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Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

  • National Course Code: CHC33015
  • TAFE NSW code: CHC33015-04V02-19DUB-048

Location – Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

12

Duration

1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm
Blended Delivery - In this blended learning course you will undertake your learning and assessment through a combination of part time class and online modules.
Your teacher will provide study support and organise your work placement.

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131601.
Each Monday 9am to 3 pm students are expected to attend Dubbo Myall St Campus to participate in class based on theory and practical aspects of the course. Complete 120 hours unpaid work placement in Home and Community Care Settings

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

Core Units
Number Title
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
Elective Units
Number Title
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus
Myall Street Campus, Dubbo
Phone 131 601

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