Home and Community Care


CHC30312  Certificate III in Home and Community 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 in client homes and other community settings under regular supervision within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans. These workers:
• Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in their own homes or in other community settings
• 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:

  • Care assistant / worker
  • Home maintenance worker
  • Care service employees
  • In-home respite giver
  • Community care worker
  • Personal care assistant
  • Community support worker
  • Personal care giver / worker
  • Disability support worker
  • Planned activity assistant
  • Driver
  • Transport support worker
  • Food services deliverer
  • Support worker
  • Home care worker

Pathways: Training Pathways from the qualification: CHC40108 Certificate IV in Aged Carev
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
CHCAC318B: Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A: Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411C: Work effectively in the community sector
CHCDIS301C: Work effectively with people with a disability
CHCHC311C: Work effectively in home and community care
CHCICS301B: Provide support to meet personal care needs
CHCICS302B: Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCICS304B: Work effectively with carers
CHCWHS312A: Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work
HLTHIR403C: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
HLTFA311A: HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAP301B: Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
CHCAC317A: Support older people to maintain their independence
CHCCS400C: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
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.


Dual Qualification — CHC30212 and CHC30312,Certificate-III in Aged Care & Home and Community Care, 18 Weeks, Fee $ 2000