Course details

CRICOS course code: 097537J

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Care for people needing support with a Certificate III in Individual Support. This course prepares students to provide individualised support in working roles.

Students will learn to effectively work and communicate in the health and community services industries, support independence and wellbeing for a diverse range of people, and work ethically and legally.

Elective units provide the opportunity to learn addition skills in three specialised areas; Ageing Care, Disability Care, and Home and Community care.

Students are required to attend 120 hours of work placement in aged care or community care facilities.

Course Units

CHCCCS015Provide individualised support

CHCCCS023Support independence and well being

CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Unit Fields

  • Ageing Specialisation
  • Disability Specialisation
  • Home and Community Specialisation
  • Other Electives

Career Outcomes

Graduates of this course will be qualified to work in the health and community service industries, and may find work in roles such as; Nursing Assistant, Residential Care Worker, Community Care Worker, Home Care Assistant, or Respite Care Worker.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Offshore International student fee: 4,500
Start date: Monthly
Duration: 26 weeks
Study mode: Self study / online (with attendance)
Address

National Institute of Education and Technology

Brisbane Technology Park Campus
7 and 8 Clunies Ross Court Brisbane Queensland 4113
Australia

Entry criteria

Education

  • Be of legal working age
  • Australian Year 10 high school certificate or equivalent; or
  • NIET entry test

English

  • IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent; or
  • Pass NIET entry test

Address

National Institute of Education and Technology
Brisbane Technology Park Campus
7 and 8 Clunies Ross Court Brisbane Queensland 4113
Australia