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Certificate III in Individual Support

This course is for those seeking a career in aged and community care.

TMG College Australia


Course 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.

For the 2020 International Course Guide, Application Form, International Student Handbook and more, visit our International Students page.



CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support TMG College Australia


Course Details

  • Course Code & Title

    CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

    CRICOS Code: 093820E

  • 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

    Intended overseas students must satisfy the following requirements: 

    • Age: Must be 18 years or over 
    • English proficiency level: An IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG College Australia English language test 
    • The ability to obtain a Police Check - Police Check required for Industry Work Placement 
    • Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent


    Students are required to undertake a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. These will assist with identification of any support needs.

  • Assessment

    Assessment Methods may include: 

    • Written Questions 
    • Project Work 
    • Case Study’s 
    • Role plays 
    • Workplace Based Tasks/Observations  
  • Work placement

    As part of this course, students will also be required to gain a minimum of 120 hours of work experience in a regulated individual support environment. Students must have a Police Check prior to the commencement of their work placement.

  • Duration

    52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays).

  • 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 Virtual, Face to Face and Workplace Based.  

  • Pathways

    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 Students who complete this qualification:

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

    Course fee - $11.250.00

    Material fee - $200.00

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

    This qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
    • Box Hill 
    • Werribee 
  • Upcoming Classes


    • July 20
    • August 24
    • October 12
    • November 16



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    • July 12
    • August 16
    • October 4
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