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Costs

Full course  $3,250

RPL from $1,625

Govt funded place

Student Contribution $32.50

Duration

1-2 Years

Delivery location

Lawnton / online / workplace

Attendance

Full time / part time

Delivery mode

Internal / online / workplace / RPL

Course Handbook

CHC33015

Enquiries

Phone: 07 3881 3310
Email: training@spectrum.org.au
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Certificate III in Individual Support

Hands on, Immersive Learning

A truly immersive Community Services learning Experience

  • Latest Nationally recognised training
  • Trainers who actually work in the industry
  • 25 years experience in the Community Sector
  • 18 years experience as a  registered training organisation
  • High quality materials, resources and personalised support
  • The opportunity to learn and work with the best

Simply the best community sector Training.

 Learning that will immerse you in the sector and provide you with opportunities to practice your skills in a real community services environment, with real clients and hands on supervision.

From working in our respite home, to working with kids and young adults with disabilities in our vacation programs, to supporting and assisting our disability and mental health clients to achieve their outcomes, Spectrum offers you real life experiences like no other training provider.

With our main campus on the same grounds as our support, counselling and health and fitness services, from the very first moment you walk into Spectrum you will be immersed in day to day workings of a community services provider with more than 25 years experience in the field.  You may also have the opportunity to work at our respite home, to assist with clients through our community access programs, and support them to achieve the outcomes they desire while you achieve yours.

Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow 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 as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. 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.

This qualification may provide an appropriate pathway into higher level qualifications, such as those in aged care, mental health, disability and home and community care.

As an individual support worker you are employed in a job where you can empower groups in your community.  This role is a rewarding job and a great way to give back to your community by making a difference in people’s everyday lives.

Key features
  • Learn from our sector leading trainers
  • Recognition of experience and prior learning of existing workers’ experience
  • Study in a flexible manner that suits you
  • Access a range of assessment methods designed to suit your background and study goals

Units

The  Certificate III in Individual support  is made up of 13 units of competency.   Seven of these units are core units and Six are elective units.  Students must also complete 120 hours of work or work placement as part of this program.

Some units within this qualification are common to other qualifications in Community Services and Disability, therefore individual training plans can be developed to suit your background and learning needs.

View the packaging rules for the Certificate III in Individual Support and see what core and elective units you can complete.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for Spectrum Training’s Certificate III in Home and Community Care.

How to enrol

Please fill out the form below and one of our consultants will contact you regarding your enrolment.

View this qualification on the Australian Government’s training.gov.au website.