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INTAKES AVAILABLE: COURSE DISCONTINUED
Return to Practice for Division 1 Registered Nurse and Initial Registration for Overseas Nurses (IRON)*
August 2012 (Applications CLOSED)
October 2012 (Application Closing Date: 15 June 2012)
31st January 2013 (Applications Closing Date: 15 October 2012)
4th April 2013 (Applications Closing Date: 15 November 2012)
6th June 2013 (Applications Closing Date: 30 January 2013)
31st July 2013 (Applications Closing Date: 15 March 2013)
19th September 2013 (Applications Closing Date: 15 May 2013)
**Intake dates are subject to change, if required.
* Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30208)
The course is delivered part time (2 full days per week) over 10 weeks, with seven weeks of theory classes and three weeks of full time clinical placement in various health care agencies.
Students must successfully complete all core and elective units in order to be awarded the Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30208).
COURSE DESCRIPTION AND CLIENT OUTCOME
Students will be taught to carry out activities related to the maintenance of an individual’s personal care and or other activities of daily living. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to work as personal care workers, in home, respite worker, home care worker or assistant in nursing in various nursing homes and other health care facilities.
Candidates must have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent. English proficiency must be equivalent to Certificate of Spoken and Written English level 3 or NRS 3. Applicants from overseas must meet the English requirement by providing an evidenceof current proficiency for this course (Overall IELTS score 5.5 with no score below 5 in each component)
Students are assessed using various methodologies like case studies, short answer questions, role plays, Simulations and practical tasks whilst on Clinical Placement.
Students must be found competent in all 14 units in order to gain the qualification.
Contact Phone: +61 3 9791 2033
CREDIT TRANSFER AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Exemptions or credits are usually based on successful completion of equivalent models or units from previous relevant study in similar course. Applications for credits should include details of unit syllabus and certified copies of the academic transcript.
CHCAC317A– Support older people to maintain their independence
CHCAC318A—Work effectively with older people
CHCAC319A—Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCS411A—Work effectively in the community sector
CHCICS301A—Provide support to meet personal care needs
CHCICS302A—Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
CHCICS303A—Support individual health and emotional well being
CHCICS312A—Follow safety procedures for direct care work
CHCPA301B—Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAP301A—Recognise healthy body systems in a healthcare setting
HLTHIR403B—Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
CHCLD315A—Recognise stages of lifespan development
CHCCS305A—Assist clients with medication
CHCMH301A—Work effectively in mental Mental health