- April 27, 2021
“Aged care is the fastest-growing sector (24% projected growth by 2024) in Australia and there is an increasing demand for qualified aged care workers to meet the workplace shortages.”
If you have a passion for helping others, studying our CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support Ageing is the perfect opportunity for you. The course will teach you the skills and knowledge to provide individual support to people who need assistance in their everyday life.
When you enrol in this nationally recognised qualification, you will :
- Gain the knowledge, skills, and qualification to provide person-centered support to people who need assistance in their everyday life
- Learn how to incorporate concepts and practices you have learned within your work placement
- Gain industry insights from Qualified VET trainers at KCA, who have years of experience and expertise in this sector
Course Duration: 12 weeks (8 weeks of classroom face-to-face training+ 4 weeks of work placement)
Course Fee: You may be eligible under QLD Government Funding. Please submit the FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FORM and we will put you in touch with one of our Course and Careers Advisors who can tell you about what you may qualify for.
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a school certificate or equivalent. Students should also have the physical ability to stand, lift and bend to allow them to complete their required tasks. Entry requirements may vary dependent on unit selection and delivery method.
Work Placement: This course requires 120 hours of supervised work placement in an approved registered care organisation.
Job Opportunities: Aged care workers are employed in a variety of areas such as health care, disability support, aged care, community services, social assistance, public administration and safety, administration and management. An aged care course can lead to meaningful job opportunities such as:
- Aged Care Worker
- Disability Support Worker
- Health and Social Services
- Home Care Assistance
- Care Worker
- Residential Care Worker
- Transport Support Worker
Assessment: Our courses involve a combination of classroom and online learning, practical sessions, research and project work, plus work placement in a registered education and care organisation. Students are required to attend classroom-based face-to-face training and to study online in their own time. We utilise a range of assessment methods including role-plays, written assessments, skills demonstration, projects, presentations, training records and work samples for the assessment of competency.
Recognition of prior learning: You may apply to have previous courses, formal qualifications, knowledge, work experience and/or life experiences assessed for credit or exemption towards this course. Please contact us for more information.
Ready to enrol? Submit the enquiry form below and one of our course and careers advisors will get in touch with you.