CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

With our population on the quickest increase in history, a career supporting the disabled and the elderly will always be a secure option.

Choose from a variety of roles with this qualification which could include Assistant in Nursing, Community Care Worker, Support Worker, or Personal Care Attendant.

Other options include working in the community, a residential environment, and hospitals providing personal support to those requiring it due to disability, ageing or some other reason.

Course Overview

Learn how to provide individual support and care to people who are elderly, disabled and others who need it, in their homes, aged care centres, other community settings and hospitals.

This industry is expected to have strong growth over the coming years and job careers have never looked so good. You will use the skills you have learnt to help others in the community in need of assistance.

Course NameCHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
(Ageing, Home & Community)
LevelCertificate III
Method of StudyOnline + Work Placement
Course DurationMinimum 12 Months
Number of Units13
Hours of Work Placement120 Hours

This course combines theory with practical training to deliver the most comprehensive learning outcomes and readiness for your new career.

Career Opportunities

Enjoy a career as one of the following with a Certificate III in Individual Support;

  • Support Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Respite Worker
  • Residential Care Assistant
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Direct Care Worker

This course is provided by Coastal Training Suppliers (CTS) on behalf of Central Coast Training.

If you have prior experience in a related industry or you are currently working in the industry, please inform us upon enrolment as we can help you finish your studies sooner.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however it is recommended that you are at least 18 years of age and are competent in reading and writing English.

Please note this course has 120 hours of work placement which has certain requirements such as a national police check and a current first aid certificate.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have relevant skills from prior work experience or a related course then you may be eligible for recognition and get credit so that you don’t have to “learn” what you already know.

If you feel you might be eligible, please discuss with us and we will be more than happy to assess your case.

Work Placement

The Certificate III in Individual Support course requires 120 hours work placement to be carried out. Completing work placement is a compulsory component to this course. If you are not currently working in the industry, our team will assist in arranging a suitable placement for you.

Please note you will be expected to work shifts as required by the work placement provider which could be early morning, late evening, weekends or public holidays. You will be expected to manage your work & family commitments around the providers schedule.

You may need to complete a criminal history check prior to work placement and screening for certain vaccinations. Please check with our staff when enrolling.

Ways to Study

This course is delivered online. Study from the comfort of your own home. It will help if you have access to a reliable computer and a strong internet connection.

Course Fees

Our fees may differ based on your personal situation. For example, we implement Recognition For Prior Learning (RPL) which may reduce your course fees.

Please call or register your details and one of our friendly enrolment team members will happily discuss your circumstances and provide you with the course fees applicable to you.

Ways to Pay

You can pay by cash or credit card or take advantage of our flexible payment plans. If you are interested in a payment plan, please feel free to contact our team anytime for information which will relate to your circumstances.