TRIPLE QUALIFICATION PROGRAM IN AGEING AND DISABILITY SUPPORT | Certificate III in Individual Support , IV in Ageing Support, IV in Disability

This course will prepare you for employment in this industry as a direct support worker. It covers all aspects of support work for people living who are elderly, or, with intellectual and physical disabilities, within a residential facility, a community services organisation that provides ageing and/or disability services. You may also be working with people in their own home and community providing one-on-one support

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to support the personal care, wellbeing and daily activities of clients in need of specialised care. You will work learn how to be person centred, and support clients to develop individual support plans. We focus on your legal and ethical responsibilities; how to provide personalised support and the empowerment of people who are elderly and/or are living with a disability.

To complete this course, you will need to deal with the physical demands of personal care and be able to demonstrate genuine compassion and empathy towards others.

You will also develop strategies for communicating with people who have complex communication needs and learn how to support the skill development of an elderly person, and a person with a disability. Throughout the course, you’ll build up valuable skills that are necessary for working in the healthcare industry, from providing individual support to communicating with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers.

You will be required to industry (work) placement over the course of your studies as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the Units of Competency

Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015
Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC43015
Certificate IV in Disability CHC43315

Course Type

Full Time

Course Commencement Dates

March 2021

Duration

1 Year

Course Modules

Study Units

CHCCCS015

Provide Individualised support - CORE

CHCCCS023

Support Independence and Well Being - CORE

CHCCOM005

Communicate and Work in Health or Community Services - CORE

CHCDIV001

Work with Diverse People – CORE

CHCLEG001

Work Legally and Ethically – CORE

CHCLEG003

Manage Legal and Ethical Compliance - CORE

HLTAAP001

Recognise Healthy Body Systems - CORE

HLTWHS002

Follow Safe Work Practices for Direct Client Care - CORE

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the Empowerment of Older People - ELECTIVE

CHCAGE005

Provide Support to People Living with Dementia - ELECTIVE

CHCCCS011

Meet Personal Support Needs - ELECTIVE

CHCDIS001

Contribute to Ongoing Skills Development Using A Strengths-Based Approach - ELECTIVE

CHCDIS002

Follow Established Person-Centered Behaviour Supports - ELECTIVE

CHCDIS003

Support Community Participation and Social Inclusion - ELECTIVE

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the Empowerment of People with Disability - ELECTIVE

CHCADV001

Facilitate the Interests and Rights of Clients - CORE

CHCAGE003

Coordinate Services for Older People - CORE

CHCAGE004

Implement Interventions with Older People at Risk - CORE

CHCCCS006

Facilitate Individual Service Planning and Delivery - CORE

CHCCCS023

Support Independence and Wellbeing - CORE

CHCCCS025

Support Relationships with Carers and Families - CORE

CHCPAL001

Deliver Care Services Using A Palliative Approach - CORE

CHCPRP001

Develop and Maintain Networks and Collaborative Partnerships - CORE

CHCDIS005

Develop and Provide Person-Centred Service Responses - CORE

CHCDIS008

Facilitate Community Participation and Social Inclusion - CORE

CHCDIS009

Facilitate Ongoing Skills Development Using A Person-Centred Approach - CORE

CHCDIS010

Provide Person-Centred Services to People with Disability with Complex Needs - CORE

CHCCHCS001

Provide Home and Community Support Services - ELECTIVE

CHCCHC024

Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder - ELECTIVE

CHCAGE002

Implement Falls Prevention Strategies - ELECTIVE

CHCCCS007

Develop and Implement Service Programs - ELECTIVE

BSBMGT401

Show Leadership in the Workplace - ELECTIVE

CHCCOM002

Use Communication to Build Relationships  - ELECTIVE

CHCDIS004

Communicate Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication - CORE

CINEC

*Business English - CORE

Entry Requirements

Minimum of one (1) pass/ ‘S’ at GCE ‘A Level’ in Biology Science

OR

Sat for GCE ‘A Level’ in any stream + Successful completion of the 2 months Foundation programme run by CINEC Campus

English competency, determined by:

Completed high school years 6 – 13 in English medium will be exempted from meeting the minimum English language requirement; or

GCE ‘O Level’ pass/ ‘S’ or above for English language as a subject; or

Any other merit deemed equivalent to above

Job Opportunities

  • In-Home Respite Worker,
  • Nurse’s Aids,
  • Community Access Coordinator,
  • Community care worker
  • Disability Service Officer
  • Community House Worker
  • Home care assistant
  • Residential Care Worker,
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Transport Support Worker
  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Family Support Worker
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • Residential aide