NIOT CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing/Disability) | NIOT

Public Course Overview

Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a minimum duration of 7-8 months, including 120 hours of work placement in an aged care facility.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate III

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Qualification Detail

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 15 units comprising of nine (9) core units and six (6) elective units.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although applicants will need to undertake an LLN assessment. Students must be 17 years and 6 months or older at time of enrollment. Students are required to complete Practical Placement which requires a police clearance. Students must also have current COVID-19 and Influenza vaccinations.

Units in this Qualification

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
HLTINF006Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and controlCore
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCCCS041Recognise healthy body systemCore
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCCCS031Meet personal support needsCore
CHCCCS040Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving supportCore
CHCCCS038Provide support to people living with dementiaCore
CHCAGE013Work effectively in aged careElective
CHCAGE011Provide support to people living with dementiaElective
CHCPAL003Deliver care services using a palliative approachElective
CHCDIS020Work effectively in disability sectorElective
CHCDIS011Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approachElective
CHCDIS012Support community participation and social inclusionElective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Personal Carer
  2. Support Worker
  3. Respite Worker
  4. Home and Community Care Worker


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