CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Why should I choose this course? 

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgment in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. 

What are my career opportunities?

This qualification provides participants with the skills to obtain positions in the following environments, aged care, disability, planned activity groups, day services and local councils.             


This qualification can lead to areas such as Certificate IV in Ageing Support and Certificate IV Allied Health Assist.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is at the Australian Qualification Framework Level 3 and a level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) is required to ensure the student has the potential required to complete the assessment work expected throughout the course. The LLN assessment will take place as part of the Pre Training Review process.

*Please note that courses will only run with sufficient numbers.

The duration and training delivery

The course is divided into a series of 4 day training blocks, one block per month for 15 months.  These blocks may contain either single units or units with common themes.  You will be given session plans prior to each block so you know which units are covered.

Units of Competence    

7 core & 6 elective


  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
  • 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

Electives (Example only: This combination would achieve an Aged Care/HACC dual specialisation)

  • 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
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
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