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Certificate III in Home & Community Care

The course is relevant to people with an interest in personal care support in aged care services - residential and home care, people with a disability and rehabilitation.

CHC30312 : Certificate III in Home & Community Care

Course Introduction:

This course is designed for students who want to work in client homes and other community settings under regular supervision within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans.

These workers

- Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in their own homes or in other community settings

- Carry out activities related to an individualised plan

- Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.

Fees:

Costs for Government Funded Students**
Enrolment and tuition fee = $260
If you also hold a Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Vet Gold Card = $52
If a Job Services Provider (JSA) is paying for your fees (regardless of if you have a HCC) = $260
Resources fee = $125 (if you are a distance student, resources will be an additional $300)

You are eligible for a government subsidised training place if you:

Meet one of the following citizen/residency status:
   • Australian citizen
   • Australian Permanent Resident (holder of a permanent visa)
   • New Zealand citizen

and are any of the following:
   • a young person under 20 years (as at 1st January 2014); or
   • an applicant seeking a higher qualification than the highest qualification already held

Please note - Eligible students can only undertake two (2) subsidised training courses in one calendar year.

Costs for Fee for Service Students:

Enrolment and tuition fee = $1265
Resources fee = $125 (if you are a distance student, resources will be an additional $300)

Please ask us about a Payment Plan

Student prepayments

We will only accept student pre-payments of no more than $1000 prior to the course commencement. You may then go onto a payment plan for the balance of the fees.

Prerequisite requirement:

This is an open entry program of study with participants needing to read, write and communicate in English to a level to perform the job.

Delivery Mode:

The course can be delivery by flexible learning according to the students needs ie. face to face classroom training & on-the-job training

Course Structure:

There are 14 units of competency that must be completed for this qualification including 9 core units and 5 electives (see below).

Core Units:

UNITS NAME
CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector
CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability
CHCHC311C Work effectively in home and community care
CHCICS301B Provide support to meet personal care needs
CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCICS304B Work effectively with carers
CHCWHS312A Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work

Elective Units:

UNITS NAME
HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
HLTFA311A Apply first aid
HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
CHCAC316D Provide food services
HLTCSD307D Care for the home environment of clients

Job Prospects:

Completion of this course allows you to apply for jobs with the following occupational titles: home care worker, driver, food services deliverer, disability support worker, in-home respite giver, community care worker, personal care giver/worker.

Pathway to further study:

This course can lead into the Cert IV in Home and Community Care, Cert IV in Disabilities or Nursing

Application process:

Complete the on-line Student Application Form or submit your completed application to All Health Training in person or mail with the required supporting documentation and payment to secure your place in the course.

Student Application Form