Certificate III in Aged Care (12)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Maroochydore||Yes||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 Quest CollegeEstablished in 1994, Quest College is a Registered Training Organisation that focuses on providing on-campus training in community services and business to Australian students. The College is a Pre-qualified Supplier who aims to provide an atmosphere conducive to study and learning. Class sizes are kept to a minimum and the staff aim to be warm and helpful. The College offers flexible learning, day or evening classes, traineeships for existing workers and training to suit individual and/or industry needs. The College offers a range of qualifications from Certificate III through to a Diploma level. RTO code: 31797
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30212
- Full-time internal
- Part-time Block or Day Release
- Part-time internal
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.