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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support reflects the role of workers in the Aged Care, Disability or Home and Community care setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to age or disability. 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.

This qualification is suitable for Workplace Traineeship Arrangements, with User Choice funded places available for eligible workers, and federal government incentives available for employers of eligible new and existing workers.

Entry Criteria

This is an open entry program of study with participants needing to read, write and communicate well in English. Participants are required to complete an LLN evaluation to determine suitability for this course.

Participants are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours workplace training as part of this course.

Participants are required to provide a recent (no less than 6 months old) National Police Clearance prior to undergoing workplace training.

Career Outcomes

Successful completion of the Certificate III in Individual Support can lead to various job pathways such as an Assistant in Nursing or Personal Care Worker working in aged care facilities, home and community care organisations, or other health care services..

Course structure

This course can be delivered using the following modes of delivery:

Workplace Traineeship – for those employed in the industry

Blended Learning – which involves: – Face to face/ Classroom – Online learning and assessment (Self-Paced) – Work placement (minimum 120 hours)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Tubal offers all participants the opportunity to have existing skills and knowledge recognised through Recognition of Prior Learning.  Participants may be eligible for RPL for units based on their work background, qualifications, working in the community, volunteering and life experiences (such as hobbies, sport and recreation).

Applicants for RPL will be required to complete the following as a minimum:

– Application interview

– Portfolio evidence submission

– Online self-assessment

*Skills gap training and knowledge assessments may also be required as part of the RPL process.

Applicants will have 6 months and up to 3 opportunities to submit their requested evidence portfolio before further fees could apply.

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Cost

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Unit Selection (Core & Electives)

Total number of units = 13

  • 7 core units
  • 6 elective units

Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Individual Support. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation.

Packaging for each specialisation: All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing). All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability). At least four units from Group C electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community). Where two specialisations are completed award of the qualification would read Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community).

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

CORE UNITS

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective units

Group A electives – AGEING specialisation (3 units)

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

Group B electives – DISABILITY specialisation (4 units)

CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Group C electives – HOME AND COMMUNITY specialisation (4 units)

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
OR
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Plus all of the following units:
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services

Other electives

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
CHCAGE006 Provide food services
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCCCS013 Provide basic foot care
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
CHCCCS021 Respond to suspected abuse
CHCCCS022 Facilitate independent travel
CHCCCS024 Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder
CHCCCS026 Transport individuals
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECD001 Analyse and apply information that supports employment and career development
CHCECD002 Deliver and monitor contracted employment services
CHCEDU005 Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs
CHCEDU006 Improve clients’ fundamental financial literacy skills
CHCGRP001 Support group activities
CHCINM002 Meet community information needs
CHCLAH001 Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming
CHCLAH003 Participate in planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
CHCLLN001 Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRT002 Support the rights and safety of children and young people
CHCSET001 Work with forced migrants
CHCSOH001 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
CHCYTH001 Engage respectfully with young people
HLTAHA018 Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
HLTAHA019 Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTOHC001 Recognise and respond to oral health issues
HLTOHC002 Inform and support patients and groups about oral health
HLTOHC003 Apply and manage use of basic oral health products
HLTOHC004 Provide or assist with oral hygiene
HLTOHC005 Use basic oral health screening tools
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBINM201 Process and maintain workplace information
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC307 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
TLIC1051A Operate commercial vehicle
TLIC3011 Transport passengers with disabilities
TLIH2001A Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes

 

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