This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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 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.
During your course you will undertake a mandatory 120 hours of work placement with a suitable industry employer.
Depending on your mode of study, TAFE NSW will either arrange your work placement for you or support you to find one.
To complete this course, the following materials are required:
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.
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.
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.
Located in the heart of the North West, TAFE NSW Tamworth offers a regional hub that features wide ranging courses, from certificate through to advanced diplomas. The state-of-the-art learning facilities provide a practical, hands on learning environment for courses as diverse as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural arts, carpentry, civil construction, gas fitting, hairdressing, retail management and web-based technologies.
13 Janison Street Tamworth 2340
Parking on campus grounds is available.
Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info
Tamworth Station is 1500 metres from campus.
TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.
Various specialist classrooms
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