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From 1 January 2016, Certificate III in Individual Support replaced Certificate III in Aged Care and Certificate III in Home and Community Care, and Certificate III in Disability. As an Individual Support Worker, you will be able to make a difference in people’s everyday lives, supporting them to maintain their independence and standard of living.
Individual Support Course – Melbourne
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support allows an individual to receive a qualification with a focus, for example in Ageing or Disability or Home and Community depending on their area of interest.
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) OR
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) OR
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)
If a student choose more than one set of specialisation, they will receive a certificate acknowledging those specialisations example:
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability).
All electives chosen must support the overall integrity of the AQF level of this qualification and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
All students Domestic students at JTI will have a choice of undertaking this qualification in the following formats:
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability & Ageing) - 14 units Plus First Aid
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Home and Community) - 13 units Plus First Aid
- Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community & Disability) - 17 units
All students International students at JTI will have a choice of undertaking this qualification in the following format;
Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability & Ageing) - 14 units Plus First Aid
Studying more specialisations of this qualification will open a wider job market for our graduates, for they can work in Aged care sector, in Disability sector and/or in Home and community care sector. But Work placements must be undertaken in all the sectors that the specialisations relate to.
- Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care /Home and Community and /or Disability setting
- Carry out activities related to an individualised plan
- Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.
At JTI, students receive training from qualified and experienced trainers, who have worked in the industry for many years and can provide practical, real-world knowledge. We are committed to producing graduates who are impeccably trained, ensuring they have the skills and competencies to start their careers as soon as they graduate.
Job Training Institute (JTI) help people gain the qualifications they need to start their career in a range of disability specialist roles. In both government and non-government jobs, our Melbourne based disability courses equip students with the tools and skills to work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres, client homes, and other community settings.
Certificate IV in Disability (43115) combines practical modules with theory work, giving you the confidence to enter the workforce once you have graduated. You will gain high level knowledge regarding disability services, the relevant laws and regulations, and training in communicating with people with a disability.
Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (CHC43415) is for individuals who are interested in working in residential facilities and/or in community agencies and day centres. Leisure and Health workers will assist with design, implementation and evaluation of health and leisure activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to gain employment in a wide variety of organizations using your Nationally Recognized Certificate IV in Leisure and Health.
Our trainers have experience with real world knowledge to help our students understand the practical applications of the coursework. We are committed to producing graduates who will excel in the industry, providing exceptional services in their chosen career path.
JTI offer flexible study, with the certificate delivered via a blend of face-to-face,online learning and self study modes. Every student has access to a range support systems, including live online classes and trainers who are available whenever you need some guidance. Our campuses are located in various places in Melbourne, making it convenient to study disability courses and enter the community services sector in Australia.
Discover more about our disability courses in Melbourne by contacting us today. Visit our Contact Us page and leave your details, we will be back in touch as soon as possible. Alternatively, call us on 1300 144 584 and our helpful and friendly staff will be happy to discuss if the Certificate IV in Disability is right for you and help you take the first step in your new career.