Certificate III in Aged Care (12)
Institute of Family Practice
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Parramatta||No||Flexible Delivery, Full-time internal, Part-time Block or Day Release, Part-time internal||
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 Institute of Family PracticeInstitute of Family Practice is a Registered Training Organisation that aims to provide education and development for people entering or working in child, family and relationship services in NSW. They offer qualifications at Certificate IV level to Graduate Diploma level and are part of UnitingCare which has over 100 years of providing community service programs to the wider community. Accredited and non-accredited short courses are also available for professional development for further skill building. RTO code: 91739
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30212
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 1 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.