AGED CARE COURSE ADELAIDE

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact in Adelaide’s aged care sector?

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) serves as an entryway into Adelaide’s vibrant community service and healthcare sectors. Throughout this nationally recognised certification, you’ll acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to provide vital assistance to our ageing population in Adelaide.

Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from tailored care plans to understanding legal responsibilities, ensuring you’re well-prepared for your career in aged care in Adelaide. You’ll also receive the nationally recognised HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication as part of your certification as well as HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely certification (valued at $145) at no extra cost!

Don’t let this opportunity pass by. Enrol online now to kickstart your career in aged care services at our Adelaide training venue!

COURSE SNAPSHOT

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NATIONALLY ACCREDITED

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

COURSE PRICE

$599.00 (pay just $100 deposit upfront)

ADELAIDE TRAINING VENUE

Level 2/45 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY

9 Core & 6 Specialised Elective Units
Self-Paced Online Learning
Min. 5 x In-Person Workshops
120 Hours Work Placement

COURSE DURATION

3 - 12 Months

START DATE

Begin training as soon as you enrol

CRICOS REGISTERED

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

COURSE PRICE

From $4,500 (AUD)

ADELAIDE TRAINING VENUE

Level 2/45 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000

COURSE DELIVERY

9 Core & 6 Specialised Elective Units
2 days per week
In-person, face-to-face practical learning
120 hours work placement

COURSE DURATION

26 weeks

START DATE

Enrol today and start learning at our next intake

ENROL IN A ADELAIDE AGED CARE COURSE TODAY!

There’s nothing more rewarding than being able to provide support to someone in need. Become someone’s hero today. 

Select either Domestic Student Enrollment or International Student Enrollment below to get started in our Adelaide Aged Care Course.

LocationCourse TitleInfoPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Aged Care Course Adelaide - Aged Care Course Adelaide

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) [DOMESTIC]Enrol now to start today! Pay just $100 up front!100.00closed
 

After submitting your application, one of our enrollment specialist will be in touch to check you eligibility and help your enroll in our CRICOS approved Aged Care Course in Adelaide.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

In our Adelaide aged care course, students will learn the skills and knowledge to effectively seek work in the aged care industry.

They gain hands-on experience in person-centred behaviour, including creating individualised care plans, understanding healthy body systems, building relationships with clients, participating in the community and following infection control policies and more. 

Core Units
CHCCCS031 – Provide individualised supportCHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCCCS038 – Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving supportCHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
CHCCCS040 – Support independence and wellbeingHLTINF006 – Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
CHCCCS041 – Recognise healthy body systemsHLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
Elective UnitsSpecialised Aged Care Units
CHCCCS017 – Provide Loss & Grief SupportCHCAGE011 – Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS033 – Identify & Report AbuseCHCPAL003 – Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTHPS006 – Assist Clients with MedicationCHCAGE013 – Work effectively in aged care
FREE – HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely (Statement of Attainment)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Getting started in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) is easy! 

There’s no previous academic or work experience requirements to enrol. However there are some minimum eligibility requirements all students have to meet including:

AGE REQUIREMENT

Domestic Students - 16+ years old*
International Students - 18 years old.

ACCESS TO A COMPUTER & INTERNET

Students must have access to a computer and reliable internet connection in order to complete any online components of your course.

WRITTEN & VERBAL

Students must possess basic proficiency in written and verbal English.

PHYSICAL FITNESS

Students must possess basic physical fitness to perform manual tasks such as moving patients.

*Domestic students under the age of 18 must submit a signed Parental Consent Form before starting their course.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

International students looking to join our CRICOS registered Individual Support course must meet the following eligibility criteria:

LEARNING TO FIT YOUR SCHEDULE

In addition to your regular classes, you’ll be required to attend at least five in-person, practical sessions including your HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely course.

These sessions are designed to give you crucial hands-on experience that builds your practical knowledge and skills to effectively work in the aged care industry.

