Community Services
Qualifications

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Australia Wide

This course can be completed anywhere in Australia

Self Paced Delivery

This course can be completed in your own time

Industry Partner

We have industry partnerships and a large reach across Australia

Funding

Available in QLD

What is this qualification?

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

Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concept and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centered support.


Funded Training

This qualification is funded by the Queensland government.

Complete the Expression of Interest to determine your eligibility for QLD funding.

Expression of Interest

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Talk to a Course Advisor. They can help you decide which course is best for you.

Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker (Disability)
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Food Services Worker (Aged Care)
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Students are required to be physically fit to be able to perform some tasks required by the course.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.
  • Working within the aged care services industry or gain vocational work placement at a regulated aged care facility.
  • Students must have a National Police Check
  • Having access to the following is desirable for the successful completion of assessments and for research purposes:
    • Desktop computer, laptop or tablet
    • Microsoft Office or equivalent
    • Broadband internet connection
    • A web camera and a speaker
    • Access to software to view online videos and images, such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, which are available as a download from the internet.
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.
Training Package: The implementation guide of the CHC Training packaged details the following as a suggestion for further vocational education and training.

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement.
At Australian Academy we work with individuals and companies to offer a range of flexible delivery options. The course is provided through face-to-face delivery or distance; however blended learning is an option with block delivery. The course will be delivered and assessed in 9 – 12 months. The course includes workplace based training component (120 hours work placement at an accredited Aged Care facility). This course is nationally recognised and fully supported by a dedicated Australian Academy trainer.
Many of our students already have a high level of skills, knowledge and expertise that can be recognised through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Students seeking recognition can apply for RPL on enrolment into a qualification or throughout the duration of their study.
If you have completed previous study that is the same industry as your intended qualification, you may be able to apply for a credit transfer. A copy of the original transcript must be provided when applying for a credit transfer.
To be assessed as competent, learners need to provide satisfactory evidence to all the assessment requirements relating to their knowledge and skills relevant to the unit of competence. Assessment methods may include:

  • Written activities
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Role plays / observations
We have the ability to deliver this course Australia wide.
In addition to the items where a participant is not working within the industry sector of the selected course, the following additional fees may apply subject to the Vocational Placement Requirements of the program.

  • Police check: $54.60

Course Outline


Total number of units = 13

  • 7 core units
  • 6 elective units
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
HLTAID003 Provide first aid

This qualification is funded by the Queensland government.

Complete the Expression of Interest to determine your eligibility for QLD funding.

Expression of Interest

If you are not a Queensland resident please use the Enquire Now section.

Enquire Now

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Complete the online enrolment form.

Want to Know More?

Feel free to contact us at info@australianacademy.edu or call 1300 656 693.

The qualification is currently being funded by the Queensland State Government’s Department of Education and Training through the Certificate 3 Guarantee and Fee-free training for Year 12 graduates for eligible Queensland participants. For full eligibility information, a breakdown of the fees applicable and our terms and conditions, please click here.