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About This Course

Please find all the course details below. Don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require advice – our friendly Student Services Team is always happy to assist.

Course Overview

  • Care for people needing support with a Certificate III in Individual Support. This course prepares students to provide individualised support in working roles.

    Students will learn to effectively work and communicate in the health and community services industries, support independence and wellbeing for a diverse range of people, and work ethically and legally.

    Elective units provide the opportunity to learn addition skills in three specialised areas; Ageing Care, Disability Care, and Home and Community care.

    Includes 120 hours of work placement in aged care hour or community care facilities.

Course Units

  • Core Units

    • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
    • CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
    • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
    • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
    • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
    • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

    Elective Unit Fields

    • Ageing Specialisation
    • Disability Specialisation
    • Home and Community Specialisation
    • Other Electives

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will be qualified to work in the health and community service industries, and may find work in roles such as; Nursing Assistant, Residential Care Worker, Community Care Worker, Home Care Assistant, or Respite Care Worker.

University Pathways

Where & When

    • Brisbane Intake: monthly
    • Hobart Intake Date: monthly
    • Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

  • The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:

    • Education
    • Be of legal working age
    • Australian Year 10 high school certificate or equivalent; or
    • NIET entry test
    • English
    • (International student only)
    • IELTS score of 5 or equivalent; or
    • Pass NIET entry test

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $3,500
    • Offshore International student: $4,500
    • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms and conditions will be provided in the Letter Of Offer when you apply.

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  • IS THIS THE COURSE FOR YOU?

    Check the course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with our student services team if you want to discuss the course in more detail.

    ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.

    APPLY ONLINE

    If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form includes a Quick Guide section. Please read the guide first so you have everything correctly prepared before applying. After reading the guide, just contact us if you have any questions. Click the “Apply Now” button below to go to the application form and guide.

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