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Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC33015 / CHC43015 Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC33015 / CHC43015   Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing SupportCourse Code: CHC33015 / CHC43015 Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Package the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) and Certificate IV in Ageing Support to save time, whilst gaining vast industry knowledge with 240 hours of work placement.

Once completing the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), individuals will only be required to complete an additional seven (7) units of competency of the Certificate IV in Ageing Support to be awarded a Dual Qualification – a total of 18 core units and 3 elective units.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must first complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), along with the additional 7 units of competency listed below. The candidate must also complete at least 240 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

  • Studying Online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Student Assistance Program
  • Funding Available
  • Learning Method

    Blended / Classroom / Distance/Correspondence / Online / Workplace
  • Duration

    9-12 Months
  • RTO's

    This course is delivered by one of the following Kirana Colleges Registered Training Organisations; Kirana Training RTO ID 52247, Insight Training Group Australia RTO ID 32142 and Access Training Institute Pty Ltd RTO ID 91498.

Course Requirements

To attain the Dual CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) and CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, 15 core units and 3 electives must be successfully completed.

Aged care students are required to complete a National Criminal History Check and Working with Vulnerable People Check in order to work or volunteer in the community services sector.

For information that relates to a specific state or territory please refer to this website: http://www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/public-safety-and-law/police-and-crime-prevention/police-checks

Qualification Pathway

After achieving this qualification, you may choose to pursue one of the following Degrees:

  • Diploma of Community Services
  • Diploma of Nursing

Entry Requirements

A minimum of year 11 or (Australian equivalent) is mandatory or achieve an Exit Level 3 or above score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in Reading and Numeracy, which will show that they have the capability to be successful in the course.

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Student Selection Process

Kirana Colleges student selection process is designed to ensure that you are enrolled in the qualification that best meets your needs.

Kirana Colleges selection criteria will take into account various factors when deciding upon which students will be offered places in the program including;

  • The students’ needs and desired outcomes
  • The ability and commitment of the students to complete the course;
  • Eligibility requirements listed in the applicable National Training Package;
  • Students existing ability in the ACSF core skills, (learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy)

Students not meeting these requirements will be directed to more suitable qualifications or skill development programs.

After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Care Supervisor
  • Care Team Leader
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Support Worker

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
HLTAID003Provide first aid Certificate IV elective / Certificate III elective

Additional Required Certificate IV Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people
CHCAGE004Implement interventions with older people at risk
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Work Placement

120 hours for the CHC33015 PLUS 120 hours for the CHC43015 qualification, commencing after 4 weeks of class time to prepare student for their work placement.

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What Kirana Offers

  • Access to industry leading VET Teachers who care about how you progress in the course
  • Flexible learning options; study online, in class, blended, by correspondence or at your workplace
  • You may be eligible for state and/or federal funding as a loan or a subsidy towards your course
  • We have 7 learning campuses nationally for when you want to be inspired by like-minded students & trainers
  • Some Kirana qualifications are part of a pathway to university and getting you degree ready

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