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Study in Individual Support

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing I Home & Community I Disability)

Course Overview:

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. 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.

JOB ROLES:

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.  Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Accommodation support worker

  • Field officer

  • Assistant in nursing

  • Home care assistant

  • Care assistant

  • In-home respite worker

  • Care service employees

  • Nursing assistant

  • Care worker

  • Personal care assistant

  • Support worker

  • Community care worker

  • Personal care giver

  • Community house worker

  • Disability service officer (in some jurisdictions)

  • Personal care worker

  • Community support worker

  • Residential care worker

QUALIFICATION PATHWAYS:

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CORE UNITS:

  1. CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

  2. CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

  3. CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

  4. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

  5. CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

  6. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

  7. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

ELECTIVE UNITS:

  1. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

  2. CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

  3. CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

  4. CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

  5. CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services

  6. HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

  7. CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach 

  8. CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

  9. CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion 

  10. CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability 

COURSE FEE:

  • Enrolment Fee: 333.00

  • Course Fee: 1517.00 (We do not accept more than 1500 in one payment)

  • Total Fee: 1850.00

The enrolment fee is non-refundable if enrolment process completed or learning started (included online learning).

LEARNING RESOURCES:

  • E- Classrooms:- Also referred to as Webinars. Hope Training College of Australia feels that it is important to keep engaged with the issue after learners have obtained some information through e-presentations. We have E-Classroom for the convenience of the students. The E-Classroom is a recorded video of a classroom trainer led presentation, where the learner has the option to pause or re-listen/watch if their presence of mind is not supported at any point or if they were unable to understand some themes during the face-to-face session. It has been observed that learners who have seen an online presentation prior to attending the session exhibit more engagement and interest in the subject. Hope Training College in Australia has experienced a significant good impact from this.

  • E-Books - Hope Training College of Australia has uploaded a digital copy of the learning guide to our web portal, giving the student greater studying freedom. The flip books may be read on learners' smart devices, such as phones, tablets, or laptops, allowing them to study whenever and anywhere they choose. Hope Training College of Australia also has the provision and will supply a physical copy of books upon request from a learner.

  • E-SIMULATED:- This part contains a large number of videos on role plays and other subject-related information. This segment prepares the learner for performance-based training by having them perform in a simulated setting, which helps them perform better when they go on Vocational Work Placement.

HOW WE WILL ASSESS YOUR COMPETENCY

  • Knowledge Assessment:- Only one booklet will assist us in assessing your information gained during your online learning adventure. In addition, as evidence of your learning journey, your online learning activities are recorded under your profile. The evaluation booklet contains short and lengthy questions, as well as case studies, to measure your comprehension of the course and its subjects/units. 

  • Skill Assessment :- Hope Training College of Australia will examine learners' skills in the Simulation Lab and throughout their work placements. For the final result, our assessors will record the learner's outcome in relevant papers.

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to,

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

  • CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability

  • CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

DELIVERY MODE:

  • Online (eLearning Portal) with own login details

  • Self-paced learning

  • Classroom based or Distance learning*

  • Classroom/Simulated Practice and Assessments

  • Work Placement

*Distance learning options are available only for Remote Area Students or any isolation event in case of global/regional pandemic. In these cases, the work placement hours will be extended to achieve competency.

DURATION

Fulltime Learners:

  • Minimum online learning hours are 340. 

  • in person classroom based sessions are 8 (full day) or 16 (half day) 

  • Also require to spend 350 hours of self study by watching subject related content on open media platform e.g. YouTube etc. 

  • Total of 120 hours on vocational work placement (unpaid work experience) in any Aged care or/and Disability care home. 

These listed task can be completed within 18 weeks. This course is skilled based so actual duration can be different for every individuals. 

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Students should own or have ready access to a computer and a willingness to learn

  • Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts within a variety of contexts.

  • Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language including some unfamiliar material within a variety of contexts

  • Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics or

  • Student holding equal or higher Australian Qualification or

  • A preliminary Language, Literacy and Numeracy test will be conducted at Hope Training College of Australia to assess the skill level of applicant at the time of admission. Students who fulfil the minimum standards are given admission at Hope Training College of Australia , others will be given chance to improve and re appear again for the Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.

  • Due to the physical requirements of this course, the student must be physically fit.

  • A government issued national photo ID e.g. Passport, DL etc.

  • The student should not hold international student visa

  • Commitment to completing the mandatory 120 hours practical placement (unpaid)

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) – Completing any vocational education course in Australia, it is a requirement for the student to obtain and supply a USI. This is obtainable from usi.gov.au if a USI is not supplied and verified with usi.gov.au a certificate cannot be issued to the student.

  • Ability to obtain a Clear National Police Check at the students cost

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