Certificate III in Individual Support – Ageing (CHC33015)

Certificate III in Individual Support – Ageing (CHC33015)


The Certificate III in Individual Support secures your long-term employment and prepares you to care for Australian seniors effectively in residential facilities and their homes, making real change in their lives.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and / or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Course Highlights

As part of this course, you will take part in the following activities:

  • An organised industry work placement (minimum of 120hrs)

  • Ability to apply your skills in our practical training environment

  • Provide first aid CPR Training

Entry Requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Pre-training review to assess individual needs and that the individual can demonstrate ACSF working level 3 for all indicators. Where a test result is supplied, it must be within the last 12 months.

  • Basic computer skills.

Additional Requirements

  1. A satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) will be required for all practical placements.

  2. Immunization certificate may be requested by the host employer.

+ Eligibility & Funding

This qualification is delivered with the assistance of Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

For eligibility criteria and information please contact us on 1300 790 265.

+ Course Fees

View our current fees & charges here

Note: The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

+ Delivery

This course is delivered face to face in a classroom environment with a combination of theory and practical activities.

+ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

All prospective students enrolling in the course are entitled to apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) or credit transfer.

Units of Competency

  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)

  • Confirm physical health status (HLTAAP002)

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)

  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)

  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)

  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)

  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS015)

  • Meet personal support needs (CHCCCS011)

  • Support relationships with carers and families (CHCCCS025)

  • Support independence and well being (CHCCCS023)

  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)

  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE005)

  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001) *Additional Elective

  • Provide first aid (HLTAID003)


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