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CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

Help those who live with a debilitating health condition by studying CQUniversity’s Certificate III in Individual Support. The course will provide you with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of concept and practices required to provide person-centred support.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On-campus

DURATION

9 - 12 months full-time

AVAILABILITY

FULL COURSE COST

$7,670 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

13 units

CRICOS

MKC - 098309B, ROK - 098309B

JOB PROSPECTS

Occupational outcome: Assistant In Nursing, Personal Care Attendant, Community Care Worker, Support Worker, Disability Support worker.

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. This Qualification has specialisation pathways of ageing, disability, home and community. To achieve this qualification, the student must have completed at least 120 hours of vocational placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency. The unit CHCCCS023, support independence and well being links with the vocational placement.  

International Rockhampton

Duration:

9 - 12 months full-time

Core
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing
Elective - Ageing Specialisation
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
Elective - Additional
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTAID003Provide first aid
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
No information available at this time.
Vocational Placement of at least 120 hours is required, if not already working in the industry, to gain competency in this qualification. Vocational placement is organised by the teacher in consultation with the Student. On-campus - A Vocational placement competency logbook must be signed to confirm essential skills gained. Third Party assessment requires a minimum of 120 hours and competency achieved in all units. Vocational placement hours are not required if the student is employed in an aged care facility in a carer capacity. A Supervisors (Third Party) report must be signed to confirm essential skills gained. Third Party assessment requires a minimum of 120 hours and competency achieved in all units. Vocational placement hours are not required if the student is employed in an aged care facility. Federal Police Check: Prior to being eligible to work in this sector the federal government requires a Federal police check to be completed. This must be uploaded to the CQU Work Integrated Learning Clinical Placement portal. Students access this portal via Moodle. An instructional video instructs students to successfully upload their documents. Work Integrated Learning Placement Policy is made available for students to view.
This course has no residential schools.

There are no entry requirements for this course however, there are mandatory clinical placement requirements which need to be met. Mandatory clinical placement requirements as per the CQU Immunisation Policy and for patient and student safety.

Refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Clinical Placement for more details.

Occupational outcome: Assistant In Nursing, Personal Care Attendant, Community Care Worker, Support Worker, Disability Support worker.
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service (International)$7,670 (2020)
Fee for service (International)N/A

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

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