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.
About this Course:
Care for people needing support with a Certificate III in Individual Support. This course prepares students to provide individualised support in working roles.
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.
This course is available with either a Disability or Aged Care specialisation. There is a minimum of 15 supervised scheduled face to face course contact hours on campus per week as well as 5 distance / online education hours per week. This comes to a total of 20 hours per week, which includes the work placement hours. Students are also required to undertake reading, activities, research, assessments and homework.
This course requires a minimum of 120 hours practical placement to be completed over the period of the qualification. Placement must occur for the full duration of the study in the qualification. Support can be given upon request.
What You’ll Learn:
effectively work and communicate in the health and community services industries
support independence and wellbeing for a diverse range of people
work ethically and legally
Ageing Care, Disability Care, and Home and Community care (Elective units)
Communicate and work in health or community services
Work with diverse people
Work legally and ethically
Recognise health body systems
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Provide first aid
Implement falls prevention strategies
Aged Care Specialisation Electives
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Provide support to people living with dementia
Meet personal support needs
Assist clients with medication
Diploma of Nursing
Domestic Base Rate
Temporary Resident Rate
International Onshore Rate
International Offshore Rate
Certificate III in Individual Support
Enrolment Fee: $200
Charlton Brown’s tuition fees vary based on a combination of residential status and location at the time of applying. The following fees for this course are indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific tuition fees, terms and conditions will be provided via a formal Letter Of Offer issued to successful applicants.
Should you wish to discuss tuition fees, please Contact Us or alternatively, you may Apply Now and our Admissions Team will respond with a formal Letter of Offer should your application be successful.
Scholarships and discounts may apply for approved agents, campus locations or global region.
16 years old or above;
Australian Year 11 high school certificate or overseas equivalent;