Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC33015
TAFE SA CodeTP00835
Example Career ProfileAged or Disabilities CarerAged or Disabilities Carer
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Description

This course provides skills for work primarily undertaken in residential aged care facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisational policies, guidelines and service delivery plans.

Locations

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Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Adelaide CityOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
Barossa ValleyOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
BerriOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
Mount BarkerOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
Mount GambierOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
Murray BridgeOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
NoarlungaOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
Port LincolnOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
Port PirieOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
SalisburyOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
Victor HarborOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018
WhyallaOn & Off CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018

Course Admission Requirements

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    Employment Outcomes

    Personal care worker, home care assistant, care worker, in-home respite worker, personal care attendant, care assistant, personal care giver, community care worker, community house worker, residential care worker, community support worker, support worker.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015)
    Skills covered include independence and wellbeing, communication, working with diverse people, legal and ethical requirements, healthy body systems and safe work practices. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 6 elective units plus you must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Fees

    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.