Certificate III in Aged Care (12)
South West Institute of TAFE
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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 South West Institute of TAFESouth West TAFE have worked hard to be a leader in the region. Aside from delivering more courses, training more students and providing better facilities than any other vocational trainer in south-west Victoria, they are at the forefront of industry thinking.
Practical learning experiences are their trademark. Students enjoy access to simulated working environments, practical placements, state-of-the art technology and vital support services.
Since their establishment in 1984 they have matured into a multi-campus organisation with delivery sites in Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton. This thriving region covers 23,000 square kilometres and supports a population of 125,000 people. Workplace delivery extends outside of the regional borders, across the state of Victoria and beyond.
South West TAFE pride themselves on mixing 'the old with the new' by offering a blend of study modes including on-campus, off-campus, online and workplace. Being flexible has allowed them to grow. They now provide skills training for thousands of students every year. RTO code: 3120
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30212
- Part-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.