Ageing (Individual Support)
The aged care sector is growing in Australia and worldwide and there is demand for workers in a variety of roles within residential facilities, private homes and within the community.
Develop the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience to work in both residential aged care and community-based facilities in jobs such as support worker and individual care worker, right through to team leader or support coordinator.
You will receive a minimum of 120 unpaid hours of industry experience fully coordinated by CIT. This industry placement will give you the hands-on skills to be ready for employment.
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) | CHC33015
Certificate IV in Ageing Support | CHC43015
TOTAL CIT PACKAGE: 1 year
Certificate III: 6 months Certificate IV: 6 months
2021 Semester 2 (July)
2022 Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July)
2021-2022: $7,250 per semester
Material fees: $375
Police Check: $50
Working With Vulnerable People (WWVP) Check: $135 approx
Polo shirt: $45
Material fees: $300
*Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases may happen annually in line with CIT's fee pricing review. 2021 and 2022 fees subject to change.
- Year 12 Certificate (or equivalent)
Students over the age of 20 may be eligible for adult entry with relevant practical work or other professional experience. Please refer to Entry Requirements for more information.
Students must meet one of the following English requirements:
- IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0)
- TOEFL iBT - 46
- PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band)
- Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162
- Successful completion of CIT's English for Study and Life (Upper Intermediate)
Students also require an expressed interest in working with older people in a residential setting. Applicants may be interviewed to demonstrate interest in complex client support, policies and procedures of residential aged care and supervision of other workers or a small team.
Course Subjects - Certificate III
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