Certificate III in Individual Support

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want a job that allows you to make a real difference in the lives of others?

A CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support can open doors to a meaningful career in residential aged care, community care, disability care, and community-based organisations and hospitals.

The CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care has been superseded by the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability, Home & Community). A CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is now the best way to learn the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred support as a carer.

Learn more about the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support and where it could take your career.

Career Outcomes

A CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support opens doors to many entry-level and experienced job opportunities, including the following.

  • Ageing Job Options

    Upon successful completion of this individual support course, you’ll be qualified for roles in the aged-care sector such as Nursing Assistant and Personal Care Assistant. These roles involve providing support to older people either in residential, home or community-based environments.

  • Disability Job Options

    As a Lifestyle Support Worker or Direct Care Worker, you’ll be required to promote a person-centred approach while providing training and support to empower people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.

  • Home and Community Job Options

    The role of a Community Services Worker or Home and Community Care Worker is to support individuals through a range of person-centred services across a variety of community service organisations. Work may include daily support of individuals in community settings or supporting the employment of specific community-based programs.

Units covered in the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the 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:

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

Specialisations are available, contact us for more inforamtion.

MyPath Education

The Certificate III in Individual Support is offered through MyPath Education.

MyPath Education was developed on the foundations of Major Training Group and is a leading provider of quality nationally accredited training.

Visit the MyPath Education Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability, Home & Community) page for more information, or get in touch with the friendly MyPath Education team today.