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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Patrick Careers Academy
  • Awarded by
    Patrick Careers Academy (RTO 2658)
  • Qualification
    Certificate III
  • Study Mode
    On Campus
  • Course Cost
    Prices may vary
  • Duration
    26 weeks full-time, part-time option available
  • Payment Option
    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
  • Duration
    26 weeks full-time, part-time option available
  • Start Date
    Enquire now for upcoming start dates
  • Location
    NSW

overviewCourse Overview

Start a meaningful new career helping others thrive with this hands-on Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) course from Patrick Careers Academy. 

Designed for students seeking to work in community care and support, this course provides the knowledge, skills and experience required to work in person-centred support roles in the aged care or disability sectors, with the empathy and interpersonal skills to make a real difference.

In this course, you’ll learn key aspects of individualised care, including how to follow safe work practices, work with chronic disease, support older people and people with disease or mental illness, and will learn how to work ethically and respectfully to enable clients to lead fulfilling, thriving lives. You’ll have the opportunity to complete 120 hours of practical work experience as part of your studies, ensuring your graduate with workplace-ready skills and relevant hands-on experience.

The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme offers significant new opportunities for qualified care workers. After completing this course, you’ll be able to seek employment working in individualised care in a variety of support roles, using your skills, knowledge and experience to have a real impact on the lives of others. 

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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

In this allied health course, the subjects you may study include:

  • CHCCS015 – Provide individualised support
  • CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health and community services
  • CHCCS023 – Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
  • HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCAGE001 – Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCCCS001 – Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • CHCCCS017 – Provide loss and grief support
  • CHCCCS011 – Meet personal support needs
  • CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCAGE005 – Provide support for people living with dementia

Why study withWhy Study With Patrick Careers Academy

Commit to a career that makes a difference when you sign up for a short course in Individual Support, Hospitality or more with Patrick Careers Academy. With over 90 years of professional training and 9,000+ happy graduates, it’s clear that Patrick Careers Academy has the dedication, knowledge and backing to provide their students with a premier learning experience.

Patrick Careers Academy isn’t just about getting you qualified and industry ready, they want to ensure you’re supported along every step of your learning journey with them. Turn to their range of resources available their student info hub, including study tips, student handbook and more, plus a team of staff and trainers who are available to address any questions or concerns.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) course from Patrick Careers Academy. 

This qualification will enable you to seek employment in a range of care and support roles in the community services sector, including working as a care worker for older people, people with disabilities, or people with illness and disease. You'll have the opportunity to build essential interpersonal skills required to help people thrive, including critical thinking skills, and the ability to work with empathy and respect with a diverse range of people.

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $6,620. Payment assistance may be available to eligible students. 

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

There are no prerequisites for this course. This course is available for eligible domestic students.

Campus locationsCampus Location

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

New South Wales

Sydney
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