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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.
Go from beginner to professional community services worker with the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) from alffie, via Open Colleges.
The course is designed to get you job-ready, providing you with the skills and training you need to step directly into a support role when you finish. You'll learn how to facilitate the empowerment of older people; work with diverse people; the legal and ethical requirements for working in a care role; implement behaviour support strategies, plus much more.
While this course is offered 100% online, you'll also be required to undertake at least 160 hours of work placement to put your learning into practice and gain industry exposure.
There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.
Open Colleges recommends that students:
In this community services course, the subjects you may study include:
CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIS002 - Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIS003 - Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support
CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers.
When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists.
Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.
The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.
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Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) from alffie, via Open Colleges.
You'll graduate with job-ready skills, backed by the experience you've gained in the work placement program. As a professionally qualified aged care worker, you'll be eligible to apply for a number of direct client care roles in both residential and non-residential settings.
Open Colleges offers a number of flexible payment models to suit your lifestyle and preferences.
You can choose to pay up-front with a 10% course discount, pay 50% up-front and remainder through a payment plan, or you can pay in weekly or fortnightly installments as you study. All Open Colleges payment plans are interest free.
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