CHC33021

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

If you're a compassionate type of person who thrives on empowering the disadvantaged people in your community, then this CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) qualification from Open Colleges could provide you with an interesting and rewarding career pathway.

This course is designed to prepare you for enduring success in the expanding aged care sector by becoming a proficient aged and disability care worker. The course will teach you sector essentials, including how to follow safe work practices for direct client care, how to facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support, how to provide individualised support and how to support independence and wellbeing of clients, amongst others. This course also involves 160 hours of practical work placement within an approved care facility, aimed at giving you much needed real life experience before you graduate.

This course is conducted 100% online except for the practical work component which will have to be suitably arranged.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding.
 
 
 
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  • Qualification:
    Certificate III
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Self paced - up to 12 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Open Colleges (RTO: 90796)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Aged Care Activity Worker | Aged Care Worker | Disability Support Worker | Aged Care Service Manager | Community Support Worker | View All

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If you’re a compassionate type of person who thrives on empowering the disadvantaged people in your community, then this CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) qualification from Open Colleges could provide you with an interesting and rewarding career pathway.

This course is designed to prepare you for enduring success in the expanding aged care sector by becoming a proficient aged and disability care worker. The course will teach you sector essentials, including how to follow safe work practices for direct client care, how to facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support, how to provide individualised support and how to support independence and wellbeing of clients, amongst others. This course also involves 160 hours of practical work placement within an approved care facility, aimed at giving you much needed real life experience before you graduate.

This course is conducted 100% online except for the practical work component which will have to be suitably arranged.

PLEASE NOTE – Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding.
 
 
 

Eligibility

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Open Colleges recommends that students:

  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills that ensure the ability to read and comprehend technical terms and communicate effectively through email. These skills are equivalent to those that would be required to successfully complete year 12.
  • Have access to a modern computer with high-speed internet.
  • Have access to a device with audio / video playback capabilities.
  • Have basic computing skills including the ability to make a short video.

Physical requirements:

  • Students will need to be reasonably physically fit to undertake the work placement as the tasks and activities associated with the work placement may involve manual handling and other physical activities.

While completing the CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) qualification from Open Colleges, you will cover the following subjects:

  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCCS038 - Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
  • CHCCCS031 - Provide individualised support
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCCS040 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCCCS041 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • CHCDIS011 - Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCDIS012 - Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS020 - Work effectively in disability support
  • CHCAGE011 - Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCAGE013 - Work effectively in aged care
  • CHCPAL003 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists. Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) qualification from Open Colleges. You will have all the skills you need, as well as being fully qualified, to take on a range of aged care and disability support roles available nationally.

Curious about where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers a number of flexible payment models to suit your lifestyle and preferences:

Pay in Full

  • Pay up-front and receive a 10% discount

Pay 50% & Payment Plan Combo

  • Pay 50% up-front and remainder through a payment plan

Payment Plan

  • Pay in weekly or fortnightly instalments.
  • All Open Colleges payment plans are interest free.

Zip Money Payment Plan

  • Select a 24, 36 or 48 months interest-free, payment plan (depending on the course you enrol in)

BPAY available

Enquire now for more details and course costs.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding.

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