This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered 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-centered support.
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification specified within the CHC Community Services Training Package. However, students are expected to.
Apply for a police check before commencing their Work placement.
Participate Pre-training review process and complete LLN Test
Be aged 18 and over.
Have suitable Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills that meets required standards for Certificate III Level Qualification
These competencies have been drawn from the nationally endorsed industry training package the Community Services Training Package (CHC). Upon successful completion of the training and assessment, the qualification CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will be issued within 30 days of completion of the Qualification. A Statement of Attainment will be issued who are not able to complete the qualification but have completed few units. Statement of Attainment is not considered a complete Qualification.
The qualification will be delivered over a period 52 weeks. Students are expected to attend a weekly face to face class for 7 hours and an average time of 22 hours in a week to successfully complete this qualification on activities including face to face, home study, assessments and practical placement.
Students are required to undertake 120 hours practical work placement in a early childhood education and care regulated environment. We provide assistance for finding a suitable work placement, however, ultimately responsibility for finding a work placement rests with the student.
Workplace activities are supervised by the workplace supervisor. Trainer / Assessor visit workplace to assess the competency of student.
Student may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if they possess any formal or informal experience related to Child Care Industry. You will be assessed against the competency by an assessor.