• Course Details
  • 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 face to face classroom course led by industry experts 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 classroom delivery, 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 disease
    HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care    
  • Dates & Times
  • Dates

    Class commencement dates
    Commences weekly throughout the year
    12 week duration (subject to public holidays)
    Plus an additional 160 hours of practical placement


    Days per week
    Monday Wednesday Thursday

    Additional self-pace learning also required on remaining days


    Class times
    Commences at 8.30am
    Concludes 3.30pm

  • Locations
  • Online – Virtual Classroom Delivery

    Due to recent Coronavirus restrictions classroom delivery is currently being delivered via Online-Virtual Classroom activity

    Normal Classroom Delivery Location

    Level 1/69 Ocean Keys Boulevard
    Clarkson WA

    Public Transport

    Our Clarkson delivery location is located close to main bus and train terminal making it highly accessible from most northern locations of Perth.


    There is free public car parking available at the centre

  • Enrolment
  • Admission Criteria

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

    • Under 18 years of age will require an additional notice of arrangement.
    • Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent, or be of mature age.
    • Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of formats.
    • Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN).
    • Obtain a satisfactory clear National Police Clearance.
    • Primary place of residence must be in Western Australia.
    • Must be an Australian Citizen /Permanent Resident / Temporary Visa holder of sub-class 309, 444, 820, 826 Dependant of sub-class 457 visa/Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790)/Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785)/Bridging Visa E holders (subclass 050 and 051) where a valid application for visa of subclass 785 or 790 has been made.

    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 360 366 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

    This Course is Fee Free in 2023 to all eligible students.

    NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the WA Department of Training and Workforce Development Fees and Charges Policy 2022.

    This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website www.centrelink.gov.au. 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 630 366 (Toll Free).

    The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:

    1. Persons and dependants of persons holding
    2. A Pensioner Concession Card
    3. A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
    4. A Health Care Card
    5. Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
    6. Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance
    7. Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

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

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