Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
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The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) Dual Specialisation is a Nationally Recognised Training qualification that provides you with an entry level into the Home, Community and Aged Care Sector. Individuals undertaking this training course will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged and home community care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety. My Flex Training provide all the necessary equipment for you to learn with and practice on whilst being supported by your trainer.
CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT CAREER OUTCOMES
- Aged Care Support Worker
- Personal Care Support Worker
- Personal Care Assistant
- Multi Skilled Care Worker
- Community Care Worker
- Care Companion
- Personal Care Attendant
- Respite Care Worker
- 10 weeks of face-to-face classroom followed by a self-study period with our dedicated tutor support
- Plus 120 hours of work placement (to be completed over a minimum of 4 weeks) We organise all this for you!
The amount of Classroom based training is 280 hours and breaks down as follows:
- Face to face classes: 4 days a week (7 hours a day) for 10 weeks
- Industry work placement: = 120 hours
Note: Whilst we endeavour to maintain classroom delivery changes beyond the control of My Flex Training are managed as per organisation policy, government directives and health guidelines. My Flex Training offer virtual classrooms when access to facilities is restricted thus avoiding breaks in face to face delivery, wherever possible.
COURSE DAYS + HOURS
- Tuesday to Friday
- 9:00am to 4:00pm (plus unlimited mentoring sessions depending on your learning requirements)
Work placement – Monday to Friday (times may vary depending on the facility, but usually from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM)
COURSE START DATE
Weekly rolling intakes with start date to be advised from our Enrolment Officer.
- Concession Student: $261.60
- Non-Concession Student: $882.90
- Youth Age Student (15-24): $400.00
- Secondary Age student: $420.00
- Students not meeting the eligibility requirements: $2699.00
The 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.
Domestic students may be entitled to various financial help such as Austudy and Youth Allowance. For more information, please contact Centrelink on 13 24 90.
PERTH AGED CARE COURSE:
97 Edward Street, Perth 6000 – only 5 minutes from Claisebrook train station
MANDURAH AGED CARE COURSE:
3 / 58 Anstruther Road, Mandurah 6210
BUNBURY AGED CARE COURSE:
3 / 17 Symmons Street, Bunbury 6230
This aged care course will be delivered:
- Face-to-face classroom based
Which comprises of both theory and practical components. It also involves on-the-job practical training (work placement). You are also required to complete self-study and research/project work.
You need to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in an approved facility.
My Flex Training has agreements in place with various facilities around Perth Metro to facilitate 5-6 weeks of full time work placement for every student. Students wishing to extend their work placement over a longer duration attending part time may do so by facility approval and arrangement.
Note: We are unable to guarantee that work placement will take place immediately after the Face-to-Face delivery. This can cause a break in between the Face-to-Face delivery and work placement, which may affect the end date of the qualification.
Changes to work placement beyond the control of My Flex Training are managed as per government and health guidelines.
For further information on your obligations as a student please read our Student Handbook by clicking HERE
If you have previously completed training or has course related skills and experience, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, RPL. RPL is charged at $150 per unit of competency.
You must be 18 years of age or above at course commencement
No minimum education standard is set as a prerequisite to entry to this course. However, you should be aware that as the sector works closely with bodily functions, and medical and anatomy terms are used and must be understood, therefore, a general command of spoken and written English, ability to communicate with colleagues and clients as well as the ability to read and write a simple report is required. This course requires the satisfactory completion of oral and written tasks.
All students are required to complete a literacy assessment prior to entry.
Additionally, this qualification requires physical movement of people, as such participants should be physically fit.
- WA Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)
- National Police Check (less than 6 months old)
- Updated vaccination record
You must submit the above documents to be reviewed by My Flex Training prior to work placement.
*Funding available for eligible students only. Funding Criteria applies.
Competency Based Training is based on the learner being able to demonstrate their skills and knowledge. Competency standards are industry-determined specifications of performance that set out the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a specific industry or profession. To be assessed competent, you need to demonstrate the ability to perform tasks and duties to the standard expected for employment. Competency standards are an endorsed component of a training package.
My Flex Training uses a range of assessment methods to assess your competency. The methods used will depend on the unit and can include:
- Written questions
- Verbal questions
- Case studies / Scenarios
- Roleplays / Simulations / Demonstrations
- Work placement assessment book/ 3rd party report
- Written report/ Presentation/ Project
The application process is as follows:
- Contact our team to book in for a LLN (Language, literacy and numeracy) Assessment.
- Provide 100 points of ID
- Payment of application fee
- Confirmation of Enrolment
You must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.
You will need to complete the following 13 units to successfully achieve the qualification. The units fall under three categories – Core, Compulsory and Elective. The elective units have been selected to meet the requirements of dual work placements.
|CODES||UNITS||Ageing Specialisation||Home and Community Specialisation|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support||Core||Core|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being||Core||Core|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health and community services||Core||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core||Core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core||Core|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||Core||Core|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for client care||Core||Core|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||Compulsory||Compulsory|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia||Compulsory|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs||Compulsory||Compulsory|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures||Compulsory||Elective|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families||Compulsory|
|CHCHCS001||Provide home and community support Service||Compulsory|
Students are recommended to purchase a My Flex Training Polo Shirt, to wear whilst on work placement. Purchase of this item is not compulsory, but wearing it enables the student to represent the college on work placement and be easily identifiable. If you do not wish to wear a My Flex Training Polo Shirt, please wear a suitable dark polo.
Student Polo’s are not required to be worn during classes at our centre.
The cost of the Polo Shirt is $15 (incl GST). Students will be invoiced separately from their enrolment invoice and will pay for this item upfront.
Whilst the qualification is delivered over a 10 week face-to-face training period + 120 of work placement, students may take up to 12 months to complete the qualification.