Certificate III in Individual Support

This Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) provides staff with the essential skills and knowledge to provide person-centred support to people who may require additional care due to ageing, disability or various other reasons. You will learn how to recognise healthy body systems, interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately and meet personal support needs. You will gain confidence to work in a team environment whilst providing an exceptional level of care.


What you will learn

  • How to provide personal-centred care
  • Technical and procedural knowledge
  • Effective Leadership skills
  • Change management tools

Pathway & Careers

Qualification Pathway

After achieving this dual qualification, students may choose to study the following qualifications:

  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC43015
  • Certificate IV in Health Administration – HLT47315

Career options

  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker or Assistant

Course Units

Core Units:

CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse People
HLTAAP001 Recognise Healthy Body Systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS023 Support Independence and wellbeing
CHCLEG001 Work Legally and Ethically
CHCCCS015 Provide Individualised Support
CHCCOM005 Communicate and Work in Health and Community Services

Elective Units

CHCCCS011 Meet Personal Support Needs
HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication
HLTINF001 Comply with Infection prevention and control policies and procedures
BSBMED301 Interpret and Apply Medical Terminolgy Appropriately
CHCCCS021 Respond to Suspected Abuse
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the Empowerment of Older People
BSBINM201 Process and maintain workplace information


Dual Course Details

  • Recognition: Nationally accredited training
  • Mandatory Placement: 120 hours of professional work placement
  • Course Duration: 12 months (minimum of one day of training per month)
  • Study mode: Classroom
  • Assessment: Assignments and projects
  • Payment Options: Fees, Refunds & Cancellation Policy


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