CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability)

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability)

Do you have a passion for people, and want to provide person-centred support in aged care or disability? This qualification will support you to gain the skills and knowledge you need to get started.

Occupational Outcomes

Possible positions include:

  • Family support worker
  • Community care worker
  • Residential support worker
  • Home care assistant

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to undertake this qualification as per the training package. Students will however be required to obtain a National Police Check that has no offences listed that would exclude them from working in the community services sector with vulnerable persons.

You may also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) should the work require you to be in the vicinity of children and/or an NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC) if it is a requirement of the work placement site.

Course Delivery

Our training options are flexible to meet the needs of every student. Training options include face to face, a combination of face to face and online, work based training or traineeships. Average course duration is between 12-18 months.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Course Structure

Select for a detailed list of core and elective units

Total number of units = 15 

  • Core units - 9
  • Elective units - 6 

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Title
CHCCCS031  Provide individualised support
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit Title
CHCAGE011  Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care

Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS012 Support community participation and social inclusion

Work effectively in disability support

CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

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Smart and Skilled funding

This training is subsidised by the New South Wales Government. Eligibility criteria applies and concession fees are available for some students. Find out more at Smart and Skilled - Are You Eligible? Fee-for-service and personalised payment plan options are also available.

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