Certificate III In Individual Support

VET NATIONAL CODE: CHC33015

Total Duration

28 Weeks

(26 wks Tuition + 2 wks Holiday breaks)

Location

NSW | QLD | TAS Campuses (AIBT)

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $5,000 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $4,000 *

Domestic Student: $2,250 *

* Total Material Fee $500

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

National Code: CHC33015

CRICOS Course Code: 090851M
 
Nationally Recognised: Yes (Click Here)
 
Delivery mode: In Class (NSW |QLD |TAS)
 
Assessment:
The assessment of each unit of competency will take place during the course. Assessments will take the form of theory assessment / activities, assignment and / or simulated activities in a nursing lab. Students may be required to finalise some practical activities away from the classroom. methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, role plays and projects. Supplementary evidence will be gathered if required from the course workbook.
  • Formative Assessment- Learner Activities (Including written questions, role plays)
  • Summative Assessment- Skills, Knowledge & Performance Activities (Observation activities in simulated environment, presentations, written questions)
  • Workplace assessment tasks required to be completed during 120 hours of work placement and covered in log book
 Start dates:
Beginning of every month except April, August, December (Vacation)
 
Awarded by:
Australia Institute of Business and Technology – RTO Code 41138 (CRICOS: 03430J)
 
Packaging Rules:
Total number of units = 13
7 core units
Plus 6 elective units

o   at least four (4) units from the electives listed on training package, at least 2 units must be from those units listed under Groups A, B or C (https://training.gov.au/training/details/chc33015)
 
o   up to two (2) units from the electives listed on training package or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.

 

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. 

 

Core Subjects

 
*CHCCCS015
Provide Individualised Support
*CHCCCS023
Support independence and well being
*CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
*CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
*CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
*HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems
*HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
 
 

Elective Subjects

 
*CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
*CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia
*CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
*CHCCCS006
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
*CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
**HLTAID003
Provide first aid
 

*The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and state/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practices.

**Specific Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

 

 

Entry requirements:
Academic requirement:

A minimum of Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.

English requirement:

A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.
This is a generic entry requirement. For more specific indicators, please refer to your Sales Manager. Please note if you hold a passport from any sub continent country, a minimum IELTS of 6 is required.

International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.

There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.

 

*The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and state/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practices.

**Specific Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Vocational placement is an essential component of this qualification. Vocational placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.

Students will be required to undertake 120 vocational placement hours.

AIBT assists the students in organising work placement. Students will be required to complete given logbook and workplace diary during their placement hours.

 All students must be willing to undertake placement in aged care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.

Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.

Before commencing vocational placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:

  • Have a current Australian First Aid Certificate
  • Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program
  • At their own expense, 30 days before placement, provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check. https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks
  • Completed manual handling as part of unit HLTWHS002- Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • *Medical Clearance: Have no medical or physical injury/condition that would prevent them from working safely and/or injuring themselves and/or residents whilst working within an Aged Care facility whilst assisting residents with day to day physical activities/tasks

*Medical Clearance

Offshore International Students

This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.

Onshore International Students

1.    This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.

2.    As part of visa renewal process, students are required to undergo health examination

Domestic StudentsAll domestic students are required to provide medical clearance from GP

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