Certificate III in Individual Support – International

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Course Code CHC33015
Course Title Certificate III in Individual Support
CRICOS Code 093820E
Duration 1 Year

Main Intake Dates

February, April, July, October

Location Melbourne City Campus

Program Overview

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification delivered with a specialisation in Aged Care & Community Care

This qualification is for people who wish to work in an aged care facility and in the home and community care sector.

Program Structure

Work placement

120 work placement hours (or currently working in the industry) Students must have the current National Police Check prior to the commencement of their work placement (National Police Check https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks#process).


Assessment methods may include:

  • Underpinning Knowledge questioning
  • Direct Observations & Demonstration
  • Role plays & Case studies
  • Simulated work place activities
  • Workplace Practicals

Units of Competency

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support requires 13 units of competency:

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 – Recongnise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

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
CHCHCS001 -Provide home and community support services
CHCCCS006 -Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

Students must satisfy the following Age, English and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 18 years or over
  • English Proficiency Level: an IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake an English language test at TMG.
  • Academic: Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent.



The further study pathways available to learners or its equivalent. who undertake this qualification include:

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Your Career

The following employment pathways are available to learners who complete this qualification:

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Assistant in nursing
  • Home care assistant
  • Personal care assistant
  • In-home respite worker


Course Fee


Other Fees Estimated Fees
Application Fee $250
Material Fee $200