Certificate III in Home and Community Care (12)
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Melton||Yes||Full-time internal, Part-time Block or Day Release||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It addresses work in client homes and other community settings under regular supervision within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans. Individuals involved in this type of work need the physical capacity to deal with personal care. These workers: carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in their own homes or in other community settings; carry out activities related to an individualised plan and report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work effectively with older people; Provide support to people living with dementia; Work effectively in the community sector; Work effectively with people with a disability; Work effectively in home and community care; Provide support to meet personal care needs; Participate in the implementation of individualised plans; plus more. Elective streams: Client support; Medication; Working with older people; Working with people with a disability; Working with people with mental health issues; Organisational support; Working with children and young people; Leisure and health; Oral health.
About Djerriwarrh Community & Education ServicesEstablished in 1989, Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services is a community-based not for profit Registered Training Organisation delivering a range of services in western suburbs of Melbourne. Djerriwarrh works together with the community, similar organisations, participants, clients and local, state and federal governments. It specialises in adult education, training and youth support services. Djerriwarrh's head office is based in Melton with other sites in Sunbury, St Albans and Sunshine. Djerriwarrh education and training services include: Adult Community and Further Education, literacy and numeracy services including Skills for Education and Employment, government contracted training, fee-for-service training including Drink Drive education and Djerriwarrh Community House. Other services include: School-Focused Youth Service, L2P, Road Safety Ambassadors Project, Springboard and Work for the Dole Program. RTO code: 3771
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30312
- Full-time internal = 16 weeks
- Part-time Block or Day Release
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
14 units: 9 core; 5 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.
Disability support workers provide care, supervision and support for people with disabilities in the home, residential establishments, clinics and hospitals. They also work with other health professionals to maximise the individual's physical and mental wellbeing. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and when possible promote independence and community participation.