Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30212)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: CHC30212
Study mode: On Campus
Payment options: Upfront payment
Duration: 3 months full-time, max 13 months part-time
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Careers Australia (RTO 22479)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Get started in the aged care industry with the Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30212) course, offered by Careers Australia. Delivered on campus or at your workplace, this certificate program will give you the skills to gain employment within an aged care environment. Study this course and learn how to work effectively with older people, participate in the implementation of care plans, provide support to patients and follow WHS safety procedures. This course is also a great pathway towards the Diploma of Nursing program, which will lead you on the way to becoming an enrolled nurse.

Work placement

To successfully complete this course, you must complete 120 hours of unpaid vocational work placement at an aged care facility. Careers Australia will arrange and support your placement.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must have completed year 12, or equivalent. A national police clearance is also required prior to commencing placement. This course is available on campus at the following locations:

  • QLD: Burleigh, Caboolture, Townsville, Bowen Hills
  • NSW: Sydney
  • SA: Adelaide

You can also complete this course at your workplace.

Areas of study

In this aged care course, the subjects you will study include:

  • VP1AGED - VOCPLACE1 - Aged care facility - 120 hours
  • CHCCS400A - Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • CHCICS304B - Work effectively with carers
  • HLTIN301C - Comply with infection control policies and procedures
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • CHCAC316D - Provide food services
  • SRTO1 - Prepare For training
  • HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • CHCHC311C - Work effectively in home and community care
  • CHCCS400C -Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • CHCCOM302D - Communicate appropriately with clients and colleagues
  • CHCAC319A -Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCS411C - Work effectively in the community sector
  • CHCICS301B - Provide support to meet personal care needs
  • CHCICS302B - Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
  • CHCWHS312A - Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work
  • HLTAP301B - Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
  • CHCDIS301C -Work effectively with people with a disability
  • CHCMH301C - Work effectively in mental health
  • CHCCS305C - Assist clients with medication
  • CHCAC318B - Work effectively with older people

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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30212) from Careers Australia. This Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30212) course will open doors to working in the aged care sector, including residential facilities and community services. You will have the skillset to work under the supervision of nurses and other health professionals. Upon completion of this course you will be qualified for roles such as:

  • Personal care worker
  • Assistant in nursing
  • Support worker
  • Respite worker
  • Community care worker

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Finance options

Course fees vary depending on your own personal circumstances, and which state you reside in. You may also be eligible to receive a government study loan or subsidy if you meet eligible criteria.

  • QLD: You may be eligible to receive funding through the Queensland Government User Choice Program, or the Queensland Government Certificate 3 Guarantee program. Please note student contribution tuition fees may apply.
  • NSW: You may be eligible to  receive a subsidy for this course through the NSW Government. Please note student contribution tuition fees may apply.
  • WA: You may be eligible to receive a subsidy through the Western Australia Government's Future Skills program.

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