Certificate III in individual support (aged care) course is designed equip you with the skill needed to provide care and support for the elderly people to enable them to lead an independent and hence a dignified life. Cert 3 aged care is best suited for people who wish to make an entry into the community support and health care services industry. It is also equally suitable for those
professionals who are already working in this sector and wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in this area through structured courses and qualifications. During these certificate III in aged care, the workers would follow an individualized plan for supporting and providing care to old or disabled people in a community or residential setting.
Certificate III in individual support exhibits the role of many workers in the community or residential setting who adhere to a personal plan to give support which is focused keeping in mind the individual who may need support due to aging or some other reason.
Generally, the work is all about making use of discretion and assessment with respect to the support by the person and also taking some responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a wide range of technical, factual and awareness regarding the various procedures. There is also some element of the knowledge in theory of the practices and concepts needed to give support that is individual centric. In order to accomplish this qualification, the candidate should have finished one hundred and twenty hours as mentioned in the evaluation requirements.
Mode of Study: Class/workshop based (15x workshops with additional activities such as readings, online lectures and other tasks completed on non-class days).
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
Average fee for certificate III in individual support course is $3000
Duration for certificate III in aged care, is 7 months.
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:
Total number of units = 13
7 core units
- at least 4 units from the electives listed below, at least 2 units must be from those units listed under Groups A, B or C
- up to 2 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome
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.
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.
training that you have provided. I can now work in aged care with confidence knowing that I have learnt the right skills.Mary Anne
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