This qualification will get you job for a career as a care support worker or assistant.
This training specialises in providing home and community support services; and also supports relationships with carers and families.
You'll gain knowledge and skills to work effectively caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence. You'll also learn about understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
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Make a difference in people's lives.
This qualification will give you the skills to provide direct support and care to people living in aged care, community and residential care facilities. You'll gain theoretical and practical training to follow an individualised plan to support people in their homes, people with complex needs and to tailor the care and support to the individual client.
Half price fees apply!
Support people that need it the most in a career as an aged care assistant. This course specialises in providing in demand home and community support services and also supports relationships with, a wide range of people, including carers and families.
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Caring in the home and community When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant. This course specialises in providing home and community support services and also supports relationships with carers and families. You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.
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This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.
Alzheimer’s WA offers this foundation course for beginning your Aged Care career at our newly refurbished modern Training College in Shenton Park, (Includes access to specialised library resources).
The face to face training is conducted over 14 weeks in the classroom (equivalent of full time study) with an additional minimum of 140 hours of workplace experience which will be organised by Alzheimer’s WA on your behalf, including the opportunity to work in one of our specialised dementia respite houses in Perth. (Part time study options are available for existing workers.)
Our course has a strong emphasis on understanding a person centred approach to care, in particular for those living with dementia. You will have the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and expert guest speakers.
Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT) program for both Job Seekers and Existing Workers.
Contact us today on 9388 2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Home and Community) Dual Specialisation provides you with an entry level qualification into the Health, Home and Community and Aged Care Sector. You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged and home community care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety. My Flex Training provide all the necessary equipment for you to learn with and practice on whilst being supported by your trainer.
Delivered under PIT Program.
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