Certificate III in Aged Care (12)
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans. It is the standard entry qualification for workers in this sector and will introduce individuals to all aspects of a carer's role including personal care, well-being and assistance with daily activities. Individuals involved in this type of work need the physical capacity to deal with personal care and must demonstrate genuine compassion and empathy towards others.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Support older people to maintain their independence; Work effectively with older people; Provide support to people living with dementia; Work effectively in the community sector; Provide support to meet personal care needs; Participate in the implementation of individualised plans; Support individual health and emotional well being; Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context; plus more. Electives: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Collect technical data to support client health care plan; Advocate for clients; Provide support and care relating to loss and grief; plus more.
About Djerriwarrh Community & Education ServicesEstablished in 1989, Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services is a community-based not for profit Registered Training Organisation delivering a range of services in western suburbs of Melbourne. Djerriwarrh works together with the community, similar organisations, participants, clients and local, state and federal governments. It specialises in adult education, training and youth support services. Djerriwarrh's head office is based in Melton with other sites in Sunbury, St Albans and Sunshine. Djerriwarrh education and training services include: Adult Community and Further Education, literacy and numeracy services including Skills for Education and Employment, government contracted training, fee-for-service training including Drink Drive education and Djerriwarrh Community House. Other services include: School-Focused Youth Service, L2P, Road Safety Ambassadors Project, Springboard and Work for the Dole Program. RTO code: 3771
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30212
- Full-time internal = 16 weeks
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
14 units: 10 core; 4 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Aged care workers provide care, supervision and support for aged people in residential establishments, clinics, hospitals and private residence. Aged care workers assist with the maintenance of personal care, domestic duties and management of illness. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and promote independence and community participation.