This qualification has been designed to assist students who are currently working or are seeking employment within the Aged Care, Home Care, or Disability Care settings to develop the important physical and cognitive skills required to successfully work within industry, develop meaningful professional relationships, provide person-centred support and meet the personal care needs of clients within these settings.
The qualification consists of 13 units of competency made up of 7 core units and 6 elective units. This qualification includes a mandatory 120 hour work placement.
To successfully complete this qualification students must complete the core units and 1 of the 3 specialisations listed below:
Ageing specialisation units of competency
Disability specialisation units of competency
Home and Community specialisation units of competency
Elective units have been selected in consultation with industry to ensure the best possible chance for employment. Elective units not included on this page may be available by negotiation. Elective units must meet the packaging rules within CHC33015 before being considered for inclusion.
Unit codes and titles are correct at time of publication. Codes, titles and selected elective units may change at any time without prior notification.
The ability to participate in and complete manual tasks including bending, pulling, pushing, reaching and lifting; comprehend, communicate and complete assessment tasks in English, commit to and meet set timeframes; complete studies outside of the classroom setting; complete basic computer based tasks.
Due to the nature of the industry, vaccinations are highly recommended.
Support is available to students by phone, email or through appointment based face to face meetings.
Students requiring higher levels of support can be referred to external support services by request.
Other fees may apply. For more information about fees click here.
The Certificate 3 Guarantee program, funded by the Queensland Government, may be available for Queensland based students enrolling into this qualification. Eligibility criteria applies. For further information on the Certificate 3 Guarantee program including the eligibility criteria and the Queensland Governments Certificate 3 Guarantee fact sheet click here
3 months. This course is competency based and can be completed in a shorter time frame depending on the students existing skills and knowledge and prior learning.
An extension of this period may be available depending on the students circumstances.
Course commencement dates
Face to face (Classroom based) training:
External study: Paper based and online enrolments are available for this qualification.
Course flyer / Expression of Interest