CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care)

The Gordon

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095390F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Course Description

Do you have a compassionate nature and good people skills? This course prepares you for work in the community and/or a residential setting, with the elderly or disabled. The course has been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning.

You will learn to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, recognise healthy body systems, work with diverse people, support independence and wellbeing, follow safe work practices, work legally and ethically.

Work placement/industry experience

The Certificate III in Individual Support includes a six-week (120 hours) work placement program based on industry recommendation and organised by The Gordon.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 to 4 days a week

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon is utilising Gordon Online, our digital learning management system to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Classes are being delivered live (in real-time) using audio-visual delivery methods. Where on-campus attendance is required to complete practical learning and assessments, student numbers are being managed to ensure social distancing can be observed.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Personal care worker
  • Aged care worker

Further Study Options

After completing the Certificate III in Individual Support you can go on to complete the Diploma of Nursing.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
6,990 Per Year
Read moreAnnual Approx Additional Equipment/Materials Fee: 220
Jul 2022 6 months
Full time
The Gordon
Geelong City Campus
2 Fenwick Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
Australia
6,990 Per Year
Read moreAnnual Approx Additional Equipment/Materials Fee: 220
Jul 2022 6 months
Full time
Werribee Campus
24 Watton Street
Melton Victoria 3030
Australia

Entry criteria

Academic: Successful completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent

English: IELTS Academic overall score of 6.0 with no band below 5.5 (or equivalent); or completion of Australian Year 12; or a qualification undertaken in Australia at Certificate IV or higher and completed within the past 5 years; or university studies in Australia of at least 2 years duration. TOEFL iBT: 60-78; PTE Academic: 51-58; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 52-57; OET: C.

Age/other requirements: You must be 18 years or over at the time of course commencement.

Address

The Gordon
Geelong City Campus
2 Fenwick Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
Australia
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