On successful completion of this course the student would be awarded CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support which is a nationally recognised qualification.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Quick Facts

Qualification: CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support

Duration: The course length can vary depending on the type of enrolment you are entitled to. To find out more, contact our Course Advisor for more information

Practical Placement:  Students have to complete a minimum 120 hours of placement.

Entry Requirement: There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course

Modes of delivery:  Classroom/ Face to face mode

Delivery Location: 16D 77-79 Ashley Street. Braybrook VIC 3019

Course Fees & Refund Policy:  The course price can vary depending on the number of specialisation the student wishes to package – refer below to packaging rule. Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course

Resources Provided: Course material and resources are provided by the college

Course Format and Packaging Rules:

Total number of units = 13

  • 7 core units
  • 6 elective units, consisting of:
    • at least 4 units from the electives listed below, at least 2 units must be from those units listed under Groups A, B or C
    • up to 2 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome
    • Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Individual Support. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation.

 Packaging for each specialisation:

  • All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).
  • All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).
  • At least four units from Group C electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community).
  • Where two specialisations are completed award of the qualification would read Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community).
  • All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Assessment:

Assessment methods include observations, demonstrations portfolio, questioning, third party evidence, workplace project, assignment, case studies and work placement.

Employment Opportunities:

Provider:

Knights College (Rto ID 41269)

Course Outline:

To attain the CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support, 13 units of competency must be achieved:

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

Group A electives 

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

Group B electives

CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

Elective units – Other

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid