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Course Details - CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Mark Oliphant College)

NASSSA TitleCertificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
QualificationCHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
RTOEnhance Training (National Code 40387)
Host OrganisationMark Oliphant College
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionBecome a positive impact on the lives of people living with a disability by supporting their needs with a practical hands-on approach. Enhance Training will guide students with the theory and practical skills to assist people in reaching their individual goals and develop independence through a person-centered approach. Students will learn how to support, meet and maintain personal care, activities related to individualised plans, contribute to skill development and maintenance.
PathwaysThe Certificate III in Individual Support gives students the experience and expertise to support people with disabilities and provides a pathway into a Certificate IV in Disability. Successful completion of this course provides students with the opportunity to be employed in a variety of home, community or residential facility-based support worker positions for individuals living with a disability. Enhance Training also provides students with employment opportunities and pathways for disability care jobs within Hessel Group and with other external employers, if eligible. Potential Employment Pathways • Accommodation Support Worker • Care Worker • Community Support Worker • Disability Support Worker • Field Officer Carer • Personal Care Assistant • Residential care worker • Support Worker
Entry RequirementsStudents should have a minimum satisfactory pass of Year 10 English. Students should have a genuine interest in developing skills and knowledge related to working in the Disability Services sector. Information Session/Immersion Day will be conducted to those interested students during Term 4 to assess suitability in the course. Students will need to undertake Upfront Assessment of Needs (UAoN) which will include a suitability interview and language literacy and numeracy assessment (LLN) before enrolment.
Other RequirementsStudents are expected to provide all stationery needs – pen/paper as well as be open to sending assessments electronically. Additional fee is payable for Department of Human Services (DHS) child related clearance. Students must be able to complete a minimum of 120 hours work placement in addition to the face to face class schedule.
Delivery Location(s)Mark Oliphant College B-12, 99 Douglas Drive, MUNNO PARA, SA, 5115
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Mark Oliphant College B-12 on Thursdays from 09:00 until 15:00.
Commencement date 06/02/20.
Minimum 120 hours work placement to be completed during the course, details planned individually.
Work Placement20 days
Duration of placement in total is 120 hours (20 days) as per qualification requirements. Work Placement will be facilitated in block placements during school holidays. A formal timetable will be prepared. Prior to work placement commencing, a placement orientation presentation will be facilitated to all students detailing work placement duties but also on professional behaviour and etiquette. Site visits to centre will also be organised. Forms and other organisational template documentations from employer will be shared with students prior to placement. Presentations from Employers (including other disability support workers) will be part of the placement orientation. Participants will be matched up with a dedicated "Work Placement Buddy" in the work placement to support them through the structured work placement. While students will be responsible for contacting employers to arrange work placement (as a work ready exercise), Enhance will provide comprehensive support to all students through this process.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 90 SACE credits
660 Nominal Hours.
Units Of Competency
CoreCHCCCS015 Provide individualised support30 nominal hours
 CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeing80 nominal hours
 CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services30 nominal hours
 CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40 nominal hours
 CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically55 nominal hours
 HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems70 nominal hours
 HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care25 nominal hours
ElectiveCHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach40 nominal hours
 CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports50 nominal hours
 CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion60 nominal hours
 CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability100 nominal hours
 CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs60 nominal hours
 HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid response in an education and care setting20 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$2,550.00 including GST
(TGSS eligible = $550.00)
Other Costs$62.15 including GST
Department of Human Services (DHS) screening. $62.15. To be organised and paid by home school during enrolment process.

Some employers require RAN training. Responsibility for this cost belongs to the student’s home school.
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $250.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $1,000.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    15
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessStudents will need to undertake Upfront Assessment of Needs (UAoN) which will include a suitability interview and language literacy and numeracy assessment (LLN) before enrolment. This will occur in Term 4 of 2019.
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation for all students will be on the first day of training
Public TransportTrain to Smithfield Station Interchange, stand at Zone A stop, 30 Anderson Walk Smithfield, get on Bus 461, get off at Stop 79E Newton Boulevard.
Contact PersonMs Angie Corbo, Phone 8209 1600, Mobile 0437 163 663, Fax 8209 1650, Email
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