The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community Specialisation) provides enrolled students with an entry level qualification into the Home and Community and Age Care Sector. This nationally recognized qualification is recognized in all States and Territories in Australia. This course is designed for individuals wanting to work in clients’ home environment, community groups and other residential settings.
You can also choose multiple specialisation, for more information please visit http://www.auscaregroup.com.au/services/training-services/
Perth Campus: 184A Shepperton Road, East Victoria Park, WA Perth 6101
Course Start Dates
Every Monday (unless it falls on a public holiday). The cut off for enrolment will be the Friday the week before.
Course Duration and Schedule:
As described earlier, Competency Based Training is based on the learner being able to demonstrate their skills and knowledge. Some students may take longer to do this. Auscare offers support to all students and can arrange for further training should competency not be demonstrated in the period detailed here.
*Should the class schedule change for any reason, you will be advised of the change as soon as possible.
Mode of Delivery:
This course will be delivered face-to-face in class and comprise of both theory and practical components. It also involves on the job practical training (work placement). Learners are also required to complete self-study and research/project work.
As a requirement of this qualification, you need to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in an approved facility. Auscare has agreements in place with various facilities around Perth Metropolitan area enabling 4 weeks of full time work placement for each student.
These centres include:
Note: We are unable to guarantee that work placement will take place immediately after the Face-to-Face delivery. This can cause a break in between the Face-to-Face delivery and work placement, which may affect the end date of the qualification.
Units to Complete
You will need to complete the following 13 units to successfully achieve the qualification. The units fall under three categories – Core, Compulsory and Elective.
The elective units have been selected to meet the requirements of the work placements.
|CODES||UNITS||Home and Community Specialisation|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support||Core|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being||Core|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health and community services||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||Core|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for client care||Core|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs||Compulsory|
|CHCDIS002||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports||Elective|
|CHCDIS003||Support community participation and social inclusion||Elective|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability||Compulsory|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families||Compulsory|
|CHCHCS001||Provide home and community support Service||Compulsory|
|The student is required to pay a deposit of 50% of the Tuition Fee plus the $100 Resources Fee upon enrolment. The balance is payable 2 weeks prior to the end of the classroom training. Please refer to our Refund Policy before application.|
|Recognition of Prior Learning (IPL) is charged at $77 per unit of competency.|
|Payment Options:||Cash, Credit Card (+1.55% credit card fee) or electronic transfer|
|Minimum Age:||Applicants must be 18 years of age or above at course commencement|
|Entry Requirements||No minimum education standard is set as a prerequisite to entry to this course. However, you should be aware that as the sector works closely with bodily functions, medical and anatomy terms are used and must be understood, therefore a general command of spoken and written English, ability to communicate with colleagues and clients as well as the ability to read and write a simple report is required. This course requires the satisfactory completion of oral and written tasks.|
These documents must be submitted by the applicant and reviewed by Auscare prior to work placement.
How to Apply
The application process involves:
Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.
Due to the nature of this qualification, local students may be entitled to various funding options such as Austudy and Youth Allowance. For more information, please contact Centrelink on 13 24 90.