Certificate III in Home and Community 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 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 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: CHC30312
- 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.