Certificate III in Home and Community Care (12)
TAFE Queensland South West
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
No minimum education
|Toowoomba||No||External, Flexible Delivery, Part-time internal|
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. 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; 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; Work effectively with carers; Follow safety procedures for direct care work; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Highly recommended electives: Support individual health and emotional wellbeing; Deliver care services using a palliative approach; plus more.
About TAFE Queensland South WestTAFE Queensland South West is the result of an amalgamation between Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE and The Bremer Institute of TAFE.
Their flexible and tailored training, covering more than 30 unique industries, is delivered onsite, online, in the workplace, and at twelve regional campuses, allowing industry and students to balance their professional, personal and learning objectives. Through developing relationships with industry, and working closely with communities, they successfully anticipate, address and meet the region's skilling needs.
Provider CRICOS: 02011C RTO code: 0526
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30312
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Flexible Delivery
- Part-time internal
14 units: 10 core; 4 elective
No minimum education
Where work involves a specific focus on both Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and culturally diverse clients or communities, candidates are recommended to select whichever of the following units is not selected as compulsory: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
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.