Offering Info - TAFE NSW
Course Start Date
23 Jul 2019
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.
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.
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals are available for purchase online and you can source these items yourself:
- Textbook: Individual Support in Australia text and study guide - $100
The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:
- Workplace clothing - approx $60.00
Students will need to complete First Aid Training requiring and may be require to use a first aid bandage which can be purchased from TAFE NSW for $10.00. Students are able to source their own first aid bandage if preferred.
Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
|HLTHPS006||Assist clients with medication|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCHCS001||Provide home and community support services|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
At InfoFest you can attend information sessions to hear from teachers about specific course content and delivery, and have all of your questions answered. You'll also get the opportunity to view our campus and state-of-the-art facilities, our friendly staff are happy to assist you with course information, help with your enrolment, or provide you with great career advice.
Find an information session and register to discover the perfect course for you https://www.tafensw.edu.au/infofest
An information session will be held on Wednesday 26 June at TAFE NSW Ulladulla at 10:00am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 4:00pm in room A2. .
This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with older people, in a residential care or in community based care. You will undertake an average of 10 hours in class each week and a total of 120 hours work placement. Your placement will be spread across each semester, depending on opportunities in aged care facilities and community services.
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.
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 NSW Health website.
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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children?s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children's Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.
AGED CARE WORK
Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult manikin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study
Assess your eligibility
Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)
If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.
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.Enrol Now
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