Aged Care Certificate III - LinxInstitute

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Aged care certificate III course information

Study an aged care certificate III qualification and gain the qualification that can help you start a rewarding career as a Personal Care Giver, Community Care Worker or Support Worker. Study online from anywhere in Australia or at our campus.

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Aged care certificate course information

This aged cared certificate qualification addresses skills primarily required in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

These workers:

  • Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care setting
  • Carry out activities related to an individualised plan
  • Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers

What will I learn on this aged care certificate course?

Areas studied within this aged care certificate course include:

  • Providing support
  • Delivering care
  • Health and safety

You will learn how to:

  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Work effectively with older people
  • Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work

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All students studying with Linx Institute will be asked to attend a mandatory introductory session with their trainer, which can be completed over the phone, via video-conferencing or in person. It is important to complete this process in order to enjoy a smooth introduction to your studies. The induction will cover:

  • A little bit about Linx Institute and the benefits of studying with us
  • Canvas 101 (our online learning platform)
  • Resources and learning materials
  • Access to your trainer
  • The level of support you can expect from your trainer and Linx Institute.

* Minimum age requirements may apply to employment roles in this industry.
** Special circumstances may be considered

Quick Course Information


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Course Code
CHC33015
Entry Requirements
  • There are no stated entry requirements
  • We require students have computer literacy and literacy skills

International Students Entry Requirements

Structure – Units

6 Core Units
7 Elective Units
Total number of units = 13

Course Duration

Domestic students – 6 months
International students – 12 months

Work Placement

120 hours

Career Pathways

Personal Care Giver
Community Care Worker
Community House Worker
Care Assistant
Community Support Worker

Course content

Unit Title
National Code
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTWHS002
Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP001

Please Note: This stage of the course is compulsory and is necessary to complete the course successfully.

Unit Title
National Code
Provide support to people living with dementia (Elective)
CHCAGE005
Meet personal support needs (Elective)
CHCCCS011
Facilitate the empowerment of older people (Elective)
CHCAGE001
Provide individualised support
CHCCCS015
Unit Title
National Code
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients (Elective)
CHCADV001
Work legally and ethically
CHCLEG001
Work with diverse people
CHCDIV001
Communicate and work in health and community services
CHCCOM005

Please Note: This stage of the course is compulsory and is necessary to complete the course successfully.

Unit Title
National Code
Support independence and well being (Elective)
CHCCCS023
Support relationships with carers and families (Elective)
CHCCCS025
Deliver care services using a palliative approach (Elective)
CHCPAL001

Please Note: This stage of the course is compulsory and is necessary to complete the course successfully.

Work Placement 120 Hours

Please Note: This stage of the course is compulsory and is necessary to complete the course successfully.


Additional course information

Qualification
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Induction
Mandatory – Phone, on campus or via video-conferencing apps

Payment Options
Flexible payment options
Installment plans available

Workload
Minimum of 10 hours per week
(not including work placement)

Resources Required
Internet Connection
Computer or tablet
Email Address

All online learning tools and materials are supplied by Linx Institute

Study Structure
Online theory, reading, resources
Online assessments
Online quizzes
Work placement and assessment

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