Gain the skills and knowledge you require to start in the rewarding Aged Care industry by commencing your Aged Care training with Selmar. The Certificate III in Individual Support is an entry level qualification for those who want to work in Aged Care. Because of the rise in our ageing population, Aged Care work is one of Australia’s fastest growing industries. In fact 830,000 Aged Care workers are needed by 2050. That’s a massive 272% increase.
(Source: Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council)
This is a wonderful opportunity for people seeking a career change or those that are getting back into the workforce and are looking for meaningful employment. The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is designed to prepare candidates to work in the demanding Aged Care Industry.
Selmar offers Aged Care training through a workplace traineeship as well as on campus in St. Kilda. Our experienced and supportive Aged Care facilitators will be with you every step of the way delivering quality and relevant learning opportunities.
Call us on 1300 88 94 91 to find out more about Selmar’s Aged Care training.
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people – (140 hours of practical placement must be completed prior to this unit being deemed competent)
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people – (140 hours of practical placement must be completed prior to this unit being deemed competent)
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support – (140 hours of practical placement must be completed prior to this unit being deemed competent)
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing – (140 hours of practical placement must be completed prior to this unit being deemed competent)
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs – (140 hours of practical placement must be completed prior to this unit being deemed competent)
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia – (140 hours of practical placement must be completed prior to this unit being deemed competent)
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
- To complete Selmar’s Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community), your Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for Certificate III level study.
- A current National Police Check will be required for practical placement in an Aged Care facility.
- Completion of a course requirement form.
Potential job outcomes upon completion of Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community):
- Accommodation Support Worker
- Home Care Assistant
- Care Assistant
- Care Service Employees
- Personal Care Assistant
- Community Care Worker
- Community House Worker
- Personal Care Worker
- Community Support Worker
- Residential Care Worker
- Support Worker
Aged Care training is available in your workplace if you currently hold a position within the industry.
Selmar’s facilitators will attend your workplace monthly to offer support and guidance.
- Monthly workplace visits — all training comes to you
- One-on-one training
- Marking done on site and feedback given on the spot
- Flexible assessment methods
- Employer incentives available to support eligible students
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows assessment of the student’s previously unrecognised skills and knowledge.
Campus Based Training
Our campus is based in St Kilda and possesses state of the art facilities to assist our facilitators to deliver quality and relevant aged care courses to our students.
- Weekday and Saturday classes.
- 140 hours of practical placement organised by Selmar.
- Aged Care Simulation laboratory for practical learning.
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