We’re all about giving you the flexibility to tailor your learning to your lifestyle. After enrolment, you’ll be able to select your practical sessions to fit around your schedule.

MORE ABOUT YOUR WORK PLACEMENT

To complete your Aged Care course you must complete 120 hours of vocational placement in a relevant industry workplace.

Before commencing work placement you must meet all the following requirements.

All costs associated with these requirements are the student’s responsibility.

Please note: requirements for work placement can vary in certain jurisdictions. Consult with our education team for more details prior to commencing your placement.

COURSE FEES

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

Domestic Students can enrol in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) for $599.

Students are required to pay a $100 non-refundable deposit on enrolment with the balance of the course due at a later date.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International Student pricing starts at $4,500 (AUD). Flexible payment options are available. Please contact our enrollment specialist for a detailed quote.

Want to learn more?

Get in touch with our specialist enrollment team to learn more about Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Yes, work placement is integral to a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing). A simulated workplace environment can’t substitute real workplaces in ensuring you’ve embodied the care outcomes of an aged care course.

To obtain a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), you can enrol in our comprehensive course. We offer flexible learning options, including self-paced online modules and in-person practical workshops. Our experienced trainers will guide you through the course material, ensuring you acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in aged care. Visit our website to enrol today and take the first step towards a rewarding career in caring for the elderly.

No. A portion of the course must be completed online, but the practical skills required for aged care demand in-person training. Therefore, there is no online training or distance learning available for aged care courses.

Necessary skills include practical training in infection prevention and control policies and assisting clients with medication.

The duration of our Aged Care course varies depending on your individual learning pace and preferences.

For domestic students, our course typically ranges from 3 to 12 months. With self-paced online learning modules, you have the flexibility to study at your own convenience.

International students can complete the course in 26 weeks, attending face-to-face classes two days a week.

Our blended learning approach combines theoretical knowledge with practical hands-on experience, ensuring you graduate with the skills and confidence needed to succeed in the aged care industry.

Aged Care courses are designed to prepare individuals for a rewarding career in the aged care sector.

Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical training, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge required to provide high-quality care and support to elderly clients.

From assisting with daily activities to promoting independence and well-being, our comprehensive curriculum covers all aspects of aged care, ensuring you graduate fully equipped to meet the needs of elderly clients in various care settings.

While a certificate is not always mandatory, obtaining a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) significantly enhances your job prospects and ensures you have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide quality care to elderly clients. Employers in the aged care sector often prefer candidates with formal qualifications, as it demonstrates their commitment to the profession and readiness for the role. By obtaining a certificate, you’ll increase your chances of securing employment and advancing your career in the aged care industry.

 

Definitely! 

Certificate III in Individual Support can be completed with an Ageing or Disability speciality, or you can combine the two and specialise in both.

This is a great way to increase your job prospects and open up more opportunities in the Australian community care sector. 

To work in Aged Care, a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is highly recommended. This nationally recognised qualification equips you with the essential skills and knowledge required to provide care and support to elderly clients effectively. In addition to formal qualifications, employers may also look for attributes such as empathy, compassion, and strong communication skills. By obtaining a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), you’ll demonstrate your competency and readiness to work in the aged care sector, enhancing your employability and career prospects.

Yes. If you work with elderly people and self-education is considered upskilling or maintaining your position, course expenses are tax-deductible. Consult with an accountant or tax specialist for more information.

Finding work or volunteer opportunities in ageing support depends on your career goals. Online searches are an effective way to discover opportunities in aged care residences, hospices, retirement villages, and other facilities.

Practical placement locations may offer continued volunteering or potential employment. If you encounter difficulties, your trainer can provide guidance

Yes. Emotionally, aged care work involves caring for patients with unique, challenging, or confronting needs. However, for a compassionate and motivated person, the career outcomes can be equally rewarding.

Aged care workers face challenging situations as they provide direct client care to individuals facing life’s most confronting challenges.

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