Quality Assurance : As a registered training organisation (RTO) Hammond Institute operates within the Vocational Education and Training Quality Framework (VETQF) and the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) delivering nationally recognised qualifications and units of competency.
Duration : 6 – 12 Months
Delivery Mode: Blended, Workplace / Traineeship
Start Date: Enrol Anytime
Recognition: Nationally Recognised Training
CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) course! This comprehensive program is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel in the field of aged care and support. Whether you are a newcomer to the industry or seeking to enhance your existing skills, this course will equip you with the expertise to provide compassionate and effective care for elderly individuals.
The following employment pathways are available to learners who complete Certificate III in Individual Support:
- Aged Care Worker
- Nurse’s Aide
- Individual Carer and Support Worker
- Community Care Worker or Assistant
- Residential Support Worker
- Personal Care Worker
- Home Respite Care Worker
Students must satisfy the following age, English and Academic requirements:
- Age: must be 17 years or over
- Undertake Pre-Training Review
- Undertake LLN and digital numeracy assessment: Learning, reading, writing, oral communication (ACSF Level 2+) and numeracy (ACSF
Level 2) are desirable to participate in the cours
- Moderate level of computer literacy and has access to a computer with internet access
The range of delivery methods may include, but not limited to the following:
- lectures / Instructions
- demonstrations and modelling
- practice opportunities
- brainstorming activities
- group discussions
- guided facilitation of individual or group learning activities, group work or project-based case studies
- Delivery structure is comprised of classroom training sessions, structured learning such as training support, learning activities, self-paced (to allow the learners to absorb and reflect on their learning), workshops and work placement.
- The unit of competency will be delivered and assessed as stand-alone unit.
- Blended (Live Virtual Class)
- Dandenong (Level 1, 243 Lonsdale Str., Dandenong 3175 VIC)
- Werribee (Suite 20, 2-14 Station Pl., Werribee 3030 VIC)
Additional locations may be allocated to meet a group of learner cohort’s needs and based on demand (if practicable for the RTO)
Assessment method may include:
- Knowledge Questions
- Written Assignment & Case studies
- Workplace Assessment
- Log Book
- Projects / Research Reviews
All assessment will be conducted in accordance with the Training Package requirements, Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence (https://www.asqa.gov.au/standards/chapter-4/clauses-1.8-1.12)
The purpose of the placement is to provide students with the opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom to a practical setting and to develop the necessary skills and attributes to work in the sector.
To achieve Certificate III in Individual Support qualification the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency. If a student is unable to find an appropriate work placement, Hammond Institute will assist in finding the work placement.
Able to obtain the following security checks prior to the start of work placement:
- Valid Police Checks (with no disclosures)
- Valid Working with the Children Check
It is important for students to remember that the placement component of the course is an integral part of their learning journey and will provide valuable experience and networking opportunities.
15 units are required for the award of Certificate III in Individual Support qualification including:
- 9 core units
- 6 elective units
Provide individualised support
Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
Support independence and wellbeing
Recognise healthy body systems
Communicate and work in health or community services
Work with diverse people
Work legally and ethically
Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Provide support to people living with dementia
Work effectively in aged care
Deliver care services using a palliative approach
Identify and report abuse
Support relationships with carer and family
Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
To learn more about what is included in the units above, click here and type in the unit code.
Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.