Course Code: CHC33015Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)
This course is the first step in gaining the knowledge and practical experience to work in this rapidly growing industry. You will be given 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. The practical work placement aspect of this course will give you the hands-on experience that you need to step directly into your new role.
Learning MethodClassroom / Work-based
Duration12 – 18 months
RTO'sThis course is delivered by one of the following Kirana Colleges Registered Training Organisations; Collaboration Learning Pty Ltd RTO ID 52247 and Access Training Institute Pty Ltd RTO ID 91498.
To achieve a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community) a total of 13 units of competency must be completed (seven core units and six elective units).
After achieving this qualification, students may undertake:
It’s preferred that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate prior to commencing work.
Student Selection Process
Kirana’s student selection process is designed to ensure that you are enrolled in the qualification that best meets your needs.
Kirana’s selection criteria will take into account various factors when deciding upon which students will be offered places in the program including;
- The students’ needs and desired outcomes
- The ability and commitment of the students to complete the course;
- Eligibility requirements listed in the applicable National Training Package;
- Students existing ability in the ACSF core skills, (learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy)
Students not meeting these requirements will be directed to more suitable qualifications or skill development programs.
After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:
- Accommodation Support Worker
- Care Assistant
- Care Service Employee
- Care Worker
- Client Assistant
- Community Access Coordinator
- Community Care Worker
- Community House Worker
- Family Support Worker
- Field Officer (Community Services)
- Food Services Deliverer
- Home Care Assistant
- In Home Respite Worker
- Nurse’s Aide
- Planned Activity Assistant
- Residential Aide
- Residential Care Worker
- Residential Support Worker
- Senior Personal Care Assistant
- Transport Support Worker
|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCHCS001||Provide home and community support services|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid*|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE002||Implement Falls Prevention Strategies|
*This unit is delivered and assessed by ABC First Aid (Vital Pulse), RTO code 3399 in QLD, NSW, ACT VIC and TAS.
ACT Skilled Capital – for students residing in ACT
This qualification can be funded to eligible students through ACT Skilled Capital, a subsidised training program offered by the ACT Government. Skilled Capital funding is available through Kirana College’s Registered Training Organisation: Collaboration Learning Pty Ltd RTO ID 52247.
|ACT Skilled Capital Funding Eligibility|
Queensland Certificate 3 Guarantee – for students residing in Queensland
Funding for this qualification may be available through the Certificate 3 Guarantee, a subsidised training program offered by the QLD Government. Certificate 3 Guarantee funding for this qualification is available to eligible students through Kirana College’s Registered Training Organisations Access Training Institute Pty Ltd RTO ID 91498.
|Queensland Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding Eligibility|