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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

CHC33015

  • Gain a professional qualification to work in aged care roles with this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015)
  • No entry requirements
  • Get hands on experience with work placement

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Prerequisites

None

Location

Online

Work placement

120 hours in total

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 24 hrs a week = finish in 6 months, 12 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 1 year.
Study mode

Online


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
Assignments & online quizzes
Start date

Enrol anytime.

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Provider
OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)

TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.

You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.

OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.

Many OTEN courses are VET FEE-HELP approved so you can study now and pay later.

TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network

Payment options

12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

Upfront payment

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Price
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The cost of a course can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are an Australian resident
  • How you pay for the course (via a government loan, via a payment plan, or upfront)

To work out how much this course would cost you,
contact a SEEK Learning consultant.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Providing support to people with dementia
  • Working with diverse people
  • Following safe work practices for direct client care
  • Prevention strategies for falls
  • Care services with a palliative approach

Work placement

The course includes a total of 120 hours of professional work placement in an approved residential aged care facility. You will need to arrange your own work placement.

The industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Course structure

13 units

Core units

  1. CHCCOM005 - Communicate & work in health or community services


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers.

  2. HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.

  3. CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living.

  4. HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body.

  5. CHCCCS023 - Support independence & wellbeing


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as, physical and emotional well-being.

  6. CHCLEG001 - Work legally & ethically


    This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role.

  7. CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Elective units

  1. CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to care for people with life-threatening or life-limiting illness and/or normal ageing process within a palliative approach.

  2. CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach.

  3. CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests & rights of clients


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist clients to identify their rights, voice their needs and concerns and realise their interests, rights and needs.

  4. CHCAGE002 - Implement falls prevention strategies


    This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to work in partnership with older people and their carer/s to implement strategies to minimise the risk of falls.

  5. CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise, provide and monitor support services within the limits established by an individualised plan. The individualised plan refers to the support or service provision plan developed for the individual accessing the service and may have many different names in different organisations.

  6. CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred care and support to people living with dementia. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan.

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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