Patrick Careers Academy (RTO 2658)
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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Start a meaningful new career helping others thrive with this hands-on Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) course from Patrick Careers Academy.
Designed for students seeking to work in community care and support, this course provides the knowledge, skills and experience required to work in person-centred support roles in the aged care or disability sectors, with the empathy and interpersonal skills to make a real difference.
In this course, you'll learn key aspects of individualised care, including how to follow safe work practices, work with chronic disease, support older people and people with disease or mental illness, and will learn how to work ethically and respectfully to enable clients to lead fulfilling, thriving lives. You'll have the opportunity to complete 120 hours of practical work experience as part of your studies, ensuring your graduate with workplace-ready skills and relevant hands-on experience.
The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme offers significant new opportunities for qualified care workers. After completing this course, you'll be able to seek employment working in individualised care in a variety of support roles, using your skills, knowledge and experience to have a real impact on the lives of others.
In this allied health course, the subjects you may study include:
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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) course from Patrick Careers Academy.
This qualification will enable you to seek employment in a range of care and support roles in the community services sector, including working as a care worker for older people, people with disabilities, or people with illness and disease. You'll have the opportunity to build essential interpersonal skills required to help people thrive, including critical thinking skills, and the ability to work with empathy and respect with a diverse range of people.
Wondering where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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