Total 17-week course with:
14 weeks training
- 2 Days/Week (Contact): Consisting of face-to-face classroom based learning and practical workshops
- 3 Days/Week: Self-directed study
3-week work placement (minimum of 120 hours of Work Placement in a Residential Age Care Facility).
- Theory Assessment
- Practical Assessment
- Vocational Work Placement (on-job) Assessment
- Be at least 16 years of age, while there are no age requirements for this qualification, ATEC would like to advise that some industry partners may have a set entry aged limit for placement.
- Be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen or hold an eligible VISA.
- Have an ability to read, write and understand basic English and carry out basic mathematical calculations and undertake a pre-course Literacy/Numeracy test.
- Applicants are required to attend an interview and complete an upfront assessment of need to enter and successfully complete the qualification. Applicants who do not meet course entry requirements will be assisted with referral to the appropriate support services.
- Have the physical ability to perform practical skills as stated in some of the individual units of competency.
- Be able to gain a National Police Clearance and Aged Care DHS Clearance to undertake a vocational work placement within the aged care sector.
- Be able to commit to the course duration and time commitment.
- Flu and COVID-19 vaccination aged care stream (unless medical exempt).
$2,200.00 AUD (GST exempt)
Note: Fee for Service students (full fee paying) are required to pay a deposit (to a maximum of $1500) with the balance of fees due prior to the completion of training. Alternately, payment by direct debit can be arranged with a deposit required for this option.
$425.00 AUD (GST exempt) no concession
$167.00 AUD (GST exempt) Job Trainer eligibility required
Fees include a work shirt and tuition fees
This course may be subsidised by the Government of South Australia for eligible students. Please contact ATEC so we can assess your eligibility. https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/subsidised-eligibility
Additional Student Fees (individuals cost)
- National Police Clearance (CV Check) - $49.90 AUD
- DHS Clearance – $64.35 AUD (TGSS is free)
- First Aid (if required) - $125.00 AUD
Subsidised Training – JobTrainer
Job seekers and young people, including school leavers, can take advantage of subsidised training to learn skills for jobs in demand. Under the extension, any Australian who wants to enrol in an aged care, digital skills, disability care or childcare qualification can also access a JobTrainer place, regardless of their age, employment status or prior qualifications.
This course is subsidised by the Australian Government and Government of South Australia for eligible learners under JobTrainer or low fee subsidy. ATEC will check eligibility criteria.
Note: Tuition and incidental fees will still require contribution by learners if eligible for funding.
- Provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI). Apply for a USI
- Provision of Australian legal photo identification for enrolment purposes along with the additional ID required for the 100 points needed for your DHS/Police clearance application.
- Hold a current First Aid Certificate (if required by the organisation)
To be supplied by participant:
- Suitable, Modest attire; and
- Closed in shoes.
PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
Supplied by ATEC at training:
- Gloves, mask, apron, glasses.
- COVID handwash and cleaning equipment.
On successful completion of all requirements of this course, learners will be issued with:
- A transcript with a record of results; and a
- Certificate for the CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing).
Note: Learners who do not complete all the requirements of this course will receive a transcript for the units of competency that have been successfully completed.
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCCCS001||Address the needs of people with chronic disease|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|