CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (RTO 40064)

CHC33015

Duration: One year


95 Stage 2 credits

Description
Units
Pathways
Entry Requirements
Course Description

This course has been designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to work in the aged care sector and to provide assistance and support to the elderly. It focuses on the development of skills to identify and address the specific needs of clients while supporting their independence and wellbeing.

Students learn the basics of working with the elderly, including the principles and practices informing a client-centred approach to service delivery. They also learn the legal and ethical frameworks guiding the sector and apply their skills to work with a range of clients with diverse needs.

This course is delivered by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (RTO 40064). 

Units

Core Units
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care


Elective Units
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

Pathways

Completion of this course prepares students to work in aged care roles or to seek further studies in the community services sector.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course specified in the training package; however, students must satisfy the school admission requirements and achieve satisfactory results in a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

This course is delivered by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (RTO 40064) through the VET for School Students (VFSS) funding scheme. Participant Eligibility Criteria apply. Supported by Government of South Australia.