Quick Course Guide Certificate III in Aged Care

Course Code: CHC30212
Course Length: Full time: 14 weeks (2 days per week in class supported training) plus 120 hours of practical work in a High Care Facility. The course can also be completed to work around your current employment.
Study Mode: 2 days in class supported learning to ensure a clear understanding of each unit Assignments will also need to complete in your time out of the classroom.
Course location: Immediate Response Health & Safety Training center, Capital Place, Birtinya
Start Dates: March 2nd 2015,June 22nd 2015,October 12th 2015
Course Costs: $2100.00

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In a long-lived country like Australia, many people survive into their 80s, 90s and beyond. This abundance of elderly Australians needs considerable care, meeting their physical and psychological needs. Age care throughout Australia is one of Australia’s largest growing sections within the Health industry and the Sunshine Coast is known as the fastest growing region for retirees and people requiring support in age care facilities as we as home care their own private residence.

Immediate Response Health & Safety Training, the largest provider of Health and Safety training organization on the Sunshine Coast is proud to partner with Far North Training and Consultancy to bring to the Sunshine Coast Australia’s best training program in Age/Disability care. For those who have already given so much, you can play an integral part in ensuring their next stage of life is happy and healthy. You will be relied upon and trusted by your clients and rewarded with job satisfaction not everyone is able to experience.

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Whether you are currently employed and looking to take the next step in your career, or just starting in the community care sector, our industry-specialist trainers are fully qualified trainers and assessors and experienced in aged and community care. We use a variety of training resources, aids and methods to meet learners’ needs, including practical skills training, small class sizes, and industry equipment. Our qualifications are specifically designed for practical, supported learning with a key objective to maximise students’ employment opportunities and career progression, while providing professional, compassionate carers to the community care industry. Our training programs integrate theory, practical knowledge and skills, combined with ample opportunities for students to practice their skills and apply their knowledge, using our training equipment and clinical training facilities. If you believe you are ready to continue along your professional journey within an indispensable industry, what are you waiting for?

Where can this course take me?

Upon completion of Far North Training and Consultancy Certificate III in Aged Care employment options include: accommodation support worker, field officer, assistant in nursing, care assistant, in-home respite worker, care service employees, care worker, community support worker, disability service officer.

What makes us different?

If you undertake the Certificate III in Aged Care with Far North Training and Consultancy, we guarantee that we will find you work placement. The opportunity to undertake work placement is the foundation to Far North Training and Consultancy approach to industry relevant training. Our work placement program provides you with an in-depth understanding of the industry. You will develop comprehensive knowledge, skills and experience. Far North Training and Consultancy work placement program will set you apart from other job candidates.  We have the training you need for the jobs you want.

Course Start Dates:

March 2nd 2015
June 22nd 2015
October 12th 2015


CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care


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This program will provide a pathway to work in carrying out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for peoples in an  aged care setting.  Carry out activities related to an individualized plan and report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.

Course Outline:

Students obtaining a ‘competent’ result for all listed competencies will achieve a Certificate III in Aged Care, achieving ‘not yet competent’ or ‘not assessed’ for any Unit of Competency will receive a Statement of Attainment for those units that they have demonstrated competency in.


Course duration is 14 weeks, 2 days per week on Mondays & Fridays and can be completed in the workplace.

Key Outcomes:

The objectives of this qualification are to deliver quality training to students to enable them to work in the Aged Care sector. The qualification entitles students to work in complex care settings and in a supervisory capacity. Students will gain sound theoretical and work based placement in aged and community settings. This will prepare students to be work ready and apply their training across a variety of aged and community settings.

Core units:

  • CHCAC317A – Support older people to maintain their independence.
  • CHCAC318B – Work effectively with older people.
  • CHCAC319A – Provide support to people living with dementia.
  • CHCCS411C – Work effectively in the community sector.
  • CHCCICS301B – Provide support to meet personal care needs.
  • CHCICS302B – Participate in the implementation of individualized plans.
  • CHCCIS303A – Support individual health and emotional well being.
  • CHCWHS312A – Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work.
  • CHCPA301B – Deliver care services using a palliative approach.
  • HLTAP301B – Recognise body systems in a health care context.

Elective Units:

  • HLTHIR403C – Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers.
  • CHCHC311C – Work effectively in home and community care.
  • CHCICS304B – Work effectively with carers.
  • CHCDIS301C – Work effectively with people with a disability.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where a student may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training.