TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Individual Support - CHC33015

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 13 units: 7 core
  • 6 elective

Subjects

  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Provide home and community support services
  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • Work effectively in employment services
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Work with diverse people
  • Support group activities
  • Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
  • Support community participation and social inclusion
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Provide basic foot care
  • Use basic oral health screening tools
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Provide individualised support
  • Transport passengers with disabilities
  • Operate commercial vehicle
  • Process and maintain workplace information
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Meet community information needs
  • Support relationships with carers and families
  • Support the rights and safety of children and young people
  • Facilitate independent travel
  • Work with forced migrants
  • Deliver contracted employment services
  • Transport individuals
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder
  • Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs
  • Respond to suspected abuse
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Implement falls prevention strategies
  • Inform and support patients and groups about oral health
  • Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs
  • Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • Improve clients' fundamental financial literacy skills
  • Organise personal work priorities and development
  • Assist clients with medication
  • Provide or assist with oral hygiene
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Provide first aid
  • Use labour market information
  • Provide loss and grief support
  • Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • Meet personal support needs
  • Use business technology
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • Recognise and respond to oral health issues
  • Apply and manage use of basic oral health products
  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Provide food services
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Albury Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Armidale Campus No
  • Full-time : 34 weeks
Ballina Campus No
  • Part-time : 42 weeks
Bankstown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Bankstown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Bankstown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Bathurst College No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Bega Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Bega Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Bega Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Boggabilla Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Broken Hill College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Cessnock Campus No
  • Full-time : 25 weeks
Cessnock Campus No
  • Full-time : 25 weeks
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 42 weeks
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 42 weeks
Condobolin College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Cooma Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Cooma Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Cooma Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Coonabarabran Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Cootamundra Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Cootamundra Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Corowa Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Corowa Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Cowra College No
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Flexible Delivery : 18 months
Cowra College No
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Flexible Delivery : 18 months
Deniliquin Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Deniliquin Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Finley Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Finley Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Forbes College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Glen Innes Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Glendale Campus No
  • Full-time : 24 weeks
Gosford Campus No
  • Full-time : 23 weeks
Gosford Campus No
  • Full-time : 23 weeks
Goulburn Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Goulburn Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Goulburn Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Grafton Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 37 weeks
Great Lakes Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 34 weeks
Great Lakes Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 34 weeks
Grenfell College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Griffith Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Griffith Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Gunnedah Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Inverell Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Kempsey Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Kempsey Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 23 weeks
  • Part-time : 43 weeks
Lake Cargelligo College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Leeton Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Leeton Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Lightning Ridge College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Lismore Campus No
  • Part-time : 28 weeks
Lithgow College No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Macquarie Fields College No
  • Full-time : 24 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Maitland Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Moree Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Moruya Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Moruya Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Moruya Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Moss Vale Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Murwillumbah Campus No
  • Part-time : 44 weeks
Narrabri Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Narrandera Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Narrandera Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Newcastle Campus No
  • Full-time : 24 weeks
Northern Beaches Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Northern Beaches Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Nowra Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Nowra Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Nowra Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus : 36 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
Parkes College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Queanbeyan Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Queanbeyan Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Queanbeyan Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Quirindi Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Randwick College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Scone Campus No
  • Part-time : 44 weeks
Scone Campus No
  • Part-time : 44 weeks
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 years
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 years
Singleton Campus No
  • Part-time : 44 weeks
Singleton Campus No
  • Part-time : 44 weeks
St George College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
St George College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
St Leonards Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Tamworth Campus No
  • Full-time : 27 weeks
Taree Campus No
  • Full-time : 23 weeks
  • Part-time : 34 weeks
Taree Campus No
  • Full-time : 23 weeks
  • Part-time : 34 weeks
Temora Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Temora Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Tenterfield Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Tomaree Campus No
  • Part-time : 44 weeks
Tumut Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Tumut Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Ulladulla Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Ulladulla Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Ulladulla Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Walgett College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
West Wyalong Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
West Wyalong Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Western Connect No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wetherill Park College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wetherill Park College No
  • Full-time : 28 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wollongong Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wollongong Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wollongong Campus No
  • Full-time : 21 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wyong Campus No
  • Full-time : 24 weeks
Yamba Campus No
  • Part-time : 44 weeks
Yass Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Yass Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Young Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Young Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Albury Campus, Albury Campus, Cooma Campus, Cooma Campus, Cooma Campus, Deniliquin Campus, Deniliquin Campus, Goulburn Campus, Goulburn Campus, Goulburn Campus, OTEN (Open Training Education Network), Ulladulla Campus, Ulladulla Campus, Ulladulla Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Textbook "Individual Support in Australia" online at http://itsashop.org.au/. This will also be available to borrow through your campus library.- While on work placement students will need a white polo shirt, navy pants and enclosed shoes.

Campuses: Ballina Campus, Lismore Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- TAFE workplacement shirt at the cost of $35.00. - Students are also required to purchase a First Aid Textbook at the cost of $25.00

Campuses: Cessnock Campus, Cessnock Campus.

