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Nationally Recognised Training
Our Certificate III in Individual Support qualification prepares you to carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in aged care facilities, for people in their own homes and in other community settings.
Through our Cert III Individual Support (Ageing) course, you will learn the knowledge and skills required to assist the elderly in their everyday lives. You will gain hands-on experience that enables you to provide personal care, assist with mobility needs, identify and report hazards, all with the use of all relevant industry equipment and documentation and experienced trainers/ assessors.
Our aged care courses are very interactive, hands-on and the most fun in Perth! They reflect the needs of an aged care support worker by providing a holistic approach to training using everyday examples, demonstrations and practical experience to assist your understanding.
Our experienced trainers / assessors will guide you through everything you need to learn to work within the aged care industry, from Work Health and Safety Legislation through to caring for someone receiving Palliative care.
By attending a Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing) at Flex Training Services, you will complete four weeks of practical work experience in an aged care facility in Perth, helping you to gain valuable training in a real workplace and allowing you to practice your newly gained knowledge and skills. You can then proceed to the Disability stream or Home and Community Care stream with additional theory units and additional disability and/or home and community care specific work experience (min 2 weeks).
The Cert III in Individual Support course also includes a "work ready" workshop designed at providing you will the knowledge and tools to gain employment within the health industry as well as the following Certificates;
- Responsive Behaviours
- Manual Handling - Follow safe work practices for direct client care HTLWHS002 (valid for 12 months)
It is a requirement of this course to complete a language, literacy & numeracy test upon enrolment and provide a clear National Police Clearance.
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The units required to complete the qualification of this aged care course consist of core and elective units as follows;
CHCCCS023 - Support independence and well being
HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support
CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 - Provide support to clients living with dementia
CHCCCS009 - Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS013 - Provide basic foot care
Students will need to be able to obtain or successfully complete the following to complete the course;
- A CLEAR National Police Clearance that is less than 12 months old for the duration of the course (Application forms are available at participating Australia Post outlets or online. Once complete, present the form along with the application fee and 100 points of identification to any participating Australia Post outlet).
- Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
- Photo I.D. (Australian Driver’s License/ Proof of Age Card or Passport)
- Unique Student Identifier (USI), visit http://www.usi.gov.au.
Call us on (08) 9427 7518 to speak to one of our friendly advisers to book your aged care training