CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

This qualification has been designed to assist students who are currently working or are seeking employment within the Aged Care, Home Care, or Disability Care settings to develop the important physical and cognitive skills required to successfully work within industry, develop meaningful professional relationships, provide person-centred support and meet the personal care needs of clients within these settings.

Employment opportunities

  • Assistant in Nursing (AIN)
  • Nurse‚Äôs aide
  • Aged care worker
  • Client Assistant
  • Community access worker
  • Community care worker
  • Disability support worker
  • Home care worker
  • Respite worker / carer
  • Residential Support worker
  • Personal care assistant

Qualification information

To successfully complete this qualification students must complete 13 units of competency for either Ageing, Home and Community or Disability and a mandatory 120 hour work placement.

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

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.
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families.
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care service using a palliative approach.
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

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.
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families.
  • CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services.
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

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

  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs.
  • CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach.
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centered behaviour support.
  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social interaction.
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability.
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.

Course prerequisites and requirements

Prerequisite:

  • Current influenza vaccination.
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination – Aged care only 

Requirements:

  • National police check (must cover working with vulnerable people)
  • Working with children blue card – Disability only 
  • comprehend, communicate and complete assessment tasks in English
  • Have the ability to complete manual tasks including bending, pushing, pulling, lifting.

Study options

  • In-class (upcoming start dates: 05/07/2022, 06/09/2022)
  • External paper based – Self paced.
  • Online – self paced – learn.hanmac.qld.edu.au

Course duration

3 months in-class / 6 months external.

Start date

In-class dates can be found on the front page of this website.

External/online options have a rolling start and can be commenced throughout the year.

Fees

Full fee – $2249

Certificate 3 Guarantee co-contribution fee – $195 non concessional / $130 concessional

National police check (if completed by HANMAC) $42.15

Student polo shirt – $38 per shirt

Funding option

The Certificate 3 Guarantee program, funded by the Queensland Government, may be available for Queensland based students enrolling into this qualification. Eligibility criteria applies. For further information on the Certificate 3 Guarantee program including the eligibility criteria and the Queensland Governments Certificate 3 Guarantee fact sheet click here

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