Ageing & Individual Support Courses

CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

Your aged and community care career starts here.

These mid-level qualifications will give you the skills and knowledge needed to work as an aged care or disability support worker.

Do you have a compassionate nature and good people skills? These courses prepare you for work in the community and/or a residential setting, with the elderly or disabled. The courses have been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning.

You will learn to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, recognise healthy body systems, work with diverse people, support independence and wellbeing, follow safe work practices, work legally and ethically.

These courses are offered as full-time courses and cover both the ageing and disability streams. The traineeship format offers the home and community care specialisation.

Aged Care

Working in individual support and aged community care services can be an incredibly rewarding work experience and with this qualification you will be sought after within the industry. Job opportunities are high and employment for aged and disability carers is expected to grow strongly over the next five years. You will have the skills to provide individualised care to those who require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support

The Cert IV in Ageing Support will give you the skills needed to coordinate person-centred services for older people, provide support to people living with dementia and assist people with medication. You will also learn how to provide support services using a palliative approach, and to people living with chronic diseases. Our highly experienced teaching team of Aged and Community Care specialists provide one-on-one guidance and support you every step of the way to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.

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Course Requirements

To be awarded a Certificate IV in Ageing Support, competency must be achieved in eighteen (18) units of competency.

Core Units

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people

CHCAGE004 Implement interventions with older people at risk

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a pallative approach

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Electives

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

*The course unit selection may change without notice.


CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

The Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing) is ideal for those wanting to develop their career in the aged and community care industry by gaining the latest nationally accredited qualification for care givers and support workers.

The Individual Support course in Ageing will certify that you have the essential skills and knowledge required to provide support to seniors and the elderly.

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Course Requirements

To be awarded a Certificate III in Individual Support, competency must be achieved in thirteen (13) units of competency. Elective subject selected will provide the student with two specialisations: Ageing and Home and Community

Core Units

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Electives

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

*The course unit selection may change without notice.




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Other colleges have addition costs which require you to purchase things like:

  • Student ID ($25)
  • A Laptop/Computer with required software ($1000’s)
  • Printing & photocopying by student ($/per print)
  • Stationery ($???)
  • USB Thumb Drive and/or Portable Hard Drive ($100’s)
  • Equipment Kit ($55 + $18/month for cloud services)
  • Software Subscription A$21.99/month for the first year and A$43.99/month after that

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Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australian Institute of Advanced Studies policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.