Offering Info - TAFE NSW
Course Start Date
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
Two specialisations are completed for the award of this qualification - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community).
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.
This is a summary of the timetable for this course. You will be provided with a copy of the timetable if you decide to enrol and commence the course.
Weeks 1-4 (July23-August 14) you will attend face to face classes at TAFE on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am to 3pm.
Weeks 5-9 (August 19-September 16) you will attend face to face class at TAFE on Monday and ONE other day in the week in industry with a trainer and a small group of other students.
Week 10 (September 23-27th) you will attend face to face class at TAFE on Monday and FOUR other days in the week in industry with a buddy.
Two weeks TAFE holiday. (Sept 30- Oct 11)
Weeks 11-14 (Oct 14-Nov 4) you will attend face to face class at TAFE on Monday and ONE other day in the week in industry with a trainer and a small group of other students.
Weeks 15-17 (Nov 11- Nov 25) you will attend face to face class at TAFE on Monday and FOUR other days in the week in industry with a buddy.
Week 18 (June 17) you will attend face to face class at TAFE on Monday and complete any final assessments required.
This course is an entry level qualification for people wishing to gain employment in the aged care sector. The electives offered will enhance your employment opportunities in the Aged Care Home and Home and Community Care sectors. We have an education team who are passionate about the Aged Care sector and the care of older members of our community. In addition to this knowledge, we have a fully equipped clinical area for practice of the hand on skills you will need to develop. Our course blends workplace learning and experience with a design in which you can expand your knowledge in the work environment with a trainer "on the job".
If you have any concerns about this process or the results that may appear on your police check, please speak to our team prior to enrolling.
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.
Additional costs related to this course include:
The costs related to meeting the vaccination requirements for Aged Care Industry work placement providers.
A National Police Check.
A Textbook is recommended. The current textbook is "Individual support in Australia- Ageing/disability/home and community care?. Price varies according to source. (Approx. $90)
A shirt with the TAFE Logo is required for work placement so that learners are clearly identifiable in their work placement role. The shirts will be ordered through the TAFE Bookshop and cost $35. (Prices may be subject to change, please check with your teacher closer to the course start date)
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|CHCHCS001||Provide home and community support services|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
13 Janison Street, Tamworth
Phone 131 601
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