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Aged Care Work Certificate III (NRT) - Armidal Campus - On Campus - Armidale - New South Wales

  • Objectives
    You will learn about the aged care sector, interviewing and communicating with older people, and providing care and support to older people within the residential facilities.
  • Practical experience
    There is a clinical placement associated with this program.
  • Entry requirements
    This course is for people who work or want to work in the aged care sector in a range of residential aged care facilities in the community services and health industry.
  • Academic title
    Aged Care Work Certificate III (NRT)
  • Course description
    What you must do to complete the course
     
    The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
    units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
     
    You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
    completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
    statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
    top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
    saying how many you must do.
     
     
    This course meets the requirements of the Certificate III in Aged Care
    Work.  

    GROUP 1 - CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY

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    This group comprises the 9 compulsory units of competency.
     
    An additional Workplace Learning Residential Aged Care module, 4480W, has
    been included in the core to support on-the-job work based learning in
    residential aged care.
     
    GROUP 2 - ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY

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    Four units of competency are to be completed.
     
    Elective Option Group - NOMINATED ELECTIVES FOR PREFERRED PATHWAY - Provide
    advice to teachers and students.
     
    The Preferred Pathway, Group 2, Subgroup 1, contains two elective units
    which have been endorsed by industry as important areas of competence to
    achieve a vocational outcome in the aged care sector.  These are:
     
    ·   CHCCS304A   Assist with self medication, and
    ·   CHCCS405A   Work with culturally diverse clients and co-workers.
     
    However, these are not a compulsory pathway and any four electives may be
    chosen.
     
    Group 2, Subgroup 2
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    This group contains one elective unit of competency.
     
    Group 2, Subgroup 3
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    This group contains the list of electives, additional to the electives in
    Group 2, Subgroups 1 and 2 above.
     
    Group 2, Subgroup 4
    -------------------
    This group contains the two recognition modules. Learners can select two
    (2) units from other Certificate III level qualifications in the Community
    Training Package (CHC02) or the Health Training Package (HLT02) to count as
    elective units of competency for completion of the Certificate III in Aged
    Work.
     
    Group 2, Subgroup 5
    -------------------
    This group contains units which can be counted for advanced standing in
    Certificate III - in Home and Community Care and Disability Work.
     
    Learners who complete units of competency in this group will gain
    recognition in the Certificate III in Home and Community Care (CHC30202)
    TAFE Course 4482 and/or Certificate III in Disability Work (CHC30302) TAFE
    only from this group can count for completion in the Certificate III in
    Aged Care Work, because of the qualification packaging requirements set
    out in Group 2, Subgroup 4 comments above.
     
    Learners may wish to achieve additional units of competency to achieve
    related Community Services qualifications.
     
    Advice for learners to achieve the Certificate III in Home and Community
    Care:
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    Group 1, Group 2, Subgroups 1 and 5, and Groups 3 and 4 (enrichment
    groups) to satisfy the CHC30202 packaging rules:
     
    ·   Ten core units of competency - CHCAC15A, CHCAC3C, CHCCOM2B, CHCCS405A,
    CHCHC301B, CHCHC302B, CHCINF8B, CHCOHS302A, CHCCS401A, CHCDIS10B plus
    CHCHC301A
    ·   Five elective units of competency - CHCAC2C, CHCDIS1C, CHCCHILD1C,
    CHCCS304A, CHCAC1C.
     
    Advice for learners to achieve the Certificate III in Disability Work:
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Learners must complete the following list of units of competency,
    contained in Group 1, Group 2, Subgroups 1, 3 and 5, and Group 4
    containing module 4476X to satisfy CHC30302 packaging rules:
     
    ·   Eight core units of competency - CHCADMIN5C, CHCCOM2B, CHCDIS1C,
    CHCDIS2C, CHCDIS5C, CHCOHS302A, CHCORG3B, CHCCS405A
    plus module 4476X Workplace Learning in Disability 1
    ·   Six elective units of competency - CHCAC15A, CHCAC2C, CHCAC6C, CHCAD1C,
    CHCCS304A and one other elective, from the Certificate III in Aged Care
    Work, which satisfies the qualification packaging rules.
     
    GROUP 3 - UNITS TO ACHIEVE CERTIFICATE III IN HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE

    ---------------------------------------------------------------------
    These units count towards the Certificate III in Home and Community Care.
    They cannot be counted for completion in the Certificate III in Aged Care
    Work as they are higher level units in the Community Services Training
    Package (CHC02) and do not fulfil the qualification completion
    requirements.  

    Learners who complete study in the Certificate III in Disability Work
    and/or the Certificate III in Home and Community Care, through study of
    units in Group 2, Subgroup 5 and Group 3, will need to apply for
    recognition of these qualifications through the RPL process and pay the
    required fee for the testamur where appropriate.
     
    GROUP 4 - Workplace Learning modules in Certificate IIIs in Disability
    Work and Home and Community Care
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    This group contains the workplace learning modules to support on the job
    learning and assessment in the additional units listed in Group 2,
    subgroup 5 and Group 3 for the Certificate III in Disability Work (module
    4476X) and the Certificate III in Home and Community Care (module 4482F).
    These modules do not count towards course completion.
     
