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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

 

Join one of Australia's fastest growing industries.

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you will be ready to start a rewarding career. You could be an aged care worker in the following settings: residential, home and community.

Certificate lll Individual Support (Ageing) workers assist the aged with creating a positive lifestyle and with their daily living activities including:

  • Basic hygiene and mobility needs
  • Working with people from different cultures
  • The effects of dementia and the management of any related changes
  • How to empower or re-enable older people
  • The importance of consumer directed care
  • How to recognise age related changes to body systems
  • How to implement effective communication strategies

This qualification includes a 120 hour supervised work placement at a residential aged care facility. You will need to obtain a police clearance (approx. $72) and buy a polo shirt (approx. $29).  It is strongly recommended that you see your doctor about having flu vaccination.
The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is now being delivered at Midland Campus.

Partnering with North Metropolitan TAFE using  a new clinical model in the Certificate lll Individual Support – Ageing and Disability qualification has allowed us to increase the amount of placements we offer.  Brightwater’s dedicated team of support staff work closely with NMTAFE students throughout their training to develop their job ready skills.  By the completion of their studies some students form an integral part of the team and have been offered employment which has benefited both parties.

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Your Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) prepares you for roles such as: Personal care worker, community worker, aged care worker

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an aged care/support worker in a residential facility, an individual's home or a day centre. As an aged care/support worker you will have the opportunity to work with aged clients, people with disabilities and mental health issues. You may wish to continue further studies in each of these specialist areas.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Ageing Support
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Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Midland
Mount Lawley
Duration

Six months (1 semester) full-time or equivalent
Full-time - 3 days per week on campus for 15 weeks followed by 4 week full-time industry placement.
Please note NMT also offers a partnership program with industry - 5 weeks intensive on campus program followed by 2 days per week industry placement plus 1 day per week on campus for the remainder of the semester.

HowFull-Time
Work-Based
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2018
Available Semester 2, 2018
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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

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Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate and work in health or community servicesCHCCOM005AVC29
Follow safe work practices for direct client careHLTWHS002WG739
Provide individualised supportCHCCCS015AVC63
Recognise healthy body systemsHLTAAP001AVB19
Support independence and wellbeingCHCCCS023AVC53
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Group A Elective Units -- Ageing Specialisation
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleCHCAGE001AVC91
Meet personal support needsCHCCCS011AVC66
Provide support to people living with dementiaCHCAGE005AVC87
Other Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Deliver care services using a palliative approachCHCPAL001AVB56
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Provide or assist with oral hygieneHLTOHC004AVA11
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Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

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OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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