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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

This course is run in tandem with FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways and has been developed as a dual qualification. The fees for this course are dependent on student eligibility requirements and may cost between $1,430 and $1,750.

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of the elderly? Whether you are hoping to successfully land your first job in the aged care sector or simply round out your skill set, the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is the pathway to achieving your goals!

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is being offered as a dual qualification with FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways. This additional course will see you gain further reading, writing and, numeracy skills, oral communication and learning abilities.

This dual qualification has been specifically designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to work and communicate effectively in the aged and community care sectors. You will learn how to deliver services that supports individual health and emotional wellbeing, as well as assist with medication.

The College is renowned for producing graduates who possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills, so you can be assured you are receiving the highest quality training with Central Coast Community College. Our team of specialists will be there every step of the way, and the combination of classroom and practical exercises means you can graduate with the skills needed to excel in your chosen profession!

Are you ready to develop your career in the community care industry? Take the plunge and enquire about enrolment today!

Note: Aged care facilities require a criminal record check prior to placement. Students can apply for this through NSW Police. If you are commencing work placement in a facility governed by NSW Health you will be required to also undergo an Occupational Assessment for Vaccinations and Infectious Diseases.

Course Duration

This course runs three days per week for the duration of five months.

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery with 120 hours of practical work placement.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

Funding Opportunities

The College is excited to announce that the FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways is being offered under Smart and Skilled, a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. Smart and Skilled funding is helping people in NSW get the skills they need to advance their careers.

You can determine your eligibility for Smart and Skilled training via the Eligibility Checker. You can also view the Course Fees Fact Sheet by clicking here.

Prior to being accepted into this course as a Smart and Skilled student, you will need to contact the College to ask for a finalised eligibility entitlement quotation. From here you will be provided with a Smart and Skilled enrolment pack, all the forms must be filled out and brought into the College for administration review. Please note that enquiring about the Smart and Skilled subsidy does not guarantee you a position within this course.

*Please note that the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is not available as a stand-alone course through Central Coast Community College and is not subsidised under Smart and Skilled funding.

Learning Outcomes

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
*Communicate and work in health or community services

  • Provide individualised support
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Work with diverse people
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Work legally and ethically

FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

  • Read common forms or work documents
  • Complete forms
  • Create basic letters and emails
  • Work with numbers and calculations

Study Pathways

Graduates may continue their studies by enrolling in the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Aged Care Support Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Care Assistant

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students who would like to begin a career in the community care industry.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. All other course resources will be provided for you.

About The Trainer

Vanessa is one of our casual trainers / assessors for Individualised support (Ageing ) and has been employed with the Community College since 2015. Vanessa is extremely passionate about working in the Aged Care industry and has done so since 2008. She is excited to be able to share her excitement and love for the sector with others in and outside of the classroom. Vanessa structures each class with a fun, caring and informative approach, and hopes to see more people develop the same passion for working in the Aged Care sector that she has.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCAGE002 Implement falls prevention strategies
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTOHC001 Recognise and respond to oral health issues