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Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015 Certificate III in individual Support

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. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Assessments will be conducted in a variety of formats which can include written questions and answers, projects, simulations, demonstrations, and work placements.

  • · Be at least 18 years of age.
  • · Have completed study of Year 12 or equivalent.
  • · Proof of English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • · Full vaccination record as per the guidelines of NSW Health for students going into placement in hospital or aged care facilities.
  • · A Police Check
  • · Additional evidence that work placement providers may require

· CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

· CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Course Structure

The following units are included in this course and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed. There are 13 units of competency in total, which include 7 core units and 6 elective units.

7 Core Units

CHCCCS015 Provide individualized support

CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing

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

6 elective units

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


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