Certificate III in Home and Community Care

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Course Location
Warragul; Yallourn; Leongatha; Bairnsdale; Sale
Course Duration
Full Time: 6 months in conjunction with Certificate III in Aged Care
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
Certificate III in Home and Community Care (pdf)
Study Modes
Part Time (Day); Traineeship; Full Time

Brooke Donaldson
Phone: (03) 5622 8532
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: b.donaldson@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

 In this course you will learn how you can help people to maintain an independent lifestyle in their own home. You will learn skills to help you provide effective support and communication, to be aware of cultural sensitivities, and to assist in empowering clients to maintain their independence.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Home Care Worker
  • In Home Respite Worker
  • Care Assistant/Worker

Entry Requirements

  • A written application, interview and literacy assessment may be required.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment is competency-based for each unit. It can include classroom activities, oral presentations, written work and the demonstration of work-based competencies.

Opportunities For Further Study

Course Times

Unit Code Unit Name
CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector
CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability
CHCHC311C Work effectively in Home & Community Care
CHCICS301B Provide support to meet personal care needs
CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCICS304B Work effectively with carers
CHCWHS312A Follow safety procedures for direct care work
* Please contact your selected campus for the electives they will be offering.