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Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC33015 – CRICOS: 094834B
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.

About the Course

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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 hours of work placements.

Possible Outcomes

You will be able to develop and expand your existing educational or vocational skills and be able to enhance your knowledge about work force planning, team management, risk management, project management and professional development.

Suitable for a professional role of:

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Food Services Worker (Aged Care)
13 units are required for award of this qualification including 7 core units and 6 elective units in accordance with the packaging rules specified in the CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0. Core Units
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
Elective units
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Year 12 or equivalent

Over 18 years of age

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Written questions Case studies Role Plays Classroom projects Simulated Assessments Workplace projects Workplace Observations Portfolio Supervisor Report