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Course Details - National code CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (National code CHC33015) (St Francis de Sales College)

AHSPs TitleIndividual Support (Ageing) Year 2
QualificationNational code CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (National code CHC33015)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Host OrganisationSt Francis de Sales College
Course Length3 semesters (1.5 years)
2nd year students 1 semester to complete
Course DescriptionTAFESA offers students the opportunity to study the Certificate III in Individua Support (Ageing). This qualification offers pathways to employment as a Direct Care Worker in Residential or Community Aged Care. It also offers a pathway to further study in many areas including Disability Services, Leisure and Health, Enrolled and Registered Nursing. Delivery of this qualification includes formal study at TAFESA and a Structured Work Placement in a relevant setting. Information provided about this course may be subject to change.
PathwaysThis course provides pathways into Aged Care, Community Work, Disability Services, Enrolled and Registered Nursing.
Entry RequirementsMust have a strong interest in Aged Care and a moderate level of Literacy and Numeracy
Other RequirementsAll 3 certificates must be obtained prior to starting the course: 1. A DSCI clearance is required by ALL students prior to starting the course. Students must apply through their home school for this clearance. Cost is $55.00 payable to your home school. 2. A Police clearance is required and must be applied for prior to starting the course through the local police station. This is an additional cost. 3. A National Crime Check must be applied for prior to starting the course. This is an additional cost of $48.00.
Delivery Location(s)TAFE SA Mount Barker Campus, 3-5 Dumas Street, Mount Barker, SA, 5251
Dates and Times20 weekly sessions at TAFE SA Mount Barker Campus on Wednesdays from 09:00 until 15:30.
Commencement date 03/02/21.
Work Placement20 days
120 hours total (2 x 60 hours), TAFE SA allocate a placement for each student.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 95 SACE credits
95 SACE credits are achievable over the 3 semesters.
Units Of Competency
CoreCHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategies40 nominal hours
 CHCCCS023Support independence and well being80 nominal hours
 CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40 nominal hours
ElectiveCHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people50 nominal hours
 CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia65 nominal hours
 HLTAID003Provide Frist Aid18 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$3,392.50 GST exempt
Course fees may change in 2019. Course fee covers both Year 1 and Year 2.

This course is delivered by an approved Skilling South Australia training provider, and as such, students may be eligible to be funded for the Training Cost of this course under a Training Guarantee for SACE students (TGSS). ­ From January 2021, students who turn 16 in year 11 will be able to access subsidised training from the beginning of the school year. Please refer to your school's VET Coordinator for more information. This does not cover consumables.

Non-member schools – an additional 15% admin levy up to $250.00 per student
Other Costs$180.00 including GST
Included in the other course costs is the TAFE Uniform Top and Provide First Aid Course.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   20
Contact PersonMr Branden Hill, Phone 8393 1000, Email
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