Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) trains you to provide support to elderly clients in an aged care setting, in their home or in the community. You will learn to provide person-centred support according to individualised plans.

Upon completion of the course, you will be a qualified Personal Care Assistant. You may choose to pursue a more in-depth understanding of the aged care industry through further studies with the Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

 

COURSE DETAIL

CRICOS Code National Code Study Duration Career Opportunity Entrance Requirement
092642D CHC33015 665 hours
(30 weeks including holidays/term break and 120 hours of compulsory practical work placement)

Face to Face Class Days:
2 days per week compulsory attendance

Self study expectation:
8 to 16 hours per week
Aged Care Worker

Personal Care Worker/Assistant (PCA)
- Completion of Year 10

- Satisfactory proficiency in Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)

Click here to view Course Structure and Units.

Click here to view the Course Guide.

Click here to view the Course Flyer.

ON-CAMPUS & FACE-TO-FACE

 

Active (Hands-on) and Continuous (Full time) learning together will enhance your understanding to a greater extent than when you study online and irregularly in small amounts.

 

  • Get into the workforce FASTER and start earning FASTER.

 

  • In a constant learning frame of mind so less likely to forget information.

 

  • Easier to lose focus on one task when studying part time as you are undertaking multiple activities at the same time.

 

  • Physically engaged and alert of the materials that you are learning.

 

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)

If you have substantial experience in this industry but do not have the time to go through a formal training program and would like to get a Nationally Recognised Certificate, please contact us on 
1300 244 002 or info@menzies.vic.edu.au to see what RPL options are available for you.

The duration and the costs of an RPL procedure will depend on your level of expertise and the amount of gap training required.

Domestic Full Fee

Payment Plan Option Enrolment Fee Material Fee Tuition Fee Total Payment Plan Amount
1. Payment every 3 months
$150 $800 $4,950 $5,900 1st: $2,950
2nd: $2,950
2. Payment every 2 months
$150 $800 $5,450 $6,400 1st: 2,200
2 Payments: $2,100
3. Monthly Payment $150 $800 $5,950 $6,900 1st: $1,150                 5 Payments: $1,150
NOTE: Discounts apply for full payments upfront.
Option 1 is a payment schedule with installments every 3 months for the duration of course
Option 2 is a payment schedule with installments every 2 months for the duration of course
Option 3 is a payment schedule with installments every 1 month for the duration of course

Click here to download the complete Course Fee List

Simply complete the Online Application steps following the link and attach all relevant documentation as prompted.

Online Application Form (Domestic)


The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) trains you to provide support to elderly clients in an aged care setting, in their home or in the community. You will learn to provide person-centred support according to individualised plans.

Upon completion of the course, you will be a qualified Personal Care Assistant. You may choose to pursue a more in-depth understanding of the aged care industry through further studies with the Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

 

COURSE DETAIL

CRICOS Code National Code Study Duration Career Opportunity Entrance Requirement
092642D CHC33015 665 hours
(30 weeks including holidays/term break and 120 hours of compulsory practical work placement)

Face to Face Class Days:
2 days per week compulsory attendance

Self study expectation:
8 to 16 hours per week
Aged Care Worker

Personal Care Worker/Assistant (PCA)
- Completion of Year 10

– Satisfactory proficiency in Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)

Click here to view Course Structure and Units.

Click here to view the Course Guide.

Click here to view the Course Flyer.

Enrolment Fee Materials Fee

TUITION FEE – Payment Plan Options

Option 1*:
Semester Payment/Bi-monthly Payment
Option 2^:
Quarterly Payment
$150 $800 $6,400                                Total: $7350
1st: $7,350
$6,900                               Total: $7,850
1st: $3,950
2nd: $3,900
  • Semester Payment Breakdown:1 sem tuition fee + all material fee + enrolment fee
  • Quarterly Payment Breakdown:1 quarter tuition fee + all material fee + enrolment fee
  • *OPTION 1 Semester Payment: Both Offshore and Onshore International Students can choose this payment plan.
  • ^OPTION 2 Quarterly Payment: Only Onshore (currently in Australia) International Students can choose this payment plan.
  • During the course, if student defaults from Semester Payment Plan or change to Quarterly Payment Plan, the difference tuition fee amount is applied as the penalty.

 

Click here to download the Fee List

– Simply complete the Online Application steps following the link and attach all relevant documentation as prompted.

Online Application Form (International)