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Certificate III in Individual Support Competency

Units Of Competency

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)   CHC33015

13 Units of Competency are required for award of this qualification including:

7 compulsory (core) units and 6 elective units

Core Uints (7 compulsory)

7 Core Units

Core CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
Core CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
Core CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
Core CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
Core HLTAAP01 Recognise healthy body systems
Core HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Core CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

 

6 Elective units

There are some guidelines around which electives you can choose from

  Require Electives Other Electives
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 3 Ageing Electives 3 more
Certificate III in Individual Support (Home & Community) 4 Home & Community Electives 2 more
Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) 4 Disability Electives  

 

Aging Elective CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
Aging / Elective CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Home & Community Elective
Aging/ Elective CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs  
Home & Community Elective
Home & Community Care Elective CHCCCS025 Support Relationships with carers and families
Home & Community Elective CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
Disability Elective CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
Disability Elective CHCDIS002 Follow established behaviour support strategies ****
Disability Elective CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
Disability Elective CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths based approach
Other Electives
Critical for Ageing CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach                                      
Suggested for all CHCADV001 Support the interests and rights of clients
**** This unit of competency recommended for all qualifications

 

Units Of Competancy

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)   CHC33015

13 Units of Competancy are required for award of this qualification incluidng:

7 compulsary (core) units and 6 elective units

Core Uints (7 compulsary)

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services  

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers. This unit applies to a range of health and community service contexts where workers may communicate face-to-face, in writing or using digital media and work with limited responsibility under direct or indirect supervision

CHCLEG001  Work legally and ethically This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role. This unit applies to community services and health workers who play a proactive role in identifying and meeting their legal and ethical responsibilities.
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise, provide and monitor support services within the limits established by an individualised plan. The individualised plan refers to the support or service provision plan developed for the individual accessing the service and may have many different names in different organisations. This unit applies to workers who provide support under direct or indirect supervision in any community services or health context.
CHCCCS023  Support independence and well being

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as, physical and emotional well-being. This unit applies to workers in a range of community services contexts who provide front-line support services within the context of an established individualised plan.

 

HLTAAP001  Recognise healthy body systems

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body.   This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology.

 

HLTWHS002  Follow safe work practices for direct client care

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members. This unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, in both centre-based and home-based service provision.

 

CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.   This unit applies to all workers.

 

ELECTIVE UNITS (6 Units Elective)

Ageing Electives  

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

 

(Home & Community Elective also)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach. This unit applies to support workers in residential or community contexts.

 

CHCAGE005  Provide support to people living with dementia

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred care and support to people living with dementia. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan.

This unit applies to workers in a residential or community context, including family homes. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

CHCCCS011  Meet personal support needs  

 

(Home & Community Elective also)

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living. This unit applies to workers who provide support to people according to an established individualised plan in any community services context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Home & Community  
CHCCCS025  Support Relationships with carers and families

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work positively with the carers and families of people using the service based on an understanding of their support needs. This unit applies to workers across a range of community services contexts.

 

CHCHCS001  Provide home and community support services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a home support environment and community settings with individuals, family members, staff, visitors, suppliers and others to meet established work requirements.   This unit applies to workers in a community services context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and is carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

 

Disability Electives  
CHCDIS007  Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate the empowerment of people with disability to deliver rights based services using a person-centred approach. It should be carried out in conjunction with individualised plans. This unit applies to workers in varied disability contexts.

 

CHCDIS002  Follow established behaviour support strategies

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement behaviour support strategies outlined in an individualised behaviour support plan for a person with disability. This unit applies to workers in varied disability services contexts. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

CHCDIS003  Support community participation and social inclusion

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with supporting people with disability in community participation and social inclusion using a person-centred approach. This involves enabling people to make choices to maximise their participation in various community settings, functions and activities to enhance psycho-social well-being and lifestyle in accordance with the person’s needs and preferences.

This unit applies to workers in varied disability services contexts. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

CHCDIS001  Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths based approach

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with supporting the ongoing skill development of a person with disability. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan and using a positive, strengths-based approach.

This unit applies to individuals who work with people with disability in a range of community services and health contexts. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Other Electives  
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to care for people with life-threatening or life-limiting illness and/or normal ageing process within a palliative approach.

This unit applies to workers in a residential or community context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and is carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.          

CHCADV001 Support the interests and rights of clients

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist clients to identify their rights, voice their needs and concerns and realise their interests, rights and needs.

This unit applies to workers of all levels in a range of health or community services settings who provide services using a human rights based approach and have direct interaction with clients.

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CHC33015 Full Time Term 4 2018

Commence Monday, 22nd October 2018

(Class days 8.30am-3pm)

CHC33015 Full Time Term 2018 Summer School

Commence Monday, 26th November 2018

(Class days 8.30am-3pm)

CHC33015 Part Time Term 4 2018

Commence Tuesday, 10th October, 2018