Certificate III in Aged Care

Certificate III Aged Care
Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Course Location
Warragul; Yallourn; Leongatha; Bairnsdale; Sale
Course Duration
Full Time: 6 months
Part Time: 12 months (Traineeship)
Course Cost
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2014 Application Form (pdf)
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day); Traineeship; Full Time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • 2014

Summer Semester
Bairnsdale - November 2014 - April 2015
Warragul - November 2014 - April 2015
Yallourn - November 2014 - April 2015
Sale - November 2014 - April 2015
Leongatha - November 2014 - April 2015

Warragul - February 2015 and July 2015
Yallourn - February 2015 and July 2015
Leongatha - February 2015 and July 2015
Sale - February 2015 and July 2015
Bairnsdale - February 2015 and July 2015
Trainees - February 2015 and July 2015


Brooke Donaldson
Phone: (03) 5622 8532

Email: b.donaldson@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

In this course you will learn how to maintain and provide personal care and assistance for the aged living in residential care facilities.

Your new skills will be in line with the guidelines of the aged care sector.


Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Aged Care.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Home Care Worker
  • Personal Care Worker
  • In Home Respite Worker

Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or mature age entry.
  • A written application, interview and literacy assessment.

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
CHCAC317A Support older people to maintain their independence
CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector
CHCICS301B Provide support to meet personal care needs
CHCPA301B Deliver Care services using a palliative approach
CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCWHS312A Follow safety procedures for direct care work
CHCICS303A Support individualised health and emotional well being
HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
Electives (4) to be allocated