This qualification is for those who want to work in the community or in a residential setting, following a customised plan to give person-centred assistance to individuals who may need it due to ageing, disability or other circumstances.
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.
An Individual Support course can go a long way. Here’s what is possible:
28% projected job growth in 5 years in Aged & Disabled Carers.
IMPROVED WORK STATUS
Percentage of graduates of this course who are employed or have continued with further study.
average Weekly PAY
Average weekly full-time earnings for Aged & Disabled Care Workers.
The demand for skilled aged care workers is rapidly increasing. Over 74, 000 new jobs are expected for Aged and Disabled Carers by 2026! Study our CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support and get job-ready skills and knowledge to work in the Individual Support industry.
This course is predominantly classroom based. Training is delivered through our Registered Training Organisation: Industry Skills Training RTO ID 40486.
Students are provided with the following:
- Required course materials such as workbooks
- Access to computers and software during class
- Your student training plan
- A dedicated and qualified trainer
- Targeted assessment tools
There are no academic entry requirements for this qualification. Students are required to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) which we can assist with, photo identification and meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will receive a:
- Nationally recognised Certificate & Transcript OR
- Statement of Attainment (if student is found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency)
Recommended Course Structure
A total of 15 units are required to complete this qualification; nine (9) core and six (6) elective units. Unit selection may vary dependent on delivery method and location. Call us today for more information.
Provide individualised support
Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
Support independence and wellbeing
Recognise healthy body systems
Communicate and work in health or community services
Work with diverse people
Work legally and ethically
Apply basic principles and practices of infection privation and control
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
This qualification has a minimum work placement component of 120 hours
Work effectively in aged care
Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengthsbased approach
Work effectively in disability support
Support community participation and social inclusion
Work with people with mental health issues
Provide First Aid