Certificate III in Aged Care (Superseded Qualification)

THIS QUALIFICATION IS SUPERSEDED BY THE NEW QUALIFICATION- CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT.

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Certificate III in Aged Care

Please note this qualification is superseded by Certificate III in Individual Support

Course Description

The Certificate III in Aged Care is designed to provide training to entry level workers who want to work in residential aged care facilities, community care and nursing homes. This course will equip students with the skills and knowledge to gain employment within the Aged Care environment.

Students who undertake this qualification will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to provide services to individuals with special or complex needs and work with the elderly and disabled to lead more dignified lives. Students will work under the supervision of Nurses or other health professionals.

Career Outcomes

– Aged Care Worker

– Personal Care Worker

– Assistant in Nursing

– Support Worker in Hospitals

– Respite Worker

– Community Care Worker

The course combines both theory and practical training. Students will learn to organise and supervise social and cultural activates, assist with administrative tasks, provide support and assistance with residents daily routine and sort and clean equipment.

The course subjects include work effectively with older people, care plans, support individual’s personal needs, health and well being and personal care training.

The Certificate III in Aged Care is also a great pathway into the Diploma of Nursing, which can lead to an Enrolled Nurse in Australia

Units of Competency

This course consists of 14 units of competence with 10 core units and 4 elective units as listed below:

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units
CHCAC317A Support older people to maintain their independence
CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411C Work effectively with the community sector
CHCICS301B Provide support to meet personal care needs
CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCICS303A Support individual health and emotional well being
CHCWHS312A Follow safety procedures for direct care work
CHCPA301B Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
Elective Units
CHCHC311C Work effectively in home and community care
HLTHIR403B Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability
BSBWOR204A Use business technology

Disclaimer

The information contained on this website is current at the time of publishing. Australian Professional Skills Institute reserves the right to change the admission requirements, fees, location of delivery and units of competency whenever necessary. Please contact us for the most current information.

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