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Aged Care Certificate III

Thank you for enquiring about our Certificate III in Aged Care CHC30212 Nationally Recognised Qualification. Hopefully the following information will help answer some of your questions.


Career Prospects

  • Aged care assistant
  • Assistant in nursing (AIN)
  • Care worker
  • Community support worker
  • Community care worker
  • Home care assistant
  • In-home respite worker
  • Personal care assistant (PCA)
  • Residential care worker


Recognition and Accreditation

This is the same certificate that you would receive from any other Registered Training Organisation (RTO) such as a TAFE, we are also an RTO and this certificate is a Nationally Recognised Qualification to become an aged care worker. We offer Recognition of Prior Learning once our students enrol we send out the paperwork for this and begin the process.


Course Delivery

This qualification is delivered online.  As part of the course assessment, you will need to undertake supervised work placement for a total of 80 hours in residential aged care. This placement will need to be pre-approved by OCA. This will help prepare you for professional work in the community services industry in aged care work.


Units of Study

This course has 14 Nationally Accredited Units of Competency clustered into the below 6 modules:

Module 1 Work Effectively in the Aged Care Sector

CHCCS411C Work effectively in the community sector

CHCWHS312A Follow safety procedures for direct care work

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people

HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care setting

Module 2 Working with Complex Needs in Aged Care

CHCAC319A Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCICS305B Provide behaviour support in the context of individualised plans

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

Module 3 Assist Clients with Medication

CHCCS305C Assist clients with medication (note: per-requisite HLTAP301B)

Module 4 Planning Support for Older People

CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans

CHCICS302B Support older people to maintain their independence

Module 5 Meeting Personal Care Needs of Clients

CHCICS301B Provide support to meet personal care needs

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

Module 6 Deliver Services to Clients to Promote Health & Emotional Well Being

CHCICS303A Support individual health and emotional well being

CHCPA301B Deliver care services using a palliative approach


Study Length

Total nominal hours: 543 hours | Full-time load: 25 hours/week; 22 weeks full-time | Part-time load: 12 hours/week; 45 weeks part-time Maximum 12 months access to this online course (approximately 25-30 hours to complete each unit).


Payment Options

Pay Now:                    $1795

Payment Plan:           $50 Deposit and $50 per week for 42 weeks = $2200