CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support reflects (Ageing) the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered 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-centered support.
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered 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-centered support.
Some of the tasks to be completed as part of the above roles are:-
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, all students will be required to provide a national police check at enrolment and complete your first aid certificate before commencing work placement. You may also be required to obtain a flu vaccination.
To obtain a police check go to the following website.
We encourage all students to apply for a Working with Children Check. This is mandatory for those students that choose the disability or home and community services courses.
There are no academic requirements or pre-requisites for this qualification, however, the student must:
You will be assessed on your language, literacy and numeracy skills at enrolment to ensure you have the skills in line with ACSF level 3. If you do not meet the required skills you may need to complete foundational skills training with an approved provider before you can enrol to complete this qualification with ANTS
Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Hours may vary depending on venues and student demands
You have 12 months from course commencement to complete this qualification
3-5/818 Old Princes Hwy, Sutherland NSW 2232
(2 minutes walk from Sutherland train station)
Hunter Region–Specific venue details will be confirmed along with the training plan prior to enrolment.
To complete this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in a total of 13 units. Seven of these units are core and there are 6 electives. The table below shows the content of our standard course, however other electives are available.
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
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
please see the link https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC33015
Students will attend the mandatory work placement after completing the face to face theory and simulated training.The placement will include both training and assessment.
Australian Nursing and Training Services (ANTS) arranges work placements for students.
All students must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in an accredited residential care facility for either aged care, disability or home and community organisation to be deemed competent for this qualification.
Along with your police check you will also need to obtain HLