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Develop the skills to care for those within the aged care, disability, or home and community care sector

This new Certificate III in Individual Support replaces three former Certificate III qualifications in Aged Care, Disability and Home and Community Care (HACC). When you undertake this new qualification you can still choose to specialise in aged care, disability work or health and community care.

Throughout your training, the focus will be on empowering and equipping you with the knowledge and competencies required by HACC workers to deliver individualised person-centred support to people who may require assistance due to ageing, disability or some other reason, both in community or residential based settings.

You will be taught how to use discretion and judgement in relation to providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

TIMETABLE
Frankston: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am to 3pm
Berwick: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9am to 3pm
Mornington Peninsula: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9am - 3.30pm

This course is covered by the Free TAFE initiative

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in this course, if you’re eligible, from 1 January 2019. Note that you will still need to pay other fees such as student services or materials fees.

Find out about your eligibility.

Course code
CHC33015
On campus
Frankston, Berwick, Bass Coast, Mornington Peninsula, In your workplace
Online
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International
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Length
Full Time, 6 months. Part Time, 1 year.
Start dates
Frankston/Berwick: 28 Jan and 15 July. Bass Coast/Mornington Peninsula: 5 Feb, 23 Apr, 16 Jul and 8 Oct.