days).

    Class locations: Perth City or Mirrabooka

    Class start dates: We have new group starting every month.

    Government subsidised fees: Yes

    Nationally recognised: Yes

    Work placement: 3-4 Weeks, as required by government regulations in an aged care facility

    Maximum enrolment period: 6 Months (extensions can be purchased)

    How to enrol: Online enrolment form or printable enrolment form

    Main entry requirements: Suitable English skills, reside in WA, suitable demeanour to work in aged care

    This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines. You may carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of daily living for people in an aged care setting, carry out activities related to an individualised plan and report directly to a supervisor.

    This Certificate III in Individual Support course is a popular course due to the high demand for aged care workers and the relative ease in which qualified individuals can find work in their local area.

    As with all our courses, students have access to our friendly and supportive trainers for the duration of their studies.

  • Fees

    Certificate III in Individual Support ( Ageing , Disability)

    Government subsidised concession fee: $1046.50

    Without Concession: $1900

    Certificate III in Individual Support ( Ageing , Home and Community Care)

    Government subsidised concession fee: $861.35

    Without Concession: $1550.35

    International Student(No Funding Available) Cost is: $1450

    Payment plans

    Cash and Direct Debit Options Available

    *A person will be eligible for subsidised training if they are:

    • an Australian citizen;
    • a permanent visa holder;
    • a holder of visa subclass 309, 310, 820, 826 or 851; or
    • a dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457.
    • reside in Western Australia

    Under Future Skills WA:

    • There is no upper age limit.
    • There are no restrictions based on your previous level of awarded qualification; however you will need to meet any course entry requirements.

    **The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:

    a) Persons and dependants of persons holding:
    i) A Pensioner Concession Card.
    ii) A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veteransí Affairs.
    iii) A Health Care Card.
    b) Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
    c) Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance.
    d) Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.
    e) Persons who have reached the age of 15 but who have not reached the end of their compulsory education period. In 2014, eligible students will have birthdates between 1 January 1997 and 31 December 1999.

    Proof of eligibility for concession must be shown at the time of enrolment.

    *** In 2014, eligible students will have birthdates between 1 January 1997 and 31 December 1999 - $400

    Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Fees given above are inclusive of all resource fees. Other fees may apply. See the student handbook for additional fees and charges.

    Please read the terms and conditions of enrolment carefully to ensure that this product is right for you.

    Additional fees may apply depending on your circumstances and may include direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, additional resource fees, and extension fees.

    Please note the requirement to complete the first aid unit for this qualification. This unit is not part of your course fee and generally is completed with an external provider.

    Students may pay their course fees early or in advance however government regulation prohibits training organisations from collecting more than $1000 before training commences or $1500 in advance.

    Allocated time: up to 12 months

    Time to complete:Approx. 500 hours of learning and assessment activities including placement - individuals with experience or prior qualifications may complete in a shorter time. All students given up to 12 months to complete - extensions can be purchased. Average time to complete 6-9 months. See the Course Prospectus for more information regarding the course structure.

    Study mode: This course can be studied online, blended or Face to Face.

    Placement: Minimum of 120 hours required as per the regulations - generally a single block or one/two days per week - completed towards the end of the qualification. The placement must be in a registered facility and cover dementia, high care and low care.

    Units of Competency

    CHCAC317A Support older people to maintain their independence
    CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
    CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia
    CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector
    CHCICS301B Provide support to meet personal care needs
    CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
    CHCICS303A Support individual health and emotional well being
    CHCWHS312A Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work
    CHCPA301B Deliver care services using a palliative approach
    HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
    CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
    CHCDIS313A Support people with disabilities who are ageing
    HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
    CHCDIS323A Contribute to skill development and maintenance

    Graduates may find work as a:

    Accommodation Support Worker Assistant in Nursing Care Assistant
    Care service officer Care worker Community Care worker
    Community house worker Community Support worker Disability service officer
    Field officer Home care assistant Respite care
    Personal care worker Personal care assistant Nursing assistant
    Residential care worker Support worker Recreation officer

    Some of the topics in this course include:

    WHS Act Palliative care Duty of care
    Home safety Manual handling Safe lifting
    PPE Infection control Mobility devices
    Hazards Risks Causes on injuries
    Emergencies Cleaning HACC
    Carers Abuse and neglect Body systems
    Aging Dementia Common Diseases
    Personal care ACFI Care plans
    Confidentiality Bathing Showering
    Skin care Dressing Undressing
    Types of dementia Alzheimer's disease Loss and grief
    Slips and falls Communication Disabilities

    Includes all resources: *Yes all learner material included in the price - no hidden fees or unit by unit resource fee, no reassessment fee, no work placement fee, no tutoring fees. Does not include first aid.

    *This information is general and some fees may apply in certain situations. See handbook for further details.

    RPL: Available to all students via assessment only pathway. Suitable experience in an Australian workplace usually coupled with formal training is required.