Cert III in Individual Support

Course Code: CHC33015

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered 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-centered 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.

Individual Support is separated into two streams: Ageing and HACC or Disability

The following Units of Competency are a typical example however may vary based on the Registered Training Organisation.

Individual Support – Ageing and HACC

 Units of CompetencyNominal Hours
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs60
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support30
CHCCCS023Support independence and well being80
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people50
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia65
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70
CHCHCS001Provide home and community support services50
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach60
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families70

 

Individual Support – Disability

 Units of CompetencyNominal Hours
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability100
CHCCCS023Support independence and well being80
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supports50
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support30
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia65
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70
CHCDIS001Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach40
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach60
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families70