Certificate III in Home and Community Care CHC30312 - International
This qualification is designed to provide the skills and knowledge needed to commence a career in the Home and Community Care industry as a personal carer, community care worker or care service employee.
Workers provide services to individuals with the goal to support the clients' well-being and independence appropriate to their needs and desires.
Common positions that may be suited with this qualification are:
- Personal Care Giver/Worker
- Community Care Worker
- Home Care Worker
- Community Support Worker
- Care Assistant / Worker
- Transport Support Worker
- Planned Activity Assistance
- Food Services Deliverer
- Personal Care Assistant
- Support Worker
- Home Maintenance Worker
- Care Service Employees
- Disability Support Worker
- In Home Respite Worker
There are no pre-requisites or any training package entry requirements for this course.
- Must be 18yrs or older
- Completed year 12 or relevant industry experience
- IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent
- Before the placement commences the student will require to have a Police Check
This course is scheduled to be delivered over 26 weeks of full-time study, including term breaks. This course will require your attendance for a minimum of 20 hours per week. The course delivery is made up of both classroom based for theory and simulated skills practice, and actual workplace skills training.
The classroom theory component of the course will include: classroom activities, assignments, role play, classroom discussion and simulated exercises.
Assessments techniques to gather evidence of your competency throughout the course may include: written questions, projects and practical placements.
UNITS OF STUDY
Students will need to complete 14 Units of Competency, consisting of 9 Core and 5 Elective units;
(NB: Elective units will be selected for delivery by ETEA and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirement)
||Work effectively with older people
||Provide support to people living with dementia
||Work effectively in the community sector
||Work effectively with people with a disability
||Work effectively in home and community care
||Provide support to meet personal care needs
||Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
||Work effectively with carers
||Follow safety procedures for direct care work
||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
||Assist clients with medications (Note pre-requisite HLTAP301B)
||Advocate for clients
||Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work
||Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning is a process where a person with work experience, can have their skills and knowledge assessed, with the aim of getting a formal qualification. For more detailed information please click here.
Credit transfer assesses the initial course or subject that an individual’s using to claim access to, or the award of credit in, a destination course. The assessment determines the extent to which the client’s initial course or subject is equivalent to the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards in a qualification. This may include credit transfer based on formal learning that is outside the AQF. Click here for further details.