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Certificate

Wellington Fair
The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) is designed to provide training to entry level workers who want to work in residential aged care facilities, community care, disability care, community based organisations and hospitals.
Entry Requirements

Completion of Year 10 or equivalent with upper immediate level of English, or minimum IELTS score 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or pass the Institute's literacy (LLN) test. No prior work experience is required in this field.

 

All students must be over 18 years of age before they can commence this course at APSI.

Intake Months
Jan, Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Duration
1 semester full-time
Study Mode
In person

Certificate

Wellington Fair
A Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of senior support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either in residential, home or community based environments.
Entry Requirements
  • Completion of Year 11 or above AND completion of Certificate III in Aged Care or Individual Support or equivalent
  • International students must demonstrate English Language Proficiency at upper immediate level or IELTS 5.5 (Academic)
  • Study skills assessment for basic Language, Literacy and Numeracy

To gain entry into CHC40212 Certificate IV in Home and Community Care a candidate must be recognised as competent, through a recognised training program or recognition process, against the following core units from CHC30312 Certificate III in Home and Community Care (or equivalent):

  • CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people
  • CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability
  • CHCICS304B Work effectively with carers
Intake Months
Jan, Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Duration
1 semester full-time
Study Mode
In person

Diploma

Wellington Fair
Community Services is a diverse, exciting and rapidly growing industry which offers graduates choices of a highly satisfying career with fantastic opportunities for long term employment in Australia.
Entry Requirements

Domestic Australian Students

  • For direct entry into Diploma level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above) with relevant work experience.
  • Students who have not completed Year 12 are permitted to study a certificate-level course at APSI prior to the diploma.
  • Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If students cannot provide documented proof of their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test before a place can be offered.

International Students

  • Australian Professional Skills Institute is CRICOS registered (CRICOS Provider Code 03255G). All students must be over 18 years of age before they can commence this course at APSI.
  • Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If students cannot provide documented proof of their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test before a place can be offered.
  • International students are required to have a minimum of IELTS test results of 5.5 (academic) with no individual band lower than 5, or achieve an equivalent in other forms of testing that satisfy the Institute's requirement. If an international student does not have any current IELTS score or any recognised English language result, they are required to take an English language test.
  • For direct entry into Diploma level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above) with relevant work experience.
  • Students who have not completed Year 12 are permitted to study a certificate-level course at APSI prior to the diploma.
Intake Months
Jan, Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person