CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

This is the new qualification desired by employers in the Ageing and Disability Industry and replaces the Certificate III in Aged Care and Certificate III in Disability.

Strive International Employment & Training is now offering CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing Specialisation) and (Disability Specialisation).

Growth demand for care and support services remains strong and as such it has been predicted that to meet the increased demand in the Aged and Disability sector (Community Services Industry), more workers are needed with a solid underpinning knowledge and well developed skills to deal with the increasing complexity of the needs of those in care, who are qualified to provide these services.  It is expected that one in every four jobs created nationally between 2013 and 2018 will be in the Community Services and Health Industry.  This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed for workers to provide individualised care and to deal with the increasing needs of those in care.

Skilled care workers can use this nationally recognised CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support to gain a well-respected career in:

  • Aged care facilities
  • Disability Support organisations
  • Home care services
  • Respite services

What will I learn

This qualification will introduce you to all aspects of a carers role including:

  • Personal care, manual handling and higher level care
  • Health and well being
  • Assisting with daily activities of living
  • Encouraging clients to maintain their independence
  • Contributing to individual care plans

Required skills

The skills required for this industry include exceptional compassion and a genuine want to help others, high energy, enthusiasm and an ability to connect with people and lead from the front. 

What job can I get with this qualification?

Some of the rewarding jobs you could consider after finishing this qualification. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Personal Carer
  • Assistant in nursing
  • Disability Support worker
  • Home care assistant
  • Care assistant
  • In-home respite worker
  • Care service employee
  • Community house worker

Course delivery

This course is delivered face-to-face classroom training with simulated training opportunities using practical based scenarios which will give you the theoretical knowledge and foundation practical skills to enter into a structured work placement opportunity (120 hours) in a facility sourced by Strive International Employment & Training.  Your work placement will give you further opportunity to learn and develop the practical skills required by the Industry and the opportunity to be assessed on those practical skills.  This qualification may attract training subsidies.  Visit our 'Study With Us' page for more information.

Is what I know already taken into account?

YES - recognition of prior learning (RPL), is a process for giving students credit for skills, knowledge and experience gained through working and learning. It can be gained at any stage of their lives, through formal and informal learning, in Australia or overseas, through work or other activities.

National Recognised Training logo

When you see the Nationally Recognised Training logo, you can rest assured that the Qualification you are considering will be recognised right across Australia. The Government have created these Qualifications to ensure a benchmark in skills.