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International Course Info

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

  • National Code: CHC33015
  • CRICOS Code: 090190K

This course is for people who work or want to work in a range of aged care facilities and home care situations.

You will learn about the aged care sector, how to provide personal care and support for older people and how to interview and communicate with older people within residential facilities and home care situations.

You should be aware that you may be required to undergo occupational screening and be vaccinated against infectious diseases as part of the clinical placement in a public or private hospital or medical facility as part of this course. Your teachers will give you further advice.

Subject area: Aged Care

Course code:
R11433
Course fee:
A$7,940 - A$8,170
0.5 Year

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • If English is your primary language and you have attended and satisfactorily completed at least three years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed in English in one of the recognised countries, including at least one year between years 7 and 12. (Recognised countries are Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA)
  • OR Completion of two years of secondary, vocational or tertiary education taught and assessed in English in one of the recognised countries above
  • OR Achievement of PTE Academic: minimum overall score of 42 and a minimum score of 42 in each of the four communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking)
  • OR achievement of a minimum pass at 'C" level in each of the four components (reading, writing, listening and speaking)of the Occupational English Test (OET)
  • OR Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English scale of 162
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or English Language Programs (Beginner to Advanced) at TAFE NSW or equivalent
  • COURSE INTAKES

    FOR 2019

    Bankstown Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Castle Hill Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Glendale Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Kingswood Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Meadowbank Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Newcastle Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Northern Beaches Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Port Macquarie Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Ultimo Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Wollongong Total course fee: A$7,940 Enrol: Feb , Jul

    FOR 2020

    Bankstown Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Castle Hill Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Glendale Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Griffith Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Kingswood Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Meadowbank Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Jul
    Newcastle Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Port Macquarie Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Ultimo Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb
    Wollongong Total course fee: A$8,170 Enrol: Feb , Jul
     

    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    CORE UNITS ADDITIONAL UNITS

    ARTICULATIONS

    When you finish this course you can apply for the Certificate IV in Ageing Support (RS18168) or the Certificate IV in Community Services (R18701)

     

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Course fees and duration can vary based on the Institute you want to study at, the entry requirements for the course, and the year you will begin study.

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Accommodation support worker
    • Assistant in nursing
    • Care assistant
    • Care service employees
    • Care worker
    • Community care worker
    • Community house worker
    • Community support worker
    • Field officer
    • Home care assistant
    • In-home respite worker
    • Nursing assistant
    • Personal care assistant
    • Personal care giver
    • Personal care worker
    • Residential care worker
    • Support worker