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 CollegeQuest College, established on the Sunshine Coast in 1999, is a Registered Training Organisation, Provider No. 31797. Quest College mission is built on commitment to empower people, change lives and give back to the community by creating vocational and employment pathways through education, innovation, and learning. The College is respected for their active involvement in the community, partnership approach, high quality and effective delivery of training and assessment services that prepare students for employment in a range of industries. Current scope of registration includes Foundation skills, horticulture, hospitality, individual and Community Services. Quest College takes pride in delivering training to a broad range of students with varying backgrounds and learning styles, including young people, mature-age students, and people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 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.