Certificate III in Individual Support | Stanley College

Note: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, Stanley College has temporarily changed the delivery mode of this course to online delivery.

  • All required practical training and assessment will be scheduled on campus at an appropriate time; and
  • All mandatory Work-Based Training will be scheduled with an approved employer when a scheduled place is available at the end of the student’s course.

Stanley College will revert back to face-to-face mode of training in accordance with recommendations from the Australian Government.


Acquire the skills and knowledge to gain a career 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.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 16 weeks^(Intensive Course). This course includes no Holidays^. Classes are rostered for 3 days per week. Weekday & Weekend classes available.
Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

^ Note: Course duration does not include any holidays, where your schedule includes a term break/holiday, this time will be added to your overall course duration.

Study Modes

The delivery methods for this course include:

  • Face-to-face classroom-based learning.
  • Practical simulated activities in Stanley College ward
  • Work-based training

Course Content

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

Work-based Training

This course contains work-based training of 152 scheduled course contact hours over a period of 4 weeks. During work-based training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be job-ready# at graduation. Stanley College has entered into work-based training agreements with a number of employers.

All work-based training placements are organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Team in consultation with students. Click this link, Work-Based Training Employers, to view a list of approved Work-Based Training Employers. Note, the list is subject to updates and may vary from time to time.

Before commencement of work-based training, students are also required to provide:

  • National Police Certificate (WA)^
  • Medical Clearance may also be required^
  • Evidence of Flu Vaccination^

ˆRequired to complete the work-based training component of the course.
# completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to www.homeaffairs.gov.au for more information.

Course Entry Requirements

Academic

  • Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent

English Proficiency
Intermediate Level of English
OR
IELTS Test Score of 5.0
OR
Other recognised English Language tests such as:

  • TOEFL iBT Test Score of 58
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 36
  • Cambridge English: FCE
  • OET Pass Grade
  • TOEFL PBT Test Score of 490
  • TOEIC 500

Course Prerequisite Requirements

No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.

Cost

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.

Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Funding is available under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:

Concession Course Fee^:$254.40

For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here
^Student Tuition Fees – 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 are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2020.

Government Funding

Local students may be entitled to Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy or the Pensioner Education Supplement. For enquiries, please contact Centrelink on 132 490.

Intake Dates

2020

  • 20 Jan
  • 17 Feb
  • 16 March
  • 6 April
  • 4 May
  • 25 May
  • 22 June
  • 20 July
  • 17 Aug
  • 14 Sep
  • 12 Oct
  • 9 Nov
  • 7 Dec

Career Opportunities

This qualification suits students seeking employment in the following job roles:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker

Recognition of Prior Learning

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.

Further Studies

On completion of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, students may also pursue a CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support at Stanley College other CRICOS registered training organisations.

This course is delivered over 16 weeks^(Intensive Course). This course includes no Holidays^. Classes are rostered for 3 days per week. Weekday & Weekend classes available.
Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

^ Note: Course duration does not include any holidays, where your schedule includes a term break/holiday, this time will be added to your overall course duration.

The delivery methods for this course include:

  • Face-to-face classroom-based learning.
  • Practical simulated activities in Stanley College ward
  • Work-based training

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

This course contains work-based training of 152 scheduled course contact hours over a period of 4 weeks. During work-based training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be job-ready# at graduation. Stanley College has entered into work-based training agreements with a number of employers.

All work-based training placements are organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Team in consultation with students. Click this link, Work-Based Training Employers, to view a list of approved Work-Based Training Employers. Note, the list is subject to updates and may vary from time to time.

Before commencement of work-based training, students are also required to provide:

  • National Police Certificate (WA)^
  • Medical Clearance may also be required^
  • Evidence of Flu Vaccination^

ˆRequired to complete the work-based training component of the course.
# completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to www.homeaffairs.gov.au for more information.

Academic

  • Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent

English Proficiency
Intermediate Level of English
OR
IELTS Test Score of 5.0
OR
Other recognised English Language tests such as:

  • TOEFL iBT Test Score of 58
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 36
  • Cambridge English: FCE
  • OET Pass Grade
  • TOEFL PBT Test Score of 490
  • TOEIC 500

No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.

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.

Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Funding is available under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:

Concession Course Fee^:$254.40

For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here
^Student Tuition Fees – 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 are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2020.

Local students may be entitled to Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy or the Pensioner Education Supplement. For enquiries, please contact Centrelink on 132 490.

2020

  • 20 Jan
  • 17 Feb
  • 16 March
  • 6 April
  • 4 May
  • 25 May
  • 22 June
  • 20 July
  • 17 Aug
  • 14 Sep
  • 12 Oct
  • 9 Nov
  • 7 Dec

This qualification suits students seeking employment in the following job roles:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker

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.

On completion of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, students may also pursue a CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support at Stanley College other CRICOS registered training organisations.

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