Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. 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.
To achieve this qualification students must complete 15 units of competency and a mandatory 120 hour practical placement .
Students have the option of just completing one stream.
Areas of study include:
- Supporting independence and well-being
- Supporting people with dementia
- Workplace health and Safety
- First Aid and Infection control
- Supporting people with independence and emotional support
- Provide home and community support services
All applicants must have a current police check, Unique Student Identifier (USI) and interview with the trainer to determine eligibility and suitability requirements prior to being accepted into this course.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also available.
This qualification is not available to study online.