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Individual Support (Ageing) - Certificate III (CHC33015-02V02)
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Career area: Community Services 
Study area: HUMAN WELFARE STUDIES AND SERVICES 
National code: CHC33015  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Bega  Flexible  18 Weeks 7-Feb-2017  Tue, Thu 
Cooma  Full Time  36 Weeks 31-Jan-2017  Tue 
Goulburn  Full Time  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon, Thu 
Moruya  Part Time Day  18 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon, Thu 
Moss Vale  Full Time  18 Weeks 31-Jan-2017  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Nowra  Full Time  18 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 
Nowra  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Thu, Fri 
Queanbeyan  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon 
Shellharbour  Full Time  18 Weeks 31-Jan-2017  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Ulladulla  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Tue, Wed 
Wollongong  Full Time  18 Weeks 6-Feb-2017  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 
Yass  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon 
Features: Traineeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency. 
Other requirements: WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification 
Learning pathways: CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university 
Specialisation: (Ageing) 
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children�s centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Bega
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Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17BEG-013 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday and Thursday Time: 9:00am-2:30pm Block: H Floor: G Room: 3 
Hours per week: 10 
Starting from: 7 February 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 2:30pm
About: Course costs and requirements: Text book approx $70 but some copies available in library and from teacher; 1st Aid Book approx $20 You will be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing.
National Police Check (current price available on Australian Federal Police website)
• Working With Children Check (free to students)
• You are responsible for travel costs to work placement and field trips.
Further information will be provided at your first class.
Access to internet ( you can use the TAFE library)

This qualification will require you to work in a simulated aged care setting as well as undertake 120 hours unpaid mandated clinical placement. You will be responsible for the cost of a National Criminal Record Check (compulsory) and vaccinations (recommended).

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers for people who are ageing, both in residential care and living in the community.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: Having a criminal record may prevent you undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry. 
Comments: Classes start on Tuesday 7 February 2017. Classes will most likely run on Tuesdays and Thursdays 09:00 to 14:30 but this is yet to be confirmed. You will also be required to attend a compulsory work placement for 3 weeks at end of Semester

If you are over 18 years of age, you are required to provide a NATIONAL POLICE CERTIFICATE (Criminal Record Check) and a Working With Children Check on your FIRST DAY OF CLASS,

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Cooma
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Cooma Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17CMA-010 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday Time: 09:00am Block: L Floor: First Room: 05 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 31 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.

You can talk to staff about any further questions you have at one of the following sessions:
Choices Day is 6 December at Cooma campus, starting at 03;00pm. If you read this after 6 December, there will still be the following opportunities to ring and discuss this and other courses.
You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100) and student learner guides (approximately $90).
You will also be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing (white polo shirt, black/navy pants and black/navy enclosed shoes with non-slip soles).
You will be required to get a National Police Check (approximately $49) at your own expense.
Having a criminal record may prevent you from undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry.

Volume of Learning
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: Choices Day is 6 December 2016 at Cooma Campus, starting at 02:00pm. If you read this after 6 December, there will still be the following opportunities to come and discuss this and other courses.
Please be aware that offers of places will already have been made, and we can then only offer you any remaining available places. 
Comments: Classes start Tuesday 31 January 2017 in Block: 10 Floor: First room: 05 and it is one day a week from 09:00am - 03.30pm .

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Goulburn
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Goulburn Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17GLB-013 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday and Thursday Time: 9:00am-2:00pm Block: A Floor: 1 Room: 26 
Hours per week: 10 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 2:00pm
About: You will be required to undertake 120hrs of on the job learning. This may include early and late shifts.

This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.

You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100) and student learner guides (approximately $90).
You will also be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing (white polo shirt, black/navy pants and black/navy enclosed shoes with non-slip soles).
You will be required to get a National Police Check (approximately $49) at your own expense.
Having a criminal record may prevent you from undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Classes start Monday 30 January 2017 in Block: A Floor: First Room: 26.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Moruya
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moruya Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17MRY-020 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday and Thursday Time: 09:00am Block A Floor: First Room: 06 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 3:00pm
About: Students are also required to complete 120 hours of work placement in an Aged Care facility. Students are required to undergo a National Police check to enable the work placement to take place. Students are required to attend 2 days per week for a semester. Mondays and Thursdays 09:00am- 03:00pm Students are also required to complete 120 hours of work placement in an Aged Care facility. Students are required to undergo a National Police check to enable the work placement to take place.



Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Classes commence on Monday 30 January 2017 at 9:00am in Block: A Floor: First Room: 06 Moruya Campus.
This will be an orientation session where learners will be provided with their timetable, text book requirements and a student orientation package. If you are claiming recognition, you will need to bring evidence of your previous studies and work-related evidence to your orientation session.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: Having a criminal record may prevent you undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry. 
Comments: Classes commence on Monday 30 January 2017 at 09:00am in Block A Floor: First Room: 06, Moruya Campus.
This will be an orientation session where learners will be provided with their timetable, text book requirements and a student orientation package.
If you are claiming recognition, you will need to bring evidence of your previous studies and work-related evidence to your orientation session.

If you are over 18 years of age, you are required to provide a NATIONAL POLICE CERTIFICATE (Criminal Record Check) and a Working With Children Check on your FIRST DAY OF CLASS,

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Moss Vale
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moss Vale Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17MVL-015 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Time: 09:30am Block: A Floor: First Room: 26. 
Hours per week: 18 
Starting from: 31 January 2017 
Times: 9:30am to 3:00pm
About: This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.
Text book required, approx. $90:00


You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100) and student learner guides (approximately $90).
You will also be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing (white polo shirt, black/navy pants and black/navy enclosed shoes with non-slip soles).
You will be required to get a National Police Check (approximately $49) at your own expVolume of Learning Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Classes start Tuesday 31 January 2017 in Block: A Floor: First Room: 26.

Choices Day is 3 December at Moss Vale Campus at 09:00am. If you read this after 3 December, there will still be the following opportunities to come and discuss this and other courses.
You can talk to staff about any further questions you have at the following session: Choices Day 3 December 9:00am - 13:00pm at Moss Vale campus.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.


You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for mRecognition Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17NWR-001 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 09:15am to 02:45pm. Block: L Floor: Room: 105 
Hours per week: 20 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
About: This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.

You can talk to staff about any further questions you have at one of the following sessions:
Choices Day is 3rd December at Nowra campus, starting at 9am. If you read this after 3rd December, there will still be the following opportunities to come and discuss this and other courses. Please be aware that offers of places will already have been made, and we can then only offer you any remaining available places. 12 noon Thursday Dec 8th room F104; 12 noonTuesday 17th January room F104 or 12 noon Wed 25th January room F104 You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100) and student learner guides (approximately $90).
You will also be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing (white polo shirt, black/navy pants and black/navy enclosed shoes with non-slip soles).
You will be required to get a National Police Check (approximately $49) at your own expense.
Having a criminal record may prevent you from undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry.
Volume of Learning
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: Choices Day is 3rd December at Nowra campus, starting at 9am. If you read this after 3rd December, there will still be the following opportunities to come and discuss this and other courses. Please be aware that offers of places will already have been made, and we can then only offer you any remaining available places. 12 noon Thursday Dec 8th room F104; 12 noonTuesday 17th January room F104 or 12 noon Wed 25th January room F104 
Comments: Classes start Monday 30 January 2017 in Room 105 Floor: L Timetable: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 09:15am to 02:45pm.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17NWR-003 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Thursday and Friday 9:15-14:45. You will be required to undertake 120hrs of on the job learning. This may include early and late shifts. 
Hours per week: 10 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:15am to 2:45pm
About: Volume of Learning Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: ”Classes start Monday 30 January 2017 Location: Block: L Floor: 1 Room: 5 Thursday and Friday 9:15-14:45. You will be required to undertake 120hrs of on the job learning. This may include early and late shifts.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.


You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for mRecognition Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Queanbeyan
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Queanbeyan Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17QBY-020 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday Time: 9:00am Block: G Floor: Ground Room: 01. 
Hours per week: 6.5 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: You will be required to undertake 120hrs of on the job learning. This may include early and late shifts.


This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.

You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100) and student learner guides (approximately $90).
You will also be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing (white polo shirt, black/navy pants and black/navy enclosed shoes with non-slip soles).
You will be required to get a National Police Check (approximately $49) at your own expense.
Having a criminal record may prevent you from undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

You can talk to staff about any further questions you have at one of the following sessions:
Choices Day is 3 December at Queanbeyan Campus.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Classes start Monday 30 January 2016 in at Queanbeyan Campus. Timetable: Monday 09:00am - 16:00pm.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17SHB-014 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Time: 9:00am-2:30pm Block: D Floor: G Room: 20 
Hours per week: 15 
Starting from: 31 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 2:30pm
About: You will be required to undertake 120 hrs of on the job learning. - this will be arranged by TAFE NSW and may include early and late shifts.

