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CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

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CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) In Melbourne & Brisbane

Your aged care career begins with the right qualification! Discover the Certificate III in Individual Support from Academia.

  1. Do you love making a real difference in the lives of the elderly?
  2. Are you compassionate, patient, and caring?
  3. Are you a people-person who values variety in your day?

It sounds like aged care is for you!

Academia’s Certificate III in Individual Support will enable you to work in residential aged care facilities or community settings such as home care, to provide assistance and care to the elderly.

Through theoretical learning and aged care training in Melbourne or Brisbane, you will learn to maintain personal care and implement activities for those living in an aged care or community setting.

The Certificate III in Individual Support is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials, workshops, and practical training in our simulated environment by our highly qualified training staff.

Our simulated environment consists of equipment and machinery that students will be required to operate within the industry. You will be assessed through written tests, assignments and work placement.

Work Placement

Students will be able to put into practice the skills that they have learnt in the classroom through placement at a registered aged care facility.

Work placement is organised for you at one of Academia’s industry partners. This allows our students to put into practice the skills they have learnt through tutorials and workshops.

Academia has a strong industry connections; currently, we are partnered with more than 20 Aged Care facilities in Melbourne & Brisbane.

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) includes 150 hours of work placement.

Work placement can improve your job opportunities and prospects, and may even lead to a job offer from your placement facility. Work placement makes you an attractive, well-rounded candidate for job opportunities, as employers look for candidates with both theoretical and practical learning experience.

Career pathways following CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

Those who obtain their Certificate III in Individual Support can enter a booming industry in which their skills are in high demand!

Roles include:

  1. Home care worker
  2. Personal care assistant
  3. Community support worker
  4. Respite care worker

Australians are living longer, and it’s up to our aged care workers to provide support, improve quality of life, and care for our aging population. It’s expected that the population aged 75+ will rise by 4 million by 2060, accounting for 14% of all Australians - that’s an 8% increase from 2012!

Course units

  1. CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  2. CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
  3. CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community service
  4. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  5. CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  6. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  7. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  8. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  9. CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  10. CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  11. CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  12. CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
  13. HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
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Course Recognition

Nationally Recognised Aged Care Courses
Course Code: CHC33021
Course Name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)
CRICOS Code: 112689H
CRICOS Duration: 52 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks
Work placement: This course includes 150 hours placement in an Aged Care facility.

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

  1. The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) is offered in our Melbourne and Brisbane campuses, and will combine classroom training with on the job training by our highly qualified training staff. Students will be able to put into practice skills that they have learnt in classroom through placement at a registered facility. Excursions to facilities, Trainer demonstrations on specific concepts and guest speakers will enhance the learning experience. Resources and equipment used to train Students will be to industry standards.
  2. This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, assignments and work placements.

Study Aged Care in Melbourne or Brisbane!

Are you ready to take the first step towards a rewarding career in aged care?

Contact our friendly career advisors for more information on our aged care courses.

We welcome students of all ages from all around the world, and we hope you will experience Academia’s enriching and supportive learning environment!

Begin your aged care career today - apply now or contact us for a chat.

Nationally Recognised Aged Care Courses

Nationally recognised training (NRT) consists of Training Package Qualifications and Skill sets, Accredited Qualifications and Courses, Unit of Competency, and Accredited Modules that leads to vocational qualifications and credentials that are recognised across Australia