Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

 
Qualification:
Certificate III   NRT
Course no:
CHC33015-05V02
National code:
CHC33015
Start date:
Mon 17 Jul 2017
 –   Randwick
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  • Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) course details

    Course description and aims

    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 individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

    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.

    Other Requirements

    WORK PLACEMENTS

    Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

    1. NSW HEALTH

    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 HealthÂ’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
    http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

    2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit: http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

    3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENÂ’S SERVICES

    Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of ChildrenÂ’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

    4. 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.

    STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

    Course outcomes and careers

    Articulation

    CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING
    If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

    This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

    TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification

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    Randwick
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    15 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1750
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1450
    Course Fee:
    $6100
    Code:
    CHC33015-05V02-17RDW-029
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    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Tuesday, 13 June 2017 or Thursday, 15 June 2017 from 2:00 to 6:00pm at Randwick College, Cnr Darley Rd and King St, Building A, Level 4, Room A4.21.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of class over 3 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 09:00am to 3:00pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30
    CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people50
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
    CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs60
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    CHCHCS001Provide home and community support services50
    CHCCCS015Provide individualised support30
    CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia65
    HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70
    CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing80
    CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families70
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40

     

     

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