AGED CARE COURSE BRISBANE

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Ready to get started in the aged care industry?

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) provides an entry-level qualification allowing anyone to jumpstart a brand new career in ageing support.

This course provides students with the vital information and practical skills required to support patients who require care tailored to their needs due to age, disability, or chronic disease, among other reasons.

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 Brisbane. 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 Brisbane 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)

BRISBANE TRAINING VENUE

Level 1, 345 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000

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)

BRISBANE TRAINING VENUE

Level 1, 345 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000

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 BRISBANE AGED CARE COURSE TODAY!

There’s nothing more rewarding than being able to provide support Australia’s ageing population.

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

LocationCourse TitleInfoPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
BRISBANE CITY, QLD
Brisbane CBD Ann Street
Aged Care Course Brisbane - Aged Care Course Brisbane

Brisbane CBD Ann Street
Level 1, 345 ANN STREET
BRISBANE CITY 4000
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 Brisbane.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

In our Brisbane aged care course, students learn everything needed to care to provide person-centred support support to those with unique needs.

Students will learn to create individualised plans for patients, recognise healthy body systems, understand legal and professional responsibilities, build relationships with clients, assist with social inclusion, provide emotional support, and report risks and abuse in the workplace.

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 our Brisbane Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 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 approved aged care course in Brisbane 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) in Brisbane.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Skills Training College’s Aged Care program typically spans three weeks. The duration varies based on the student’s skill level and commitment to at-home theoretical study and work placements.

The classroom-based training involves a minimum of 15 sessions, full-time from 9 am to 5 pm daily for three weeks. The self-paced theoretical knowledge study takes approximately 30-60 hours, depending on the student’s dedication. Students must also complete a minimum of 120 hours of supervised work placement in their own time.

To work in Aged Care in Australia, a Certificate III in Individual Support is crucial. The course includes an Aged Care elective stream, a prerequisite for effective work in the Aged Care sector.

While providing personal care to a family member is possible without certification, it’s not recommended. Without completing the course, caregivers may lack a full understanding of the requirements, safe work practices, and legal responsibilities.

No. Although a portion of the course can be completed online, Aged Care requires skill sets achieved through practical training. Therefore, there’s no online or distance learning available for Aged Care courses.

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

Yes. On an emotional level, Aged Care involves caring for patients with unique and challenging needs. However, for compassionate individuals, the career outcomes can be profoundly rewarding.

Aged Care workers face challenging situations, providing direct client care to people facing life’s most confronting challenges. Each specialty, including palliative care, may expose workers to death and require identifying and reporting abuse.

Finding work, placement, or volunteer opportunities in Aged Care depends on your career goals. Online searches can help locate Aged Care facilities, often in high demand for volunteers, providing a convenient entry into community services.

Your practical placement facility may offer continued volunteer opportunities or even future employment. If finding work or a suitable work placement location is challenging, your trainer can provide guidance.

For those wanting to expand their career, complementary qualifications include Disability Care, Manual Handling, First Aid (especially CPR), and a Blue Card for working with children. While not offered through Skills Training College, a Certificate IV is the logical next step for advanced healthcare studies.

Yes, a Certificate III can be tax-deductible if you work with the elderly in a position where self-education is considered upskilling or maintaining your position. Consult with an accountant or tax specialist for more information.

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