Certificate III in Aged Care



CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care

(For Enrolment  please contact the college )


Duration: 3 – 6 months approximately for Classroom Based Training and Maximum 1 Year for online learning
Training Venue for Classroom Based Training: All across Melbourne
Tuition Fee: $1,000
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.
Job Roles:
Occupational titles may include:

Accommodation support worker Field officer
Assistant in nursing Home care assistant
Care assistant In-home respite worker
Care service employees Nursing assistant
Care worker Personal care assistant
Community care worker Personal care giver
Community house worker Personal care worker
Community support worker Residential care worker
Disability service officer (in some jurisdictions) Support worker

Pathways: Training Pathways from the qualification: CHC40108 Certificate IV in Aged Care
Entry Requirements:
There are no required entry requirements. However, it is recommended participants have adequate LLN skills and are 18 years and over. It is recommended that participants complete an LLN test.
Additional Requirement:
Participants must undertake National Police check before commencing work placement.
Course Contents/ Units of Competency
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
HLTHIR403C: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
HLTFA311A: HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCCS400C: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCAC316D: Provide food services
Delivery and Assessment Methods:
Delivery methods include classroom based training sessions based on workbook, discussions, projects, group work, role-play and self-paced learning activities through online learning. Assessment methods include written test, observation, and practicum book. There is a component of work placement where students will be assessed by the College’s assessors.
Future Career College will assist students to find work placement, however students are encouraged to find work placement by themselves.
Computer Requirements:
For online course, students will need access to a computer and the internet. For detailed requirements please contact the College.