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Course Code: CHC30208
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Just imagine having a job that rewards you day in, day out... Certificate III in Aged Care training is perfect for those wishing to become a:
The Cert III in Aged Care will teach you many facets of community and individual care. You will learn how to work effectively with older people and meet their particular care needs, and delivery care services that support individual health and emotional well-being.
Aged Care training will give you the tools you need to support older people to maintain their independence, identify healthy body systems, and provide support for people living with dementia.
Additionally, you will learn more generally how to: work effectively in the community sector; follow safety
procedures; comply with information requirements of the aged and community care sectors; communicate effectively; and how to assist clients with medication.
The Cert III in Aged Care offered by Inspire Education will provide you first-class training and student support while you undertake your studies. Experts in the field of community services, we offer a range of Nationally Accredited training options designed to meet the needs of students/trainees, businesses and industry.
The Cert 3 in Aged Care is comprised of 10 core units, and 4 electives. It is Australia’s nationally recognised and accredited qualification in aged care, and is designed for those interested in becoming a community support worker, field officer, nursing assistant, care worker, and disability service officer.
During the course of your studies you will need to organise and complete between 80-240 hours workplace-based experience in a registered aged care facility to solidify your practical experience and skills in working with elderly persons. This course has been specifically designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to work safely and effectively with elderly individuals, providing an opportunity for those with a passion for helping and community care to take a leading role in the care of our aged community.
NB: If you decide to undertake the combined aged care courses option including TWO Certificates (Aged Care and Home & Community Care), you will be required to complete TWO work placements, one with a Home and Community Care provider AND the second in an Aged Care facility.
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification, however it is recommended that students are 18 years of age or older, and have a sound understanding of English and Maths. Students are required to have the ability to read and write simple documents, and collect basic numeral data. Students must undergo a police check for a criminal background in order to work in this field.
You will need to have:
• Access to a computer (PC or Mac) with Internet
• Latest Adobe Flash Player 7
• Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader (Essential for Mac Users)
• Microsoft Word 97 or later (for PC)
RPL is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. During the enrolment process a potential Learner may discuss any prior evidence before commencing training to determine if they are eligible for RPL.
Inspire Education delivers the Certificate 3 in Aged Care CHC30208 and provides your qualification upon completion. The most popular form of training for aged care courses is self-paced online/distance learning. You will have 12 months to complete the course from your enrolment date. Inspire Education has a continual intake of students on this basis.
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