CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care)

Your career in Aged Care

More than one million people receive aged care services, with over half a million people receiving support at home. Because the care needs of older Australians vary, aged care options must be flexible. The Australian aged care system provides a range of care options including community aged care and residential aged care. The system employs around 350,000 aged care staff across approximately 2,100 aged care providers. With an increasingly ageing population, these numbers are only going to increase over the coming years. This course is suitable for people wanting to gain entry into the Aged Care industry. It addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

  • Duration
    Accelerated: 26 weeks
    Standard: 52 weeks
  • Study Mode
    This course is delivered online with work placement.
  • Work Placement
  • Next Start Dates

The following units of competency are included in this course:

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
+ 6 elective units (contact us for information on the elective units)

This course is delivered in partnership with D P Training (Provider number 31888)

Work experience must be satisfactorily completed in order to successfully complete this qualification. Students will be required to source suitable work experience for this qualification.

There are no entry requirements to this course.

The fees for this course are split into two semesters.
Semester one fee is $1,256.50
Semester two fee is $538.50

Job Active, Disability Employment Services and any other employment related services providers can pay per semester. Public enrolments pay both semester fees upon enrolment.

To enrol in this course please contact us on 1800 709 035.

People who hold this qualification find employment in the following job roles:

  • Care Assistant / Worker
  • Home Maintenance Worker
  • Care Service Employees
  • In-home Respite Giver
  • Community Care Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Community Support Worker
  • Personal Care Giver / Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Planned Activity Assistant
  • Driver
  • Transport Support Worker
  • Food Services Deliverer

Once you hold this qualification, you may be eligible for entry into the following courses:

  • CHC40108 Certificate IV in Aged Care

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Industry Insight

141,000 Australians were employed as Aged Care workers in 2014.



“The staff were always more than willing to assist in questions and progress of the course. I also was very happy that I received phone calls about the course and asking me if I needed any help.”

Daniel Beaumont

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Tuggerah, 2259, NSW

Phone: 1800 709 035
Fax: 02 9012 0109

RTO code: 91171
ABN: 20 115 144 584