Certificate III in Individual Support

About the Program

Certificate III in Individual Support is designed for those with a passion to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people whose capacity for independent living is at risk. In particular the aged, incapacitated and those with disabilities. By undertaking this nationally recognised qualification, you will be provided with the knowledge and confidence required to care for members of the community including:

  • Supporting overall individual health and well-being
  • Providing personal care, support and encouragement for participating in activities
  • Assisting with daily living activities
  • Creating, implementing and monitoring individualised care plans
  • Supporting the elderly or disabled in their homes or in a community setting

On completion of this qualification, you will have a variety of employment opportunities, in particular working within the health and community industry at hospitals, nursing homes, aged care facilities and community centres.
An indication of a civilized society is one that cares for its elderly and disabled.

Career Outcomes

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Community/Home Care Assistant
  • Care Supervisor
  • Care Service Employee

Tuition Fees

  • Tuition Fees is priced at $10,000
  • Applicants will incur a non-refundable application fee of $200.00
  • Material fee – $300.00
  • Total Fee: $10,500

Program Delivery Structure

Delivery Mode On Campus: This course will be held on campus.

Work Placement: You will be required to complete 120 hours of work placement during the course (police check required)

Entry Criteria

  • 18 years old and above
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550

Course Duration Up to 50 weeks including work placement.

Program Completion Requirements
You are required to attend all scheduled classes, work placements and submit assessments in a timely manner and achieve competent results for all units; in order to receive their qualification.

Unit Code 
CHCCOM005 
CHCCCS015 
CHCCCS023 
HLTWHS002 
HLTAAP001 
CHCDIV001 
CHCLEG001 
CHCPAL001 
CHCCCS011 
CHCDIS007 
CHCHCS001 
CHCAGE001 
CHCAGE005 
Unit Name 
Communicate and work in health or
community services 
Provide individualised support 
Support independence and well being 
Follow safe work practices for direct client
care
Recognise healthy body systems 
Work with diverse people 
Work legally and ethically 
Deliver care services using a palliative
approach 
Meet personal support needs 
Facilitate the empowerment of people
with disability 
Provide home and community support
services 
Facilitate the empowerment of older
people 
Provide support to people living with
dementia 
Core or
Elective 
Core 
Core 
Core 
Core 
Core 
Core 
Core 
Elective 
Elective 
Elective 
Elective 
Elective 
Elective 
Hrs.
30
30
80
25
70
40
55
60
60
100
50
50
65