Aged Care

Certificate III in Aged Care

SkillNet is a trusted provider of Aged Care training to workers to help support our elderly in local communities

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Course at a Glance


Certificate III in Aged Care CHC30212


Blended Mode: Classes + Self-Study


5 to 12 months

Start Date


First Aid Required?

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (or equivalent)

Work Experience

120 hrs of work placement


Recognition of Prior Learning pathway and Credit Transfer are available

Payment Options

  • Monthly installments
  • Government fee subsidies for eligible candidates
  • Residential care worker ● Nursing Assistant ● Community Care Worker ● Home care assistant ● Field officer ● Personal care worker

    Disability and Aged Care Career Prospect

    Australian Government Job Outlook

    Average income for Aged Care and Disability Care Workers $900/week before tax and super (ABS Survey Aug 2013)

    SkillNet Australia

    Full Time Aged Care and Disability Care workers work an average of 37.5 hrs per week (ABS Labour Force Survey 2014)

    SkillNet Australia

    Aged Care and Disabled Care jobs will be in much more demand compared to the growth in other vocations.

    Aged Care and Disability Care Jobs

    Almost half of Aged Care and Disabled Care workers have completed Certificate 3 or 4 (ABS Survey 2014)

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    Course Details

    This qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

    These workers:
    – 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.

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