Individual Support (Ageing)

Certificate III

National Code: CHC33015

Course information

About the course

Course Number: CHC33015-02V01 (AGEING)

Are you a "people person"? Have you always dreamed of a career in the community services sector working with older people? If so, then the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is for you. This qualification, which has been designed by industry professionals, is suitable if you want to work as support for an older person on an individual basis. This kind of work requires discretion and good judgement as well as a solid base of factual, technical and procedural knowledge. This course covers a range of core unit competencies including providing individualised support, recognising healthy body systems, facilitating the empowerment of older people, supporting relationships with carers and families, providing first aid and meeting personal support needs. Successful completion of the Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing) can lead to a range of potential career opportunities that are both challenging and rewarding including Nursing Support Worker, Personal Care Assistant, Community Care Worker and Accommodation Support Worker.

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Offered on 3 campuses

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