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Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015

Make a difference supporting your community

This qualification equips participants to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. It is suitable for those who want to pursue a career in care-giving.

LOCATIONS

Cairns
Cape York
Torres Strait Islands
Northern Territory
Tasmania

DURATION

6 to 12 months

Dependent on past and current work history and experience.

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Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

The following qualifications and experience are desirable but not required:

  • Certificate II in Community Services CHC22015 or other relevant qualification.

Or

  • Vocational experience assisting in a range of support roles without a formal disability qualification.

Make a difference supporting your community

This qualification equips participants to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. It is suitable for those who want to pursue a career in care-giving.

CODE
TITLE
CORE / ELECTIVE

Demo Content

CHCCCS015
Provide individualised support
Core
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise, provide and monitor support services within the limits established by an individualised plan.
CHCCCS023
Support independence and well being
Core
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as, physical and emotional wellbeing.
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
Core
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers.
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
Core
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
Core
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role.
HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems
Core
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body.
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Core
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients.
CHCDIS001
Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
Elective
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with supporting the ongoing skill development of a person with disability. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan and using a positive, strengths-based approach.
CHCDIS002
Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
Elective
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement behaviour support strategies outlined in an individualised behaviour support plan for a person with disability.
CHCDIS003
Support community participation and social inclusion
Elective
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with supporting people with disability in community participation and social inclusion using a person-centred approach.
CHCDIS007
Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Elective
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate the empowerment of people with disability to deliver rights based services using a person-centred approach. It should be carried out in conjunction with individualised plans.
HLTHPS006
Assist clients with medication
Elective
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance, and complete medication documentation. It also involves supporting a client to self-administer medication.
HLTINF001
Comply with infection
Elective
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.
CHCCCS009
Facilitate responsible behaviour
Elective
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor individuals, respond to behaviours of concern, deal with conflict and support responsibility for behaviour management and change.
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Elective
The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety.

Fee for service
For information on applicable fees, phone 07 4044 1060 or email trainingsupport@trainingca.com.au

Funding options
Eligibility conditions apply to funding options. Please contact us for further information or to see if you qualify.

Certificate 3 Guarantee
You may be eligible to receive a Certificate 3 Guarantee funding for this certificate III qualification.

Eligibility criteria include:

    • be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
    • permanently reside in Queensland
    • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
    • when enrolling into a Certificate III, you must not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate III or higher-level qualification (including an Apprentice or Traineeship), not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training
    • not currently enrolled in another course

What is Certificate III Guarantee?

The co-contribution fee represents the total cost of the course, to be paid by the participant, employer or third party prior to commencing training.

A co-contribution fee is divided by the full qualification unit total, for example: a total cost of $247 for 13 units = $19 per unit (non-concessional) or a total cost of $160 for 13 units = $12.31 per unit (concessional).

Non-concessional co-contribution fee – $247
Concessional co-contribution fee – $160 (evidence of concession will be required).

For information about our Refund policy, please click on the link below or contact TCA to discuss further.

TCA refund policy

For additional information about Certificate 3 Guarantee, click on the following factsheet provided by the Department of Training:

Certificate 3 Guarantee student fact sheet

On successful completion of this qualification, you will receive a Certificate in CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

On partial completion of this qualification, you will receive a Statement of Attainment in CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

Job opportunities

Care assistant, client assistant, community access coordinator, care worker, disability service worker, personal care giver/work, residential care support worker or school support officer (working with children with disabilities)

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