CHC33015

Certificate III in

Individual Support

CRICOS 90551A

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. 

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-centred support.

DURATION

44 weeks – Full Time 

including work placement

MODE OF STUDY

On Campus

WORK PLACEMENT

160 Hours

STATE SUBSIDIES

Domestic Students

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INTAKE DATES

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:

  • Successful completion of Year 10 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry
  • Successful completion of Southern Cross Education Institute’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Indicator  Test

  • Candidates must be aged 18 or older

  • Evidence of full COVID-19 immunisation with the TGA approved vaccine

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

  • Police Check
  • Aged Care Sector Screening Clearance

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:

  • Successful completion of year 11 or equivalent level of study or mature aged entry

  • Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Candidates originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Home Affairs www.homeaffairs.gov.au
  • Applicants must be aged 18 or above 

  • Evidence of full COVID-19 immunisation with the TGA approved vaccine


Additional Requirements prior to work placement

  • Police Check
  • Aged Care Sector Screening Clearance

Further study pathways

After achieving CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following courses:

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
 HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing

Employment Opportunities

After achieving CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following courses:

Aged care worker

Core 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

Elective Units

CHCAGE002     Implement falls prevention strategies

HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

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