• Course Code
  • CHC33015
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Combination
  • Duration
  • 6 months delivered full time over one semester
  • Starting Date
  • February and July 2019
  • Location
  • Warragul
  • Morwell
  • Leongatha
  • Bairnsdale
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Course Overview

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.

Times

Bairnsdale:

1 group Semester 1, 1 group Semester 2

February intake

 

Group 1: 18/02/2019 to 15/07/2019

Group 1. Monday and Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

July intake

 

Group 1. 15/07/2019 to 21/12/2019

Group 1: Monday and Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

   

Morwell:

2 groups Semester 1, 2 groups Semester 2

February intake

 

Group 1: 18/02/2019 to 15/07/2019

Group 1. Monday and Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Group 2: 21/02/2019 to 15/07/2019

Group 2. Thursday and Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

July intake

 

Group 1. 15/07/2019 to 21/12/2019

Group 1: Monday and Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Group 2. 18/07/2019 to 21/12/2019

Group 2. Thursday and Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

   

Warragul:

2 groups Semester 1, 2 groups Semester 2

February intake

 

Group 1: 18/02/2019 to 15/07/2019

Group 1. Monday and Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Group 2: 21/02/2019 to 15/07.2019

Group 2. Thursday and Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

July intake

 

Group 1. 15/07/2019 to 21/12/2019

Group 1: Monday and Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Group 2. 18/07/2019 to 21/12/2019

Group 2. Thursday and Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

   

Leongatha:

1 group Semester 1, 1 group Semester 2

February intake

 

Group 1: 18/02/2019 to 15/07/2019

Group 1. Monday and Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

July intake

 

Group 1. 16/07/2019 to 21/12/2019

Group 1: Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

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

Career Opportunities

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.Job roles or employment may include but is not limited to wotk in aged care facilities, home & community care environments and hospice facilities.

Opportunities for Further Study

  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health
  • Certificate IV Leisure and Health
  • Diploma of Nursing

Further Information

Entry Requirements

  • Police Check
  • Working with Children's Check
  • It is recommended that students are 18 years of age.

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Participants will need access to a computer and an internet connection.

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information

All learners must have a current police check and Working with Children’s Check on enrolment.

First Aid offered as OPTIONAL enrolment as FFS unit worked into the timetable after commencing the course. Fee is $220.

Placement

120 hours
Placement is arranged by: Institute

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Participants will need access to a computer and an internet connection

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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

Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Assessment

Assessments are undertaken in simulated situations, role plays in the workplace, in class and written assignments, online written responses and online quizzes, workplace Practical Assessments, Portfolios, Reflective activities (online)

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