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Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC33015 / CHC43015 Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC33015 / CHC43015   Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing SupportCourse Code: CHC33015 / CHC43015 Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

This Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing will put you ahead by providing you with the relevant skills to provide person-centered support in both the aged care and disability sector. Package the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) and Certificate IV in Ageing Support to save time, whilst gaining vast industry knowledge with 140 hours of work placement.

Once completing the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), individuals will only be required to complete an additional seven (7) units of competency from the Certificate IV in Ageing Support to be awarded a Dual Qualification – a total of 20 units.

The demand for skilled workers in aged care is growing. There were 221,400 Aged and Disabled Carers in 2020. The number of workers:

  • grew very strongly over the past 5 years
  • is expected to grow very strongly over the next five years
  • is likely to reach 276,100 by 2025.

Requirements for Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must first complete Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), along with the additional 7 units of competency listed below. The candidate must also complete at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Advance your career with a Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing.

  • Studying Online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Student Assistance Program
  • Funding Available
  • Learning Method

    Online
  • Duration

    12 Months
  • RTO's

    This course is delivered by one of the following Kirana Colleges Registered Training Organisation; Maxis Solutions Pty Ltd, RTO ID 91428.

Course Requirements

To attain the Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support, 20 units must be successfully completed. Aged care students are required to complete a National Criminal History Check and Working with Vulnerable People Check in order to work or volunteer in the community services sector.

For information that relates to a specific state or territory please refer to this website: http://www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/public-safety-and-law/police-and-crime-prevention/police-checks

Qualification Pathway

After achieving a Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification, you may choose to pursue:

Entry Requirements

To study Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support, a minimum of year 11 or (Australian equivalent) is mandatory or achieve an Exit Level 3 or above score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in Reading and Numeracy, which will show that they have the capability to be successful in the course.

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Student Selection Process

Kirana Colleges student selection process is designed to ensure that you are enrolled in the qualification that best meets your needs.

Kirana Colleges 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 Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Care Supervisor
  • Care Team Leader
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Support Worker

A total of 20 units must be successfully completed to attain the Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Additional Required Certificate IV Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTAID003Provide first aid*

Work Placement

A total of 140 hours to be completed across both qualifications, with placement to commence in the second half of your program of study.

 

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What Kirana Offers

  • Access to industry leading VET Teachers who care about how you progress in the course
  • Flexible learning options; study online, in class, blended, by correspondence or at your workplace
  • You may be eligible for state and/or federal funding as a loan or a subsidy towards your course
  • We have 7 learning campuses nationally for when you want to be inspired by like-minded students & trainers
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