CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

The College RTO is offering a unique opportunity for students enrolled in the Foundation Nursing program or the Diploma in Health Science to also complete a Certificate III in Individual Support. This course has been integrated into the Foundation Nursing and Diploma in Health Science program, and involves attendance to additional mentoring and support sessions.

Duration: Program workshops and assessments are held over 3-4 weeks.

Start Date: Contact us for course updates

Placement:
Students undertake 16-18 days in Work Placement to meet their minimum 120 hours of industry work requirements to complete this qualification. Your 120-hour work placement is integrated into the Foundation Nursing or Diploma in Health Science curriculum.

Available campus

Course for Allied Health Professionals

This valuable qualification allows individuals to be employed in the Allied Health industry, in the areas of disability, aged care or community support. Being the minimum entry qualification, students will be able to use the Certificate III in Individual Support to find employment in the industry and gain experience while completing their studies.

The course content has been integrated into the Foundation Nursing and Diploma in Health Science program, so completion of the course involves attendance to additional mentoring and support sessions, as well as undertaking assessments through the RTO.

Entry Requirements

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:    

  • Domestic Students
  • Existing students studying Diploma in Health Science or Foundations of Nursing within the Academic Pathways 
  • Programs at Western Sydney University The College and have evidence to show completion of the following subjects:

            Diploma of Health Science:
    Health Care, Environments, plus         Fundamentals for Health Science

            Foundations Nursing:
    Health Care Environments, plus Science for         Health Professionals

Course and Unit Details

To achieve this qualification, students need to complete the core units listed below, plus additional electives based on your preference to study disability support, aged care or community support.

Students will also need to complete a 120-hour work placement which will be integrated into the Foundation Nursing or Diploma in Health Science curriculum.

CHCCCS015         Provide individualised support

CHCCCS023         Support independence and well being

CHCCOM005       Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001         Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001        Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP001         Recognise health body systems

HLTWHS002        Follow safe work practices for direct client care

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

HLTAID003*       Provide first aid

HLTAID001**     Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

*Students may choose to complete this first aid UOC as well as HLTAID001* with another provider.
**Students may choose to complete this first aid UOCs as well as HLTAID003* with another provider.

CHCDIS001        Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS002        Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS003        Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS007        Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

HLTAID003*      Provide first aid

HLTAID001**      Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

*Students may choose to complete this first aid UOC as well as HLTAID001* with another provider.
**Students may choose to complete this first aid UOCs as well as HLTAID003* with another provider.

CHCCCS011        Meet personal support needs Support relationships with carers and families

CHCCCS025        Support relationships with carers and families

CHCHCS001        Provide home and community support services

CHCAGE001        Facilitate the empowerment of older people

HLTAID003*         Provide first aid

HLTAID001**       Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

*Students may choose to complete this first aid UOC as well as HLTAID001* with another provider.
**Students may choose to complete this first aid UOCs as well as HLTAID003* with another provider.

Mode

This course is delivered via a blended learning model using the following methods:

  • Face to face classroom workshops
  • Online learning materials for pre-reading, study and assessments    
  • Face to face attendance is not compulsory, although highly recommended. Students will be given access to all assessments via their online portal and have the capability to work through the assessments at their own pace within a 3-month period.

The next face to face classes will be held during College end of Term break, please see schedule here.

Duration

Program workshops and assessments are held over the Term Break (3-4 weeks) at Nirimba campus. All assessment materials are provided to students via the RTO’s online LMS. Students undertake 16-18 days in Work Placement to meet their minimum 120 hours industry work requirements to complete this qualification.

Students undertaking this course will be completed by the end of 2019 providing that they have fulfilled the workplace requirements and assessment requirements.

How to Apply

This course is designed with you in mind. Take the next step to enquire and apply.

Contact us for additional course dates throughout the year.

Students considering applying for this course are encouraged to review the flyer and to contact the RTO directly with any questions.

New semester intake dates for 2020 are yet to be specified. Please complete the application form for your chosen specialisation and return to: rto@westernsydney.edu.au

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

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