Certificate III in Individual Support

Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

 

Ageing, Home and Community
CRICOS Code: 094669K

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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.

This course contains 13 units of competencies and 120 hours work placement in the course related workplace.

Charter Australia has packaged the elective units to provide a qualification with two specialisations:
  • Ageing
  • Home and Commuity.

Graduates from the course will be qualified to work as a:

  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Care worker in a residential care facility
  • Home and community care worker​
The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support provides pathways to the following qualifications with the possibility of gaining credit transfer.
  • CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • HLT54115  Diploma of Nursing
Students are offered 4 delivery options to complete the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course. 
4 months class delivery, 6 months enrolment
  • Blended learning mode combining classroom sessions, self-paced study, work placement.
  • Classes will be delivered two days per week during 4 months period continuously followed with 3 weeks work placement. No school breaks are in this delivery mode. Students have maximum 6 months to complete their study.
  • Rolling enrolment, students can commence the course at any time.
  • The 4-month deliveyr mode suits most domestic students.
12 months enrolment period
  • Blended learning mode combining classroom sessions, self-paced study, work placement.
  • Classes will be delivered two days per week during 12 months period, with four school breaks (total 12 weeks).
  • Intake dates are at the beginning of each school term.
  • The 12-month delivery mode suits international students who would like to apply for a student visa for their study period.
3 months enrolment period
  • A very intensive delivery mode for students with nursing qualification and experience that gained overseas.
  • Classes will be delivered on each Saturday for 16 weeks. Work placement will be taken on each Friday for 15 weeks.
  • Next intake date will be 29 Aug 2022.
  • The 3-month delivery mode suits students with personal care experience and/or nursing qualification and experience that gained overseas who want to achieve a formal qualification in individual support in Australia.
Traineeship
  • On the job and self-paced study. Traineeship will be 1-2 years and may be undertaken part-time or full-time.
  • Visit https://www.charter.edu.au/traineeships/ for more information.
  • Traineeship delivery mode suits most domestic job seeker students.
Language Literacy and Numeracy Requirements (LLN)
  • Students are required to take LLN test before being offered enrolment. Visit English & LLN Policy & Procedures for more information.
  • When a student failed to achieve the required LLN result, support options are available.

Age restrictions
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or above

Work placement requirement
Students must be eligible to obtain the following:
  • National Police check
  • Relevant immunisation requirements including Covid-19 vaccination

​Computer requirements
Student are required to use their own computer to access study materials, do research, prepare assessments, make notes and communicate with trainers, support staff and/or other students. Students are also required to bring a laptop or tablet computer to all classes.
This qualification requires students to complete 7 core units and 6 elective units.

7 Core Units​
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
  • 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

Elective units have been selected for the qualification to provide the specialisations of Ageing, Home and Community Specialisations.

  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
​For this qualification students must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement.

Charter Australia organises work placements for our enrolled students in a residential care facility.​

Before undertaking any work placements in a care facility, students will be required, at their own cost, to undertake a:
  • National Police Check
  • Health screening & any necessary vaccinations including Covid-19 vaccination

To attend work placement, students are required to wear Charter Australia’s uniform (included in the materials fees) and also appropriate black pants and black rubber sole footwear.​
The Certificate III in Individual Support is eligible for JobTrainer funding program and is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments for eligible students.

To be eligible for fee-free training, you must be:
  • 15 years old or over.
  • No longer at school.
  • Living or working in NSW.
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

For more fees information, visit:

JobTrainer / Skilling for Recovery – Fee free training in NSW

Fees & Refunds - Domestic Students

Fees & Refunds - International Students
Certificate III in Individual Support Location Domestic Students International Students
C3IS-22-22 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Wed & Thu, 9:30am-3pm) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-22-33 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Mon & Tue, 9:30am - 3pm) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-22-5 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support FSK (Starts 22/06, Wed & Thu, 5:30pm-8pm) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-22-55 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support FSK (Starts 22/06, Wed & Thu, 5:30pm-8pm) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-22-6 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Girraween) (Starts 21/06 Tue 10am - 4pm) GIRRAWEEN

Contact us if you have any questions about the course.