Individual Support, Ageing and Disability - Draft 1

CHC33021_Certificate III in Individual Support_Consultation Draft 1

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Qualification description & entry requirements

QUALIFICATION CODE

CHC33021

QUALIFICATION TITLE

Certificate III in Individual Support

QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the community and residential setting who work under supervision as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support, working independently and taking responsibility for own outputs within the scope of the job role. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

 

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

 

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

 

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Packaging rules

PACKAGING RULES

13 units must be completed:

 

  • 9 core units
  • 4 elective units from the list below, consisting of:
    • at least 2 units from those units listed under Group A or B
    • the remaining units from any of the Groups A, B or C below. The units selected must be relevant to the work outcome.

 

Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Individual Support.

 

Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation as outlined below.

 

Packaging for Specialisations:

All group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

All Group A and all Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability).

 

The units selected must be relevant to the work outcome. 

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Core units

CORE UNITS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHCCCS031

Provide individualised support

CHCCCS023

Support independence and well being

CHCCCS038

Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

 

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ELECTIVE UNITS

 

Group A electives – AGEING specialisation

CHCAGE011

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCPAL003

Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Group B electives – DISABILITY specialisation

CHCDIS011

Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS013

Support community participation and social inclusion

Group C Other electives

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCAGE007

Recognise and report risk of falls

CHCAGE012

Provide food services

CHCCCS001

Address the needs of people with chronic disease

CHCCCS032

Provide basic foot care

CHCCCS017

Provide loss and grief support

CHCCCS026

Transport individuals

CHCCCS033

Respond to suspected abuse

CHCCCS034

Facilitate independent travel

CHCCCS035

Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder

CHCCCS036

Support relationships with carer and family

CHCDIS011

Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS012

Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS014

Assist with communication using augmentative and alternative communication methods

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCGRP001

Support group activities

CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

HLTAHA019

Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans

HLTHPS006

Assist clients with medication

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

TLIC3011

Transport passengers with disabilities

 

QUALIFICATION MAPPING INFORMATION

No equivalent qualification.

LINKS

Companion Volume Implementation Guide

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