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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

7.5 months | Blended Learning | Evening or Daytime Classes
Enrolments Open | FREE*

Are you interested in gaining accredited certification and strengthening your key skillset specific to aged care settings? 


Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015 ) provides the skills and training necessary to fulfill a care role in aged, disability and other person-centred support settings.

The units of study will provide you with the foundational skills and knowledge to work in the aged, disability and home and community care industry. You will learn to work with individuals to support their independence and wellbeing, in their homes or in community settings.

This stream specialises in aged care, equipping students with additional key skills specific to aged care.

Upon completion of placement, support to find employment in your field can be provided.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education or must meet the Language & Literacy testing requirements
  • If your level of English is insufficient, a suitable course can be organised to improve your literacy skills
  • All successful applicants will be required to undertake a police check at their own expense to meet workplace regulatory requirements before commencement of practical placement

Assessment Methods

  • Questioning (oral or written)
  • Portfolios, projects and reports
  • Workplace (observation/demonstration tasks)
  • Written assessments
  • Role plays
  • Research tasks
  • Third-party feedback
  • Self-reflection and evaluation

Education Pathways

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Service
  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Career Pathways

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • In-home Respite Worker
  • Community Care Worker


Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) runs for 7.5 months (not including school holidays, public holidays and practical placement).

  • Face to face delivery with 120 hours of mandatory work placement
  • Online delivery with 120 hours of mandatory work placement

Delivery Mode 

Blended delivery which can include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources, however some face to face modules of study are required. Blended delivery also includes 120 hours of mandatory work placement.

Units of Study

Code Title
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
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
HLTNF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

*Course Fees

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Training services are provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.

Individuals with disability are encouraged to access the training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

Enrolment in a government funded place may impact on your ability to access future government funding.

Further Information

Enrolments and enquiries welcome at any time, classes are ongoing and individually paced. If you don’t see a date or time that suits you, contact us to explore flexible learning options – including online learning.

Next Step

Interested in studying a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Home & Community) with WCIG, but want more information? Our expert training team can answer any questions you have to help you make the next step.


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