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CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing stream)

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) course provides the skills and training necessary to fulfill a care role in aged, disability and other person-centred support settings. The units of study provide students with foundational skills and knowledge to work in the aged, and home and community care industry. Students learn to work with individuals to support their independence and wellbeing, in their homes or in community settings. This stream specialises in the Aged Support Worker role, equipping students with additional key skills specific to caring for people in a variety of settings.

If you have a genuine interest in caring for older people, then our course in individual support will help you gain essential, person-centred skills and knowledge to care for and support people living at home or in residential care facilities.

In this course, you’ll learn how to provide physical and psycho-social support for people requiring support, including how to:

  • support people who may be living with dementia and/or other illnesses or disabilities
  • prevent falls
  • support independence and well-being
  • develop communication skills in health and community services
  • work in residential care settings

Length: 12 months


HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing **120-hour work placement requirement
CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care
CHCAGE007 Recognise and report risk of falls
CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS044 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS036 Support relationships with carer and family

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