    GROUP 998 - TUTORIAL SUPPORT
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    Group 998 contains tutorial support to assist learners with integrated
    vocational support.
     
    GROUP 999 - ENRICHMENT SUPPORT GROUP
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    Group 999 is an enrichment group which learners may undertake if
    appropriate but the modules do not contribute to course completion.
     
    LEARNER SUPPORT
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    Learners who may require additional support will be able to co-enrol in the
    Learner Support course 9999. This course provides support for language,
    literacy and numeracy needs. There is no additional enrolment fee for this

     

    Group 1 DELIVERS COMPULSORY UNITS & WORKPLACE LEARNING MODULE 4480W

    All module/units must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs
    4480W     Workplace learning residential aged care     5     
    CHCAC15A     Provide care support which is responsive to the specific nature of dementia     45     
    CHCAC1C     Provide support to an older person     36     
    CHCAC2C     Provide personal care     100     
    CHCAC3C     Orientation to aged care work     40     
    CHCAC6C     Support the older person to meet their emotional and psychosocial needs     50     
    CHCCOM2B     Communicate appropriately with clients and colleagues     40     
    CHCINF8B     Comply with information requirements of the aged care and community care sectors     60     
    CHCOHS302A     Participate in safety procedures for direct care work     30     
    CHCORG3B     Participate in the work environment     30     


    Group 2 ELECTIVE MODULES

    1 subgroup must be completed

    At least 4 module/units must be completed

    Subgroup 1 NOMINATED ELECTIVES FOR PREFERRED PATHWAY

    At least 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs

    CHCCS304A     Assist with self medication     30     
    CHCCS405A     Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers     40      0

    Subgroup 2 FIRST AID ELECTIVES

    Only 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs
    HLTFA301B     Apply first aid     15     

    Subgroup 3 ELECTIVES

    At least 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs

    CHCAC16A     Provide food services     20     
    CHCAC17A     Support the older person to maintain their independence     20     
    CHCAC4B     Assist in the provision of an appropriate environment     10     
    CHCAD1C     Advocate for clients     50     
    CHCCS303A     Provide physical assistance with medication     60     
    CHCCS405A     Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers     40     
    CHCGROUP2C     Support group activities     30     
    CHCORG22A     Contribute to service delivery strategy     15     
    CHCPA01A     Deliver care services using a palliative approach     20     
    HLTCSD203B     Prepare and maintain beds     4     
    HLTCSD208B     Transport clients     8     
    HLTCSD306B     Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour     16     
    HLTCSD6A     Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour     16     
    HLTCSD8A     Transport clients/patients     8     
    HLTHIR404B     Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people     25     
    HLTHIR4A     Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and o     20     
    HLTMS206B     Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting     30     
    HLTMS208B     Handle waste in a health care environment     20     
    HLTMS6A     Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting     8     
    HLTMS8A     Handling waste in a health care environment     22     

    Subgroup 4 MODULES FOR RECOGNITION OF UNIT STUDY FROM OTHER TP QUALS

    At least 1 module/unit must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs

    4481V     Recognition - community services unit     1     
    4481X     Recognition - community services unit     1     


    Subgroup 5 UNITS FOR ADV. STDG.-CIII DISABILITY WORK/HOME & COMM. CARE

    At least 1 and no more than 2 module/units must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs
    CHCADMIN5C     Work within the administration protocols of the organisation     30     
    CHCCS401A     Facilitate co-operative behaviour     40     
    CHCDIS1C     Orientation to disability work     90     
    CHCDIS2C     Maintain an environment designed to empower people with disabilities     90     
    CHCDIS5C     Contribute to positive learning     60     
    CHCHC301B     Work effectively in a home and community care environment     60     
    CHCHC302B     Provide personal care in a home and community care environment     60     

    Subgroup 6 FOOD HANDLING UNITS

    All module/units must be completed

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs

    THHBCC11B     Implement food safety procedures     9     
    THHGHS01B     Follow workplace hygiene procedures     9     

    Group 3 ENRICHMENT

    You may choose modules/units from this group but they do not count towards

    course completion

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs
    CHCCHILD1C     Identify and respond to children and young people at risk of harm     18     
    CHCDIS10B     Provide care and support     70     

    Group 4 ENRICHMENT

    You may choose modules/units from this group but they do not count towards

    course completion

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs

    4476X     Workplace learning in disability - I     5     
    4482F     Workplace learning home & community care     5     

    Group 998 TUTORIAL

    Your teacher will tell you if you need to do any modules/units from this group

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs
    3989B     Integrated vocational skills     50     

    Group 999 ENRICHMENT

    You may choose modules/units from this group but they do not count towards

    course completion

    Modules/Units    Name    Hrs

    1851G     Industry orientation     18     
    4995B     Foundation skills for community serv. 1     39     
    8998A     Entry to TAFE     20

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