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CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Home & Community)

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Home & Community)

**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals

Certificate III in Individual Support reflects the role of workers in the community and 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. This course helps learners develop 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.

 Learners will gain specialisation in Ageing and Home & Community Services.

 Qualification will be delivered for 52 weeks. Face to face delivery will take place once a week (6 hours per day). Students will generally need to spend 7 hours per week on self-studies, completing assessment and undertaking workplace activates.

To be eligible for this course, Learners must demonstrate that they have sound literacy and numeracy skills to a standard of at least Australian Year 12 school or Australian Certificate II, or an equivalent. Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
Learning (ACSF Level 3), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 3), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Level 2) are desirable to participate in the course. Police check will be required when undertaking the practical placement.

There is a mandatory requirement for students to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. Students will be assisted by the Work Placement Officers to find suitable work placement opportunities in reputable establishments.

To be awarded the qualification of CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, learners must successfully complete a total of thirteen (13) units, consisting of:
• Seven (7) Core Units, and;
• Six (6) Elective Units,
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Methods of assessment may include
• Written assessment tasks
• Scenarios
• Workplace Activities
• Class Activities
• Workplace Observation
• Third party Report

 The learner is required to achieve competency in thirteen (13) units in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.

In some cases, prior learning and experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on (03) 8714 1222. 

Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted. 

Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $2,500
Government Funding: **Tuition Fee: $0

* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment
**Government Funding is available for Eligible individuals. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Please contact (03) 87141222 for more information.


Support independence and well being 


Follow safe work practices for direct client care 


Communicate and work in health or community services 


Work legally and ethically 


Provide individualised support 


Recognise healthy body systems 


Work with diverse people 


Meet personal support needs 


Provide support to people living with dementia 


Facilitate the empowerment of older people 


Support relationships with carers and families 


Provide home and community support services 


Deliver care services using a palliative approach 

Duration 52 Weeks
Level Certificate
Instution Australian College of Professional Studies
Branch Werribee
Level Certificate III
Unit Code CHC33015
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