Certificate III in Individual Support

Course Duration 6 months – 2 years

Total no of units 13

Work placement requirement 120 hrs

Course fee $2500

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 reasons.

Course Duration 6 months – 2 years

Total no of units 13

Work placement requirement 120 hrs

Course fee $2500

Payment Plan

At the time of admission: $1000

Second instalment : $ 1000

Third instalment: $500


Potential employment options are as a direct support worker in aged care, disability, home and community care or other direct care work in the community services industry.

Units :

Seven (7) core units and six (6) elective units are required for the award of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

HLTAAP001(Recognise healthy body systems)

CHCCCS015(Provide individualised support)

CHCLEG001(Work legally and ethically)

CHCCCS023(Support independence and wellbeing)

HLTWHS002(Follow safe work practices for direct client care)

CHCAGE001(Facilitate the empowerment of older people)

CHCCCS011(Meet personal support needs)

CHCDIS007(Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability)

CHCCOM005(Communicate and work in health or community services)

CHCDIV001(Work with diverse people)

CHCAGE005(Provide support to people living with dementia)

CHCPRP003(Reflect and improve own professional practice)

CHCPRP001(Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships)


The study mode is blended which consist of online studies, simulation sessions and workshops. If you are working in the related industry, the attendance is not mandatory.

This course requires 120 hours of mandatory placement. If you are working in the aged care/disability industry, we will work with your employer to convert your working schedule to fulfil the requirement of the placement

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