|CHCAC318B||Work effectively with older people|
|CHCAC319A||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCS411C||Work effectively in the community sector|
|CHCAC317A||Support older people to maintain their independence|
|CHCICS301B||Provide support to meet personal care needs|
|CHCICS302B||Participate in the implementation of individualised plans|
|CHCICS303A||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 healthy body systems in a health care context|
|CHCMH301C||Work effectively in mental health|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|CHCAC417A||Implement interventions with older people at risk of falls|
|HLTIN301C||Comply with infection control policies and procedures|
|Medication unit available as an elective|
There are no formal entry requirements to study the Certificate III in Aged Care.
However, it is important that we enrol you into the right program. Candidates may need to complete an eligibility assessment form, if we think this is necessary and, in some cases, we may suggest a different learning program for you.
This qualification has a minimum of 120 hours of vocational placement. The College will work with you in arranging a suitable placement for you.
Vocational placements involve observation tasks that will be conducted by a College Assessor. Where this is not possible, Student Services will discuss alternative arrangements with you.
Please note that in order to work in any federally funded aged care service in Australia, you will need to undergo a criminal record check. You will be required to pay for any criminal checks that the College conducts on your behalf.
You can complete the Certificate III in Aged Care online using the online learning platform.
It’s easy, fast and flexible!
A distance learning program offers the same flexibility as an online course but involves hard copy books instead of the online platform.
Distance education lets you complete the course at your own pace.
It’s easy, fast and perfect for those who prefer learning from a book.
Mix online learning with distance learning. Study from the books but complete the assessments online. What’s more…you only pay the same course fee.
We also offer classroom-based aged care courses. Contact us to register your interest for a classroom-based course.
This qualification is also available as an aged care traineeship. Contact Student Services for more information.
Study anywhere in Australia
Study distance or online anywhere in Australia. Course materials are delivered at no extra charge to students in all capital cities: Sydney (NSW), Canberra (ACT), Melbourne (Victoria), Perth (WA), Adelaide (SA), Brisbane (QLD), Hobart (TAS) and Darwin (NT).
Students in remote areas may be charged a small postage fee.
Competency-based learning focuses on the learner’s ability to perform selected tasks for the job role(s) which this course has been designed for.
There are no tests. Students are required to complete a range of assessments that will prove whether a student is ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’. This course has been designed to ensure that you have the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to ‘do the job’.
Assessment methods may include:
We suggest you complete this course within 12 months. Expect to study about 4 - 6 hours per unit.
National College Australia recognises the skills and knowledge gained through previous studies and/or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), ask to speak to the Student Services Manager.
Successful completion of this Aged Care course could lead to advanced standing in:
Some of the roles Aged Care learning will qualify you for: