CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing or Disability)

What’s involved,

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.

What you will be studying,

Core Certificate 3 in Individual Support (Ageing or Disability)
CHCCCS015 Provide Individual 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 Recognize healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Group A Ageing Specializations (3 units)
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meeting personal needs
Group B Disability Specialization (4 units)
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using strengths based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centered behaviors supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Other Electives
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with careers and families
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using palliative approach


Next course commences on: 

Adelaide Campus

  • 24th of February 2020, Enrolling now.
  • 16th of March 2020, Enrolling Now

Southport Campus

  • 16th of March 2020, Enrolling Now.

Course information

  • Course Cost
    • SA – $350 (subject to eligibility for Government’s WorkReady funding in South Australia), $2350 if not funded
    • QLD – $150(subject to eligibility for Government’s Cert III Guarantee funding in Queensland), $2350 if not funded
  • Course Length
    • SA – 6 weeks Monday-Friday training plus 120 hours (4 weeks) Industry placement
    • QLD – 8 weeks Monday-Thursday training plus 120 hours (4 weeks) Industry placement
  • 8:45am – 3pm

Prior to vocational placement, all students will need:

  • a current national police clearance
  • senior first aid certificate (available through Celtic Training for $50 – SA only)
  • a uniform shirt (available through Celtic Training for $50)


You can check your eligibility by visiting:



All students are required to demonstrate language, literacy and numeracy skills at enrolment according to the Government’s compulsory Upfront Assessment of Need testing.

Additional Information

RCC/RPL Info : RCC/RPL Available
Payment Plan Information : Deposit plus Installments

Courses are run regularly