CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is the newest qualification in the aged care industry.
Students may do this course as an entry pathway into the aged care industry. Our CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course is designed to develop multi-skilled workers who are industry ready to enter the broad range of services supporting the growing aging population in residential and community settings.
Our face to face classroom course led by industry experts will prepare you for the requirements needed to succeed in this exciting industry. We are proud of the reputation of delivering quality graduates to the aged care industry.
In addition to the our classroom delivery, you will receive hands on training in our specifically designed manual handling facility ensuring you have the appropriate skills to operate necessary equipment you will be presented with when you commence work in an aged care environment.
A mandatory component of our program is the 160 hours of practical placement, working within an actual aged care environment. Our dedicated Practical Placement Coordinator will secure you a placement and support you through this process.
The course comprises of 13 units (7 Core and 6 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfillment of all 13 units of competency.
|Core Units||Elective Units|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support||CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being||CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||CHCAGE002||Implement falls prevention strategies|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client|
Class commencement dates
Commences 18th February 2019
Concludes: 16th April 2019
Plus an additional 160 hours of practical placement
Days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Commences at 9.00am
Parramatta RSL – Training Rooms
2 Macquarie Street,
The delivery location is located close to all public transport amenities allowing for ease of access to students from outer suburbs.
There is public car parking available for students.
Applicants seeking entry into CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course should meet the following criteria.
- Are 18 years old and
- Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent, or be of mature age.
- Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of formats.
- Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN).
- Obtain a satisfactory clear National Police Clearance.
- Primary place of residence must be in Western Australia.
- Must be an Australian Citizen /Permanent Resident / Temporary Visa holder of sub-class 309, 310, 820, 826, 851 / Dependant of sub-class 457 visa.
How to enrol
To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.
Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.
If you would like to find out a little more about our this course simply download the Course Brochure.
Or request further information by clicking on the Enquire Now button and completing the form and one of our course consultants will contact you shortly.
Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
1300 360 366 Toll Free.
Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.
Possible Job Outcomes
The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work. With an ageing population their is a high demand for care workers in the aged care and associated industries. This qualification is generally identified as the minimal qualification required to work in these areas.
Possible Course Pathways
Once students have completed their qualification at the certificate III level they may decide to continue their studies in the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the aged care sector and across the community sector.
The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support requires the completion of 18 units, however for those students who have successfully completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support with ACOIS, they will be automatically granted credits for 10 of these units.
ACOIS will also recognise credit transfers upon proof of units completed with other RTOs.
The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
An appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work.
Possible job outcomes are:
- Accommodation support worker
- Field officer
- Home care assistant
- Care assistant
- In-home respite worker
- Care service employees
- Care worker
- Personal care assistant
- Community care worker
- Personal care giver
- Community house worker
- Personal care worker
- Community support worker
- Support worker
- Disability service
|NSW Smart & Skilled Policy 2017:|
|Concession||$0 – $240||or|
|First Qualification||$1440||or||eight (8) fortnightly payments of $180|
|Second or Further Qualification||$1730||or||eight (8) fortnightly payments of $216.25|
Interest Free flexible payment plan options are available to suit the convenience of students.
The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.
NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the NSW Smart & Skilled Fees Policy 2017.
There are many individual factors that may vary your applicable fees. Contact ACOIS for a Fee quote.
This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website www.centrelink.gov.au. For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit your local Customer Service Centre.
For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 630 366 (Toll Free).
The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:
- Persons and dependants of persons holding
- A Pensioner Concession Card
- A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- A Health Care Card
- Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
- Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance
- Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
Proof of eligibility for concession must be provided at the time of enrolment.