Acquire the skills and knowledge to gain stable employment in community and/or residential aged care facilities. Learn to provide personal care to people who may require support due to ageing or disability. Be trained in safety procedures and the legal and ethical framework of this sector.
26 weeks (Standard Course)
This course includes work-based training of 10 weeks @ 20 hours per week
16 weeks (Intensive Course)
This course includes work-based training of 4 weeks @ 38 hours per week
(total = 152 hours)
This course includes no holidays.
Classes are rostered for 3 days per week (24 hours per week).
Weekday & Weekend classes available.
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:
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
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. Work Based Training is organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Officers, into workplaces approved by Stanley College.
Recognition of Prior Learning / 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.
Local students may be entitled to Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy or the Pensioner Education Supplement. For enquiries, please contact Centrelink on 132 490.
Stanley College has a strong network of employers waiting to hire our graduates. Students will have access to employment assistance services including advice and tips on resume preparation, coaching on interview techniques and assistance in finding employment.
On completion of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, students may also pursue a CHC43015 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.
Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent
In order to complete the work-based training element of this course, students are also required to provide:
- National Police Clearance
- Medical Clearance may also be required
Tuition Fee: $1,950
Optional Add On’s available:
Home and Community (HAC) $420
Disability (DIS) $420
Please note: Prerequisite entry requirement for HAC/DIS - students must be currently studying or have completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) or equivalent.
Easy payment plans available.
Funding is available under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:
Concession Course Fee: $514.10
The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.
Prices quoted for funded students are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply.
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9 Chesterfield Road
Mirrabooka WA 6061
(approximate travel time via bus from Perth City is 30 minutes)