Do you want a career in the health care sector? Have you thought about caring for the older person?
This is a great pathway for students wanting to enter the health care sector to obtain employment whilst furthering your studies after school in your chosen health care field.
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (ANMEC) has partnered with leading providers in the aged care industry to deliver a contemporary Certificate III in Individual Support that embeds the philosophy of empowering older people. The training uses evidence-based practice to support the principles of a person-centred approach and engages learners to deliver care that places the client at the centre of service with inclusive decision- making and informed client choices about activities of daily living.
ANMEC offers the Ageing specialisation
The Aged Care and Home Care sectors desperately need workers as over 200,000 Aged Care workers are due to retire in the next 15 years (Aged Care Workforce Final Report 2012 DoHA).
To enter the Health Care workforce, you will need to study one of the following certificates:
- CHC330021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
ANMEC can provide the skills and knowledge that you need through the following delivery option:
12 month course part time – Delivered at ANMEC, comprising of classroom, online learning and workplace practice. This program is a VET in School program, where students complete it as part of the SACE year 11 and 12 points.
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Process to enrol into the course:
- Read the below course information and course flyer
- Contact your VET Coordinator
Speak with your VET Coordinator
Year 12’s 1 year
Year 11’s 5 school terms
Year 11 & 12 2 orientation sessions to be held in Term 4 2023
Structured Work Placement
Students undertake a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. At ANMEC, these are conducted in 1 or 2 week blocks during school holidays.
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (ANMEC)
191 Torrens Road, Ridleyton SA 5008
- Must be turning 16 in the year of study
- Australian Citizen, permanent resident or eligible VISA holder
- Must not have exhausted personal allocation of government funding
The Certificate III in Individual Support is subsidised under the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative and is available for eligible students.
Eligibility criteria apply.
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$460 rest of course is subsidised under the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training Initiative.
No pre-requisites to study this qualification, however suitable students:
- In year 11 or 12
- Must be turning at least 16 in the year of study
- Have a passion for being part of the Health Service Industry
- Attended 2 orientation sessions in Term 4 2023
- An appointment with the VET Coordinator or Counsellor in your school is required to enrol in this course
- National Police Clearance (National Crime Check) and relevant DHS Clearances (at students own expense)
Possible job roles include:
- Personal Care Worker – Aged Care
- Home Care Worker
- Enrolled Nursing
Qualifications & skills covered
This qualification reflects the role of care workers in residential aged care, home & community workforce who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people.
This course delivered by health care leaders, will ensure that you receive current industry knowledge & skills to prepare you for the role of a care worker in the health care sector.
You will experience first hand the practical teaching of skills & knowledge required to be successful in your chosen health care career & feel confident on placement to practice these skills when providing care.
Course completion requirements:
- CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
- 15 units must be completed - 9 core units and 6 elective units
- Students must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
ANMEC are obligated under the training standards to ensure that students commencing study are fully informed of the course requirement and course fees, and aim for successful completion of the qualification & potential employment in the health care sector. In order to do this, ANMEC requires applicants to successfully complete the VETRO process as a way to determine this.
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