frequently asked questions

Here you will find a selection of the most frequently asked questions we get asked at the Training Centre.

If you have any further questions that are not covered in this section, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly training team on: (08) 9427 7518

What is the cost of the Cert III in Individual Support?

The cost is $2,155.00 which includes all your course books etc and you can choose to take out one of our interest free payment plans to do the course too.

Do I Need to Complete Placement?

Yes, placement is not only a valuable resource providing a wealth of information when it comes to assessments and general education; it is also a compulsory part of your course.

Each unit of competency (except for First Aid) requires you to complete a nominal amount of hours in a workplace based setting. Our Certificate III and IV aged and healthcare qualifications include 160 hours of work placement, where you will be assessed for your practical, on-the-job performance.

What is the duration of the Cert III in Individual Support?

Classroom Tuesdays Classroom Thursdays Classroom  Length Work Placement Total Time Required
Part Time (Afternoons) 1230-1630 1230-1630 12 weeks 4 weeks Full Time 16 weeks (20 days of work experience at an aged care facility as close to your home as possible)
Part Time (Evenings) 1700-2100 1700-2100 12 weeks 4 weeks Full Time 16 weeks (20 days of work experience at an aged care facility as close to your home as possible)
Full Time Afternoons and Evenings) 1230-1630 1/2 hour lunch break 1700-2100 1230-1630 1/2 hour lunch break 1700-2100 6 weeks 4 weeks Full Time 10 weeks (20 days of work experience at an aged care facility as close to your home as possible)

Will I get a job?

Jobs cannot be guaranteed, however My Flex Training students are high in demand and our sister company My Flex Staffing Solutions can be contacted on: (08) 9427 7500 to see if you are eligible to work for us.

Do you organise my practical?

We do! All our candidates are placed at excellent and accredited aged care facilities.

You are visited weekly by your nominated trainer and assessor.

What are the contact hours?

This depends on your course schedule and if you are part time or full time. If you want to find out more information on this, please contact our Training team on: (08) 9427 7518

Can I do my work experience part time?

You can! There is a minimum of three (3) days a week and the hours would be 7am-3pm.

Can I change the class days?

All our Cert III Individual Support (Ageing) course days are fixed to Tuesday’s and Thursday’s.

Do I have to pay up front?

There is a $600 deposit on enrolment, and you have the duration of our course to pay off the course.

We have payment plans available.

What visa do I have to be on to be able to study?

We are not CRICOS certified and therefore do not take international students.

However we can train anyone else including those on a tourist visa!

Do you offer Payment Plans?

Yes we do! There is a $600 deposit on enrolment, and you have the duration of our course to pay off the course.

Where are you located?

We are located at 27 Brewer Street, Perth… close to Claisebrook Training Station and all major public transport links

Do you offer Credit Transfer?

We sure do! Al you need to do is bring an original copy of your statement of attainment for the units you have completed that relate to the qualification.

Do you offer discounts/concession/government funding?

We are unable to offer discounts, concessions or government funding for any of our courses.

I have experience but no qualification, what is the fastest way to get a certificate?

Speak to our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) champion on (08) 9427 7500 to investigate opportunities that may be available to you.

Can I do the course in 6 weeks?

If you choose the full time option, you can complete your theory in 6 weeks.

However, this does not include your work experience of 160 hours.

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