• 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

    Sydney Central Location

    Dates will be confirmed upon enrolment

    The mandatory workshop location is located 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.

    • Are 18 years old and
    • 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, 310, 820, 826, 851 / Dependant of sub-class 457 visa.

    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

    NSW Smart & Skilled Policy 2023:
    All Eligible Students      Fee Free $0

    The Fee Free  is made available to all students who meet the Smart & Skilled Eligibility criteria and is made available under the “Skilling for Recovery Training Initiative”

    The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

    NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the NSW Smart & Skilled Fees Policy 2023.

    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 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).

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

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