Certificate III in Individual Support


QQ图片20151221151917CHC33015 CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT(Ageing, Home and Community) – CRICOS CODE: 029051E

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Entry Requirement

  • Have completed Year 12
  • Have obtained an IELTS band score of at least 5.5 – or equivalent test score; or
  • Have completed a Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level Training Package course in Australia; or,
  • Have completed any Certificate III or Certificate IV in ESL or EAL from the ESL/EAL Framework (VIC)


 Course Duration: 51 weeks full time

 Work placement: 120 hrs

Students will need to obtain a National Police Check and HLTAID003 Provide First aid before commencement of their workplacement.

The costs incurred in obtaining the National Police Check and HLTAID003 Provide First aid will be borne by the student which is not included in the course fees.

Employment Based /WorkPlacement Providers (as at Jan 2016) for placement of students

Facility Name


St Vincent de Paul Nursing Home 110, Albion Road, Box Hill, VIC 3128
Strabane Heights 5-9, Strabane Avenue, Mount Albert North, VIC 3129
Baptcare Karana Kew 55, Walpole St, Kew, VIC 3103
Good Shepherd Aged Services No 2, Clarke Street, Abbotsford, VIC 3067
Catholic Homes Suite B2, Domville Avenue, Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Estia Health 413-415 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg West, VIC 3081
St Basil’s Home for the Aged in Victoria 24-36 Lorne Street, Fawkner, VIC 3060


Course Outline


Unit Code

Unit Title

Nominal Hours

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support


CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being


CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services


CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people


CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically


HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems


HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care


CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia


CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people


CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs


CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services


CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families


CHCAGE006 Provide food services