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Students are required to get a National Police check prior to work placement - $40-$60. Other additional costs are any costs associated with workplacement eg transport

Campuses: Finley Campus, Finley Campus, Leeton Campus, Leeton Campus, Narrandera Campus, Narrandera Campus, Temora Campus, Temora Campus, Wagga Wagga Campus, Wagga Wagga Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals can be sourced yourself:- Workplace clothing - approximately $60.00Students have the opportunity to purchase the optional textbook "Individual Support in Australia" online at http://itsashop.org.au/

Campuses: Grafton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Completing HLTAID003 is a requirement of this course. This unit has an additional, separate fee of $25 for the bandage/workbook pack, payable upon enrolment in the HLTAID003 unit.

Campuses: Great Lakes Campus, Great Lakes Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES** You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: Recommended Textbooks: - Individual Support in Australia: - Ageing, Disability, Home and Community Care TAFE NSW ISBN 9781742365251 Approx pricing $90 - TAFE NSW (2017) First Aid textbook, 8th Ed. VETRes, Australia ISBN: 978-1-74236-531-2 Approx. pricing $18.50 - TAFE uniform shirt available from TAFE NSW Taree Nursing and Aged Care section $30. Students must provide navy uniform pants or skirt and navy or black shoes which must be closed in (covered), non-permeable to fluids and sharps and with non-slip soles.

Campuses: Griffith Campus, Griffith Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:-"Individual Support in Australia" textbook. Purchase online at http://itsashop.org.au/. This will also be available to borrow through your campus library. - While on work placement students will need a white polo shirt, navy pants and enclosed shoes.

Campuses: Gunnedah Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Course Workplace shirt $35 (available from Uniforms Plus Tamworth)- First aid resources $25- Individual Support Textbook $95

Campuses: Kempsey Campus, Kempsey Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students will be required to purchase an equipment package for HLTAID003 - Provide first aid of $25. Information on how to do this will be provided at the time of unit delivery.

Campuses: Kingscliff Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Additional items required for this course are:- the purchase of a Uniform shirt $30, - First Aid Text Book $25, - the purchase of the Individual Support Text Book $75 is highly recommended but not compulsory. - Criminal Record Checks are at cost to the student and not processed through TAFE NSW.

Campuses: Macquarie Fields College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- a clinical uniform shirt $25.- Being willing to have your camera on to assist in participating in weekly virtual classes is a requirement of this course. Attendance at 6 Saturday clinical skills and assessment sessions is mandatory.

Campuses: Moruya Campus, Moruya Campus, Moruya Campus, Yass Campus, Yass Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- This course requires access to a core textbook which can be purchased online "Individual Support in Australia" online at http://itsashop.org.au/- Alternatively, this textbook can be accessed through the TAFE library subject to availability.

Campuses: Moss Vale Campus, Moss Vale Campus, Moss Vale Campus, Shellharbour Campus, Shellharbour Campus, Wollongong Campus, Wollongong Campus, Wollongong Campus, Young Campus, Young Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Textbook "Individual Support in Australia" online at http://itsashop.org.au/. This will also be available to borrow through your campus library.- While on work placement students will need a white polo shirt, navy pants and enclosed shoes.

Campuses: Nepean College, Kingswood Campus, Nepean College, Kingswood Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- National Police Check: $54.00 approx.- NDIS Screening Check: $80.00 approx.- Work Placement Polo Shirt: $24.00 approx.- Black trousers and black enclosed shoes: At your own cost.

Campuses: Northern Beaches Campus, Northern Beaches Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Prescribed Text: TAFE NSW Individual Support in Australia Ageing Disability Home and Community Care, VETRes, Australia- TAFE NSW First Aid textbook, 8th Ed. VETRes, Australia- Recommended Text: TAFE NSW Study Guide Individual Support in Australia Ageing Disability Home and Community Care, VETRes, Australia

Campuses: Nowra Campus, Nowra Campus, Nowra Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students have the opportunity to purchase the course textbook 'Individual Support in Australia' for $90 from their local TAFE NSW Campus. This will also be available to borrow through a TAFE NSW campus library. - While on work placement, students will need a white polo shirt, navy pants and enclosed shoes.

Campuses: Port Macquarie Campus, Port Macquarie Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Students will be required to purchase an equipment package for HLTAID003 - Provide first aid of $25. Information on how to do this will be provided at the time of unit delivery.

Campuses: Taree Campus, Taree Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES** You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: Recommended Textbooks: - Individual Support in Australia: - Ageing, Disability, Home and Community Care TAFE NSW ISBN 9781742365251 Approx pricing $90 - TAFE NSW (2017) First Aid textbook, 8th Ed. VETRes, Australia ISBN: 978-1-74236-531-2 Approx. pricing $18.50 - TAFE uniform shirt available from TAFE NSW Taree Nursing and Aged Care section $30. - Students must provide navy uniform pants or skirt and navy or black shoes which must be closed in (covered), non-permeable to fluids and sharps and with non-slip soles.

Campuses: Wetherill Park College, Wetherill Park College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students will need to purchase a TAFE work shirt for placement at a cost of $25- A textbook is recommended and details will be provided at orientation for students to purchase, or on loan from the college library- Students will also need a computer or device, webcam and headset and access to the internet (The college library has computers for student use).

Further information

Before undertaking any practicum experience students will be required to undertake a police check and have a senior first aid certificate

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