(Ageing, Home and Community Care)
CRICOS Course Code 091309C
This course is delivered over 20 weeks + up to 6 weeks of holidays. Classes are rostered for 3 days per week (21 hours per week).
This qualification suits students seeking employment in the following job roles:
Accommodation Support Worker
Personal Care Giver
Respite Care Worker
The delivery methods for this course include:
Face-to-face classroom-based learning.
Structured learning activities
This course includes work-based training of 200 hours over a period of 10 weeks. During work-based training, students will be able to practice their skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist students to be job-ready at graduation.
Recognition of Previous Studies or Work Experience
Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
Please refer to the Entry Requirements section
Students are also required to provide:
ˆRequired to complete the work-based training component of the course.
National Police Clearanceˆ
Medical Clearance may also be requiredˆ
Students must successfully complete the following units:
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Tuition Fee: $4,300
Materials Fee: $300
For other fees and expenses including Administration Fee, Health Cover, Recognition of Prior Learning, Late and Reassessment Fees click here.
Students may elect to pursue the Disability specialisation by successfully completing four extra units at an additional cost of $840.
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
On completion of the Certificate III in Individual Support, students may also pursue a Certificate IV in Ageing Support at Stanley College or other Government registered education providers.
Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy and Procedure.
To apply, click here to fill in our application form.