CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support
The Certificate III in Individual Support qualification reflects the role of individuals in the community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.
These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. 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.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Face to Face in Classroom
All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement to study at BLC.
International students applying for this qualification either off-shore or on-shore will need satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or equivalent.
English Language Requirements:
To enrol into this course with BLC, international students, applying either off-shore or on-shore, must satisfy one of the following requirements:
I. Either a minimum IELTS test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course;
or, IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with and ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.
or, IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.
Results more than two years are not acceptable.
II. Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States.
III. Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a course from Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while they held a student visa.
IV. For students from Assessment Levels 1 and 2 only, successful completion of BLC’s Language and Numeracy Test conducted by BLC.
Please note that BLC will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English Language Tests- TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced(CAE) and TOEFL PBT.
Pre-Training Review :
All student will undertake pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, basic computing skills and interview conducted by BLC enrolment officer.
Interview also aims to identify possible RPL opportunities.
Through pre-training review student will demonstrate that they have necessary skills to successfully complete the course.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) :
Candidates undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since they will be required to do calculations, make recipe cards and complete menu costing.
If learners do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with BLC.
The Certificate III in Individual Support prepares
students for following related job roles which
- Aged care worker
- Personal care giver
- Disability support worker
- Residential support worker
- Respite care worker
|CHCCCS031||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS038||Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support|
|CHCCCS040||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCCS041||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTINF006||Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCAGE011||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCPAL003||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCAGE013||Work effectively in aged care|
|CHCDIS011||Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach|
|CHCDIS012||Support community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS020||Work effectively in disability support|