Certificate III in Aged Care (12)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Dandenong||No||Flexible Delivery, Part-time Block or Day Release||
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 SkillinvestSkillinvest is a Registered Training Organisation located in Victoria. Skillinvest resulted from the merger of sister companies WORKCO Limited and LINK Employment + Training under one brand, Skillinvest. Skillinvest also incorporates Longerenong College. The College retains its name which has been synonymous with agricultural education and training in Victoria for over 125 years. Skillinvest offers nationally recognised training in the fields of: agriculture and agribusiness, automotive, building and construction, business and management, competitive systems and practices, civil construction, community services, engineering, equine/racing, hairdressing , training and assessment, and selected short courses. Skillinvest delivers customised training in simulated work environments at its training facilities or in combination with workplace training delivery. RTO code: 4192
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30212
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 1.5 years
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.