May 30, 2023

Altura Learning provides aged care training solutions for the VET sector

Aged care training and education leader, Altura Learning, now offers high-quality learning materials for the Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing and Disability). [Source: Supplied]

Altura Learning has been at the forefront of aged care education for over 20 years and the latest development to their Aged Care education suite now includes VET specific video-led learning support resources for the Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing & Disability).

Designed in consultation with aged care employers and industry experts, the Certificate III Individual Support learning resources (Ageing and Disability) feature 15 units of competency designed to support and be integrated into existing teaching resources by a registered training organisation (RTO). 

The units are the highest-quality learning resources on the market to support delivery of the accreditation by a registered training organisation.

Key features:

  • Successful participants benefit from elevated learning tools to assist in their coursework for the CHC33021 – Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing and Disability), essential for long-term career progression
  • 15 units of competency, including three specialist units in ageing and disability
  • Accessible and engaging e-learning tools, including educational videos, interactive quizzes and activities
  • Coursework that is mapped to legislation, standards and qualifications for both aged care and disability sectors

One of the most exciting features is the use of video-rich scenario-based content to promote knowledge retention through active learning and learner engagement. Renee Costa, Business Development/Product Manager for the VET sector at Altura Learning, said the insightful video content allows learners to encounter real-life scenarios that often cannot be reflected in the classroom or workplace.

“The way in which these learning resources have been designed really leans into, supports and maximises learner engagement for students studying the Certificate III in Individual Support,” Ms Costa said. “The resources provide a solid foundation of knowledge and the activities and video content provides learners with examples of real-life scenarios which maximises learner engagement.”

“We absolutely feel this will engage learners from start to finish.”

The Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing and Disability), like all Altura Learning courses, is available in a SCORM (shareable content object reference model) format and has been developed using modern eLearning authoring tools. As a result, it can easily be implemented alongside existing training provider teaching resources.

You can visit Altura Learning’s website for more information, or email Renee Costa at renee.costa@alturalearning.com to discuss how the Certificate III content can be added to your teaching and learning resources. 

Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) Units of Competency:

  • Core:
    CHCCCS031 – Provide individualised support
    CHCCCS040 – Support independence and wellbeing
    CHCCCS041 – Recognise healthy body systems
    CHCCCS038 – Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
    HLTINF006 – Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
    CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
    CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
    HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Ageing specialisation:
    CHCAGE011 -Provide support to people living with dementia
    CHCPAL003 – Deliver care services using a palliative approach
    CHCAGE013 – Work effectively in aged care

  • Disability specialisation:
    CHCDIS011 – Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
    CHCDIS012 – Support community participation and social inclusion
    CHCDIS020 – Work effectively in disability support

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