CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT
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 client care as well as taking responsibility for own outputs in relation to client care under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability, or some other reason.
Workers have an arranged of factual, technical, and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide individual support.
MODES OF DELIVERY
This course may be offered in a variety of formats:
Although there are not any formal prerequisites for this course, students must:
- have completed a minimum of Year 10 or equivalent
- undertake an online LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the program
- have an ability to complete work placement
- have access to the reliable internet connection, a PC, laptop or tablet computer with camera access for Zoom (or other video call technology) interaction
- Assistant in Nursing
- Personal Care Assistant
- Disability Support Worker
- Support Worker
- Social Activity Support
- Residential Care Officer
It is compulsory to complete 120 hours (minimum 20 hours per week) of work placement within an aged care organisation. Work placement organisations will be introduced by Brighten Institute.
Work placement requirements
- Up-to-date vaccinations (COVID-19)
- Clear and current National Police Check
- Working with Children Check
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
To Gain a full qualification, a total of fifteen units must be completed comprising of nine core and six elective units
COMPLETION / CERTIFICATION
Students that successfully complete all 15 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability). Students who successfully complete some units of competency will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited unit(s) in which they have been deemed competent. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework.