CHC33015 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 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The CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care has been superseded by the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability, Home & Community). A cert 3 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 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.

Elective Units

A large selection of elective units is available when studying a Certificate III in Individual Support.

  • Disability Specialisation (4 units + 2 units from other electives)
    • CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
    • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
    • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
    • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
  • Ageing Specialisation (3 units + 3 from other electives)
    • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
    • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
    • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • Home & Community Specialisation (4 units + 2 from other electives)
    • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people OR
    • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability

    Plus, all of the following units:

    • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
    • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
    • CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
  • Other Electives
    • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
    • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
    • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

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.