CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care

​         RTO 22085

CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care 

Course outline

Aged care workers are primarily responsible for providing individualised personal care to older people in aged care homes in order to maintain resident independence and support their quality of living. Aged care workers may assist with personal care duties such as showering, dressing,feeding, toileting, transport, transfer and general mobility and emotional support. They may also assist with physical care such as checking blood pressure, urinalysis, temperature, pulse, weight, blood glucose monitoring.

Course structure

The course consists of 14 units of competency: ten core units and four elective units. Elective units will be chosen to reflect the work role and required duties.

Core units

CHCAC317ASupport older people to maintain their independence
CHCAC318BWork effectively with older people
CHCAC319A​Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411CWork effectively in the community sector
CHCICS301BProvide support to meet personal care needs
CHCICS302B​Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCICS303A​Support individual health and emotional well being
CHCWHS312A Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work
CHCPA301BDeliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAP301B​Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context

Course delivery and duration

The course will be delivered through face to face delivery or blended delivery.  Learners who are new to the industry and are not currently working in this capacity will be required to participate in a 160 hour work placement in an aged care setting.

Distance learning opportunities may be available to those learners who have difficulties in attending structured learning due to their location.

Career opportunities

* Care assistant
* Personal Care Assistant/Worker
* Assistant in Nursing
* Support worker

Qualification pathways

Once the CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care has been successfully completed, participants may wish to undertake a range of Certificate IV or Diploma in Nursing which our Program Coordinators will be happy to discuss.


This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Funding: 

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