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Certificate III in Individual Support  

Quick Facts:

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In this Program:

  • Develop job ready skills for the Individual Support industry.
  • Hands on experience with the guidance of our qualified teachers.
  • Learn in a positive atmosphere and have access to state-of-the-art facilities.

We will teach you practical skills in areas of:

  • Support independence and well being
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Support relationships with carers and families
  • Meet personal support needs
  • Provide home and community support services

Plus More

Your Career:

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Accomodation Support Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • In-Home Respite Work

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Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

  • Subjects

    The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support requires 13 Subjects.

    Core Subjects:

    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 Subjects:

    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

    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 program however Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment 

    These will assist with determining suitability and relevance 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 and Intensity

    Traineeship: Estimated duration 104 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 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.

  • Work Placement

    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.

  • Pathways

    This program 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
    • CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • Your Career

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

    • Aged Care Worker
    • Home Care Assistant
    • Accomodation Support Worker
    • Personal Care Assistant
    • In-Home Respite Work


  • Fees & Eligibility

    Enrolment Fees:
    Without Concession - $130.00
    With Concession - $26.00


    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.

    Skill First Eligibility 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.


    *Formal confirmation of permanent residence granted by the Department of Home Affairs (or its successor) AND the student’s foreign passport or ImmiCard required.

  • Locations

    This Qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
    • Werribee 
  • Upcoming Classes

    TMG College Australia

  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification, if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG’s matched qualifications.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where Skill First Student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Skill First Student to TMG.