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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Course Overview

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is suitable for anybody seeking to pursue or develop a career providing assistance and support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability, or some other reason, with a centralised focus on caring for aged persons.

Charter Australia offers this course to domestic students and to international students (on a 2nd CoE) in a fast-track structure allowing students to finalize their studies in a shorter period of time.

Career Opportunities

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​

Pathways to Further Studies

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support provides pathways to the following qualifications with the possibility of gaining advanced standing.

  • 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

Course Entrance Requirements

Language Literacy and Numeracy requirements
Students are required to take LLN test before being offered enrolment.
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
  • Working with children check (Where it is appropriate)
  • Relevant immunisation requirements.

​Computer requirements
Student are required to use computer to access study materials, do research, prepare assessments, make notes and communicate with trainers, support staff and/or other students. Student are also required to bring a laptop or tablet computer while attending classes.

Course Duration & Delivery

​Blended learning mode combining classroom sessions, self-paced study, work placement

Duration: Classes will be delivered during 4 months period. Students have maximum 6 months to complete their study.


Assessment for the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support include:

  • Written Task
  • Simulation
  • Workplace Assignment
  • Workplace Journal
  • Practical Demonstration


Classroom training will be delivered at Charter Australia’s North Sydney campus at: Level 3, 53 Walker Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060 Australia.

Work Placement

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

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.

Competency Units

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

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

Intake Dates

Charter Australia uses a rolling enrolment model. Students can enrol in any week in which a new unit of competency starts.

Course Fees

Go to the Fees Information page for more information.

NSW Government Smart & Skilled funding may be available to eligible domestic students. Please go to Smart & Skilled webpage for more information.

Ready to Apply?

Choose the class which suits you, click Enrol to complete the online enrolment form. We will get back to you promptly to advise the outcome of your application or if we require more information from you.

Your enrolment should take around 10 to 15 minutes to complete.

​Information you’ll need:

  • Personal details

  • Contact information such as residential and postal address

  • Email address (mandatory to complete this process online)

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you have not yet registered for a USI, click here to create one. If you have a USI but don’t remember your USI details, click here to find your USI.

  • You will also need to upload a colour copy of your Medicare Card, Photo ID (eg. Driver’s licence), and/or evidence of concession status.

  • NSW Government Smart & Skilled funding may be available to eligible domestic students. For detailed information and to apply, please go to Smart & Skilled.

Need more information? Ring us on 02-9955 5881 or simply fill in the Enquiry form below. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Certificate III in Individual Support Location Domestic Students International Students
C3IS-21-11 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (TWA Class B) (Wed & Thu, 9:30am-3pm) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-21-12 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support(Wed & Fri, 9:30am - 3pm) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-21-22 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Wed & Thu, 9:30am-3pm) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-21-33 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Mon & Tue, 9:30am - 3pm) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-21-13 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support(CWCF Class C/HV) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-21-4 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Blended Learning) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-21-8 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Cabramatta Class) NORTH SYDNEY
C3IS-21-9 - CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Hurstville) HURSTVILLE

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