Certificate III in Individual Support - CHC33015

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers 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.

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 usin

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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