Certificate III in Aged Care
SkillNet is a trusted provider of Aged Care training to workers to help support our elderly in local communities
Certificate III in Aged Care CHC30212
Blended Mode: Classes + Self-Study
5 to 12 months
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (or equivalent)
120 hrs of work placement
Recognition of Prior Learning pathway and Credit Transfer are available
Australian Government Job Outlook
Average income for Aged Care and Disability Care Workers $900/week before tax and super (ABS Survey Aug 2013)
Full Time Aged Care and Disability Care workers work an average of 37.5 hrs per week (ABS Labour Force Survey 2014)
Aged Care and Disabled Care jobs will be in much more demand compared to the growth in other vocations.
Almost half of Aged Care and Disabled Care workers have completed Certificate 3 or 4 (ABS Survey 2014)
This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.
– Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care setting
– Carry out activities related to an individualised plan
– Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.
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
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
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
1 Mar 2016 (PM)
Classes held in Lakemba and Baulkham Hills
Two classes per week + homework + work experience
We can organise your work experience through our network of employers.
Course fees range from $0 to $1910, depending upon your eligibility for reduction in fees, funded by NSW Government.