This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.

You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100) and student learner guides (approximately $90).
You will also be responsible for costs associated with on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing (white polo shirt, black/navy pants and black/navy enclosed shoes with non-slip soles).
You will be required to get a National Police Check (approximately $49) and vaccinations at your own expense.
Having a criminal record may prevent you from undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

You can talk to staff about any further questions you have at one of the following sessions:
Choices Day is 3 December at Wollongong campus, starting at 9am. If you read this after 3 December, there will still be the following opportunities to come and discuss this and other courses. Please be aware that offers of places will already have been made, and we can then only offer you any remaining available places.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Classes start Tuesday 31 January 2017 in room DG20.

Recognition Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Ulladulla
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Ulladulla Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17ULL-020 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s:Tuesday, Wednesday Time: 09:30am Block: D Floor: Ground Room: 01. 
Hours per week: 10 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:30am to 2:45pm
About: This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.

You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100).
You will also be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing.
You will be required to get:
• National Police Check (current price available on Australian Federal Police website)
• Working With Children Check (free to students) Having a criminal record may prevent you from undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry.
It is also recommended that you attend to your vaccinations.
You will need access to internet ( you can use the TAFE library) Further information will be provided at your first class.

Volume of Learning Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Other information: You can talk to staff about any further questions you have at one of the following sessions:Choices Day is 3rd December at Ulladulla campus, starting at 9am. If you read this after 3 December, there will still be the following opportunities to come and discuss this and other courses. Please be aware that offers of places will already have been made, and we can then only offer you any remaining available places. For further information contact Customer Service Ulladulla 44549200 or Liz Henigan (before 10/10/2016 or after 16/1/2017) on 44219880 
Comments: Classes start Tuesday 31 January 2017 Block: D Floor: Ground Room: 01. Time: 09:30am - 14:45pm.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.


You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for mRecognition Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17WLG-005 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Time: 09:00am Block: Floor: Room: 
Hours per week: 20 
Starting from: 6 February 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 2:30pm
About: Days of attendance are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 09:00 am - 02.30 pm. You will be required to attend on one Friday for Provide First Aid. Additionally you will be required to undertake 120 hours of work placment. This may include early and late shifts on all days of the week.

Volume of Learning Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

”This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.

You can talk to staff about any further questions you have at the following information session:
Choices Day is 3rd December at Wollongong campus 9am - 1 pm.
You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100) and student learner guides (approximately $90).
You will also be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing (white polo shirt, black/navy pants and black/navy enclosed shoes with non-slip soles).
You will be required to get a National Police Check (approximately $49) at your own expense.
Having a criminal record may prevent you from undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry.
If you are over 18 years of age, you are required to provide a NATIONAL POLICE CERTIFICATE (Criminal Record Check) and a Working With Children Check on your FIRST DAY OF CLASS.

Volume of Learning
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Classes start Monday 6 February 2017 in Block: A Floor: 2 Room 27 09:00 am. Timetable: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 09:00am - 02.30pm

Recognition Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Yass
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Yass Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 
Offering code: 17YAS-009 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday Time: 9:00am-4:00pm Block: D Floor: G Room: 1 
Hours per week: 6.5 
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
Times: 9:00am to 2:00pm
About: Monday weekly. You will be required to undertake 120hrs of on the job learning. This may include early and late shifts.

This course is suitable for people who want to be front-line support workers with people who are ageing, in a residential care or in community based care.

You will be required to purchase a textbook (approximately $100) and student learner guides (approximately $90).
You will also be responsible for travel costs to complete on the job learning activities and field trips, and for appropriate clothing (white polo shirt, black/navy pants and black/navy enclosed shoes with non-slip soles).
You will be required to get a National Police Check (approximately $49) at your own expense.
Having a criminal record may prevent you from undertaking work placement, and therefore prevent your successful completion of the course. It is also likely to prevent you from obtaining work in the industry.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 517 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

You can talk to staff about any further questions you have at one of the following sessions:
Choices Day is 3 December at Yass Campus, starting at 9am. If you read this after 3 December, there will still be the following opportunities to come and discuss this and other courses contacting the Yass Campus Customer Service Centre (Main office).
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,450
Second qualification $1,750
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,100
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Classes start Monday 30 January 2017 at Yass Campus

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123