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  • Course Details
  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

    The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is the newest qualification in the aged care industry.

    Students may do this course as an entry pathway into the aged care industry. Our CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course is designed to develop multi-skilled workers who are industry ready to enter the broad range of services supporting the growing aging population in residential and community settings.

    Our new online blended program offers you flexibility whilst maintaining actual live essential support by industry experts and will prepare you for the requirements needed to succeed in this exciting industry. We are proud of the reputation of delivering quality graduates to the aged care industry.

    In addition to the our flexible blended delivery program, you will receive hands on training in our specifically designed manual handling facility ensuring you have the appropriate skills to operate necessary equipment you will be presented with when you commence work in an aged care environment.

    A mandatory component of our program is the 160 hours of practical placement, working within an actual aged care environment. Our dedicated Practical Placement Coordinator will secure you a placement and support you through this process.

    The course comprises of 13 units (7 Core and 6 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfillment of all 13 units of competency.

    Core Units Elective Units
    CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
    CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
    CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
    CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
    HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic diseases
    HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client    
  • Dates & Times
  • Dates

    Commencing Weekly (12 Week Program)


    Online/ZOOM  Two (2) hour daily tutorials 
    Monday, Tuesday, Friday


    Actual live daily learning support  (9am – 3.30pm)
    Monday, Tuesday, Friday

    An additional 160 hours of practical placement to be completed at the end of 12 week theory component

    (scheduled Monday – Friday over 4 weeks)

  • Locations
  • Online – Virtual Classroom Delivery

    Six  (6) days of Mandatory Workshop Assessment

    Delivery Location

    Adelaide City Location

    Dates will be confirmed upon enrolment

    The mandatory workshop location is located in the CBD close to all public transport amenities allowing for ease of access to students from outer suburbs.


    There is public car parking available for students.

  • Enrolment
  • Admission Criteria

    Applicants seeking entry into CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course should meet the following criteria.

    • Be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or
      a New Zealand citizen or an eligible Visa holder living in South
    • Successfully participate in the Core Skills Profile for Adults
      Assessment (CSPA)
    • 16 years of age or older, and not enroled at school.
    • Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or
      equivalent or be of mature age.
    • Must be able to produce a clear Working with Children card.
    • As per the Australian Department of Health, all students
      will need to provide evidence of having two (2) Covid-19
      vaccinations, and their booster when eligible.
    • Provide evidence of Funding Eligibility (such as Photo
      Identification, Citizenship, or relevant Visa. Further items of
      evidence may be required).
    • Under 18 years of age will require guardian consent.
    • Have access to a computer and internet access.
    • There are no prerequisite units of competence.

    How to enrol

    To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.

    Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.

    If you would like to find out a little more about our this course simply download the Course Brochure.

    Or request further information by clicking on the Enquire Now button and completing the form and one of our course consultants will contact you shortly.
    Enquire Now

    Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
    1300 854336 Toll Free.

    Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.

  • Career Outcomes
  • Possible Job Outcomes

    The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work. With an ageing population their is a high demand for care workers in the aged care and associated industries. This qualification is generally identified as the minimal qualification required to work in these areas.

    Possible Course Pathways

    Once students have completed their qualification at the certificate III level they may decide to continue their studies in the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the aged care sector and across the community sector.

    The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support requires the completion of 18 units, however for those students who have successfully completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support with AEATS, they will be automatically granted credits for 10 of these units.

    AEATS will also recognise credit transfers upon proof of units completed with other RTOs.

    The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

    An appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work.

    Possible job outcomes are:

    • Accommodation support worker
    • Field officer
    • Home care assistant
    • Care assistant
    • In-home respite worker
    • Care service employees
    • Care worker
    • Personal care assistant
    • Community care worker
    • Personal care giver
    • Community house worker
    • Personal care worker
    • Community support worker
    • Support worker
    • Disability service
  • Fees
  • Fee Information

    Concession ( JobTrainer Eligible) $166.25 or eight (8) fortnightly payments of $20.78
    All Eligible Students $166.25 or eight (8) fortnightly payments of $20.78        

    For further information: Visit for Participant Eligibility Criteria

    Interest Free flexible payment plan options are available to suit the convenience of students.

    The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

    NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the South Australian Vocational Education And Training – Training Fee Framework.

    There are many individual factors that may vary your applicable fees. Contact AEATS for a Fee quote.

    This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit your local Customer Service Centre.

    For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 854 336 (Toll Free).

    The following students are entitled to the concession rate inline with the JobTrainer eligibility:

    a) Persons holding:

    –     A Pensioner Concession Card

    –     A Veteran Affairs concession card

    –     A Health Care Card

    b) Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of Austudy or Abstudy. Or evidence of being unemployed.

    c) Persons aged between 17 – 24 years and not enrolled at secondary school.

    d) Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

    Proof of eligibility for concession must be provided at the time of enrolment.

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