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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

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.

You will learn to maintain personal care and manage and implement other activities for those living in an aged care setting and other community settings.

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.

The work placement requirement of this qualification is 120 to 150 hours.

Career Pathways

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
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Course Recognition

Course Code: CHC33015
Course Name: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
CRICOS Code: 088982G
CRICOS Duration: 38 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks
Work placement: This course includes 150 hours placement in an Aged Care facility.

Units of competency for the Certificate III in Individual Support

Unit Code
Unit Description
CHCCCS015
Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023
Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community service
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
Unit Code
Unit Description
HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011
Meet personal support needs
Unit Code
Unit Description
CHCDIS007
Faciliate the empowerment of people with disability
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

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

  1. The Certificate 3 in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) is offered in Melbourne 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!

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.