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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    


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

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

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



CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support TMG College Australia


Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

    CRICOS Code: 093820E

  • 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 – Recongnise 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

    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, Numeracy and Digital Literacy 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 and Intensity

    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 program 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 program:

    • 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


    • January 31
    • April 25
    • July 18
    • October 10


    • January 30
    • April 24
    • July 17
    • October 9
  • 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. 

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