There are 15 units of competency that must be successfully completed to achieve the qualification, CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support - Ageing & Disability, which includes 9 core units and 6 elective units.
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
Elective A Units
CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care
CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
Elective B Units
CHCDIS012 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS011 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS020 Work effectively in disability support
This qualification is delivered over a nine-month period as a part-time program with weekly online tutorials and scheduled face-to-face simulation classes.
Students will be required to complete a minimum of 200 hours of workplace training and assessments, as arranged by Alpine Institute, in consultation with the student and, if applicable, the employer.
Alternate duration and delivery schedules may be available depending on individual student needs. Please discuss your individual needs at the Pre-Training Interview.
Our course environment is fully inclusive and everyone is supported, diversity enriches our classes, adding value for all participants. We welcome and encourage students from all cultural backgrounds, all diversities and any ability, who can meet the course requirement.
Candidates seeking to undertake this course must have:
- National Police Check – on commencement of this course all candidates are required to complete/have a current National Police Check within 6 months.
- Immunisation Evidence - Students are required to provide current immunisation evidence prior to enrolment, i.e. influenza and COVID-19 vaccination in line with current Government Health Department guidelines
- First Aid Certificate - students must present a current First Aid certificate prior to enrolment.
- Course applicants must complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
- A Pre-training interview with education staff is required prior to enrolment.