Certificate III in Home and Community Care (12)
Mercy Community Services Employment & Training
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Aspley||No||External, Flexible Delivery, 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 Mercy Community Services Employment & TrainingEstablished in 1989 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Community Services Employment & Training is a community-based, not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation that provides opportunities for job seekers as well as opportunities for growth for already working students. The provider aims to assist students who need help to reach their potential through employment and training. When it comes to training, the provider has over 3000 active students across community services, aged care, business and more. They work with some of Australia's biggest employers and some of the smallest. They can do this because the trainers employed use the appropriate processes and technology to make training experiences positive. RTO code: 31492
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30312
- Flexible Delivery
- Part-time Block or Day Release
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.