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CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide personcentred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. 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.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Qualification will be delivered for 52 weeks.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

 Prior to enrolment or commencement of training, you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a Pre-Training review. These will assist with determining your suitability for the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs

To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Personal caregiver/ worker Care supervisor Residential care worker Community program coordinator

To be awarded the qualification of CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support learners must successfully complete a total of 15 units consisting of 9 core units and 6 elective units.

Assessment methods vary as per the unit of competency requirement, generally, assessment methods may include all or some of the following:
• Written Questionnaires
• Scenarios
• Workplace Assessment Tasks
• Projects
• Workplace observations

 ACPS has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy, to ensure that an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience, or other life experiences, is appropriately recognized.

 Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol

 If you have any special needs in relation to language, literacy, or numeracy support physical access, food, and beverage allergies, or any other issues, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $7,500
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.

CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care


CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care
CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach


CHCDIS011 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengthsbased approach
CHCDIS012 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS020 Work effectively in disability support

Certificate III in Individual Support in Melbourne

Functioning in individual care and community services can be extreme. Employment resources are also strong, and with this diploma from the Australian College of Professional Studies, you will find your best way in the industry. Sorting your career discrepancies and serving your desire to help people, we bring you the most demanding course for individual care in Australia. With the increase in the population and requirements, the opportunities of employment for aged and disability caretakers are anticipated to thrive higher in the coming years.

After you attain your CHC33015 Individual Support Certificate, you will retain skills to provide personalised attention to those who need assistance because of ageing, disability, or some other reason. Our graduates find job and livelihoods while helping in a latitude of residential and community environments such as:

  • Senior-citizen care facilities
  • Residential group homes
  • Day-resting centres
  • Individual residents

Some of the job titles that you can apply for after you graduate with Certificate III in Individual Care:

  • Caretaker
  • Household Care Attendant
  • Care Assistant
  • Disability Support Worker
  • NDIS Disability Support Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Community Care Worker
  • Supporter

This certificate offers a golden chance for you to turn your sympathetic, benevolent nature and engaging skills into a career.

In Certificate III for Individual Care, ACPS furnishes you with rudimentary skills and wisdom to function in the aged, disability, home, and community care industry.

The theory sessions offered at ACPS for this course help students discover the working process. It reflects on providing practical knowledge for supporting individuals in order to aid their autonomy and welfare. This works autonomously in individual homes or in community environments.

You can choose to specialise in the following areas:

  • Disability
  • Home
  • Community
  • Ageing

Studying the Certificate III in Individual Support at ACPS

Through our in-classroom learning and e-learning along with our practical settings, we help our students with the abilities to:

  • Provide individualised aid in the personal and social community
  • Maintain personal care and other activities
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Work with diverse people

With us, you will gain knowledge and acquire beneficial capabilities in pursuing stable employment practices.

Certificate in personal assistance qualifies students to work in aged care facilities, community, and supported housing services. Elderly care facilities include private, public, nursing homes and hostels. Workers report directly to the supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.

This course will educate you to work in the individual care industry and help you shape your compassion for people into a successful career.

To get rewarded with the Certificate III in Individual Care, you must study 7 core units and 6 electives.

The Australian College of Professional Studies organises a practical aged care facility program for each student, under expert supervision.

Our students along with academic learning also enjoy English language support that helps in enhancing communication skills. They are also supervised with anger management and time management facilities.

CHC33015 online course is also available at ACPS. The process might be a little different, but our students are never disadvantaged through the online mode of learning.

Things that are a significant part of the course include various exercises to retain the personal care of aged care facilities or personalised at home care for aged people.

Multitude of delivery modes available at our institute

  • Classroom-Based Learning,
  • Online, face-to-face learning.

The fees

Students eligible for government funding can enrol in this course for free. However, non-eligible students can also join the course with the full-payment mode. There might be extra charges for extra learning material and additional certificates.

Enrol now and become a professional. Our individual support combines with a range of educational options and courses. Under our expert guidance you are assured to never fail in the long term.

Back your career for the love of people at the Australian College of Professional Studies.

Contact us on 04 3266 4714 or write to us at info@acpstudies.edu.au for more information.

Duration 52 Weeks
Level Certificate III
Mode of Delivery Blended and Face to Facce
Branch Werribee
Unit Code CHC33021
Release Release 3
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