Home and Community (Individual Support)
If you enjoy playing an important role in the lives of others, a career in home and community support could be for you.
This rewarding course will give you the skills and knowledge to work in home and community care. The Certificate IV further develops these skills, placing an emphasis on the knowledge and experience needed to provide and coordinate home and community support at a team leader or coordinator level.
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 (Home and Community) | CHC33015
Certificate IV in Ageing Support | CHC43015
TOTAL CIT PACKAGE: 1 year
Certificate III: 6 months Certificate IV: 6 months
2021 Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July)
2022 Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July)
2020-2021: Semester 1 - $7,250 Semester 2 - $7,250
Material fees: $375
Working With Vulnerable People (WWVP) Check: $135 approx
Police Check: $50
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.
- 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 people requiring support in a home and/or community setting.
Course Subjects - Certificate III
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