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National code: CHC33015

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) at St Leonards

Class details

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Full Time

Delivery Method of course delivery.

Combination

Duration

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

5 months

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Next intake

End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Time Commitment

Class time Dedicated hours required each week in either online or on campus classes.

21 hours

Additional study time The minimum recommended hours you will need to commit to your studies outside of class hours. This may could include private study, work placements and research.

7 hours

Fee details

Full fee This is the non-subsidised fee for the course. Payment plans may be available.

$7,440

This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.

Proposed Timetable What time classes run

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

Additional Information Other things to know

Assessments

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

  • Skills assessments: practical demonstrations

  • Knowledge assessments: short answer, multiple choice

  • Case study assessments: scenario based written tasks

  • Workplace project: research task related to client care

Work placement

Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

  • To be enrolled in this course offering, you need to be able to meet the following work placement requirements:

    • Each student will be required to complete 120 hours of practical experience in an accredited aged care facility.

    Every effort is made by TAFE NSW staff to ensure a successful outcome for enrolled learners.

    • Students have the option to undertake connected delivery and face-to-face delivery on campus.
    • Entry requirements for this course include completing a literacy and numeracy assessment to a satisfactory level.
    • All students will be required to complete an online enrolment.
    • A current clear Criminal Record Check must be completed and submitted to the class teacher by week 4, 12/08/2022, as well as a current flu vaccination and other health department immunisation requirements.

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • There are no materials needed for this qualification.

Additional requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • Every effort is made by TAFE NSW staff to ensure a successful outcome for enrolled learners. TAFE NSW offers a free tutorial support service to all TAFE NSW learners and further support services include:

    • Moodle - online learning resources
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Library resources

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 13 Units of competency, including 7 core and 6 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Provide individualised support CHCCCS015

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care HLTWHS002

  • Support independence and wellbeing CHCCCS023

  • Communicate and work in health or community services CHCCOM005

Course Delivery Combination Study

Learn through a combination of classroom based, online and/or workplace activity. For example, you may participate in scheduled classroom activity, have an element of self-directed learning with online content, and/or receive supervised training while on the job, doing work experience, or on placement.

Classroom activity will be scheduled, but online learning can provide more flexibility. Teacher support will be provided for all study. Access to a computer with an internet connection is required.

St Leonards

Located on the Pacific Highway within walking distance of St Leonards station, TAFE NSW St Leonards neighbours the Royal North Shore hospital and Fox Sports studios. While also featuring some fantastic views of Sydney harbour and the CBD, TAFE NSW St Leonards is an innovative campus that provides students with cutting edge tools, equipment and facilities to fully prepare you for real-world job opportunities.

Campus Address

213 Pacific Highway St Leonards 2065

Parking on campus grounds is available.

Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info

St Leonards Station is 1300 metres from campus.

Facilities

TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.

  • Film and television training studios

  • Hair, Beauty and Make-Up Academy

  • Three centres of excellence: Digital Media, Health and Information Technology

Student Support

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  • Mon 8:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Tue 8:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Wed 8:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Thu 8:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Fri 8:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed