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Individual Support (Ageing and disability)

Individual Support (Ageing and disability)

CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

Have you considered a career in the Aged or disability Care? The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) will prepare you for work as a career in a residential aged care facility. It will introduce you to all aspects of a career’s role including personal care, wellbeing and assistance with daily activities.

Course Information

This course is ideal for those who want to formalise their existing community work skills, and those who wish to work in aged care facilities and care for the elderly.

Practical Placement:
Includes 120 hours industry placement to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and further develop your skills in a workplace setting.


Information sessions:

Tuesday 04/06/2024 10.00am till 1.00 pm

Thursday 06/06/2024 10.00am till 1.00 pm

9:30am – 3:00pm

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Career Pathway

Occupational titles may include:

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Care Assistant, Support Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Personal Carer and Field Officer

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements although it is expected that students will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and moderate computer, internet and email skills. You will also need to demonstrate genuine compassion and empathy towards others.

This training program includes an additional industry placement component (minimum 120 hours) and you will need to have a satisfactory national police check (must be obtained by participant following acceptance into the course).

Students are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to commence any accredited training in Australia. Please see staff if you need any advice on this matter.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Course Details

Expression of Interest:
We are pleased to announce that we will be delivering this course starting in July 2024. Please contact us to register your interest or ask for further information – [email protected] or 03 8746 1000.

Enrolment Information:
To be considered for enrolment in this program you must attend a pre-training interview.

At the interview we will assess your eligibility for government assistance with tuition fees and provide you with an individual statement of fees.

Training is delivered with the support of Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, subject to the eligibility of the individual.

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Course Units

Core Units
CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work inhealth or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units
Group A electives – AGEING specialisation
CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care
CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Group B electives – DISABILITY specialisation
CHCDIS011 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengthsbased approach
CHCDIS012 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS020 Work effectively in disability support


Course Fees

Course Fees for 2024


Government Contribution

Tuition fee Tuition
(per hour)
Full fee paying $0.00 $8,505.00 $9.00
Government subsidised $8,505.00 $294.00 $0.31
Government subsidised – Concession $8,740.20 $58.80 $0.06

* Training is delivered with the support of Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, subject to the eligibility of the individual. Click here to check eligibility