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Certificate III in Individual Support

Do you believe in providing a positive and supportive environment for our ageing population?


TMG College Australia

Course Overview

This qualification will get you job ready for the booming aged care industry through developing both knowledge and skill to care for the older population who require support. 

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is the perfect pathway to a range of roles in the aged care industry including Residential, Home or Community Based environments.

With our flexible learning approach, you will study both face to face and in our virtual online classroom.

As part of this course, you will be required to undertake a minimum 120 hour’s Practical Placement in a Residential Care or Community Care Setting.

Over the course of this qualification we offer:

  • Convenient and flexible learning
  • Support and guidance
  • Online collaboration

Job Outcomes:

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Home Care Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Support Worker
  • Respite Worker
  • Community Care Worker

Government Funding* is available for this qualification. Invest in your future by applying today!

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Course Details

  • Course Code & Title

    CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

  • 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 –Recognise 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
    CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using palliative approach

    HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

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

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this Qualification however Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. 

    These will assist with determining suitability into course entry and identification of any support needs. 

    The ability to obtain a Police Check - Police Check required for industry work placement 

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods may include:

    • Underpinning Knowledge questioning
    • Direct Observations & Demonstration
    • Role plays & Case studies
    • Workplace Assessment
  • Duration

    Traineeship: Estimated duration 52 Weeks 

    Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 52 Weeks 

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to Face Training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement. 

    Structured Work Placement 

    As part of this course, Students will be required to undertake a minimum 120 hour’s practical placement in a Residential Care or Community Care Setting. 

    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a mobile manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed Mode Training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Online, Face to Face and Workplace Based.

  • Pathways

    This course will provide you with an opportunity to continue your studies in any of the following:

    • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
    • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
    • CHC43215 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs
    • CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • Your Career

    This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

    • Accommodation Support Worker
    • Assistant in Nursing
    • Home Care Assistant
    • Personal Care Assistant
    • In-Home Respite Worker
  • Fees & Eligibility

    Enrolment Fees:
    Without Concession - $145.60
    With Concession - $29.12

    Fee For Service - $5,450.00

    The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. 

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. TMG College Australia encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this training.

    Eligibility Criteria 1. You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen. 2. You must not have completed the same AQF level qualification or higher than the course you wish to enrol in, unless under 20 years of age on 1 January this year. 3. You must not have commenced or be scheduled to commence more than two Victorian Government subsidised courses this year; and 4. You must not be currently enrolled in two or more Victorian Government subsidised courses.

    Traineeship incentives may be applicable on full time/ part time basis, subject to eligibility. Enrolment fees apply.

  • Locations

    This Qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
    • Box Hill 
    • Werribee 
  • Upcoming Classes

    TMG College Australia

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