Who is this course designed for?
Our nationally recognized Certificate III in Individual Support provides knowledge and skills to work in care roles in the community and/or residential settings.
We aim at equipping the students with not only the knowledge, but also the skills to excel in the field they are pursuing. This course will prepare participants to follow an individualized plan to provide support and meet personal care needs, implement individualized plans and empower those with disabilities. Participants will have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centered support. Potential career outcomes after course completion are: Accommodation Support Worker, Care Assistant, Community Care Worker, Disability Support Worker, and Residential Care Officer.
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.
- Be 18 years or over
- Be sufficiently proficient in English (read, write and speak) to be able to work successfully in a highly regulated environment
- Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
Pre Training Review (PTR)
A pre training interview would be conducted with the applicant by a Frontier representative. This interview will help us identify your prior experience, existing knowledge, skills and suitability for the course. Pre Training Review will be valuable in determining additional support and/or reasonable adjustment required for you to successfully complete the course.
Language, Literacy & Numeracy
Applicants must undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment during their induction session prior to beginning the qualification. Results will be assessed on an individual level by the assessor.
Depending upon the level of support required for the language, literacy or numeracy an alternative training and assessment methods may be used or the learners will be recommended to pursue Foundation Skills program, which will help them fulfil the LLN gap and achieve the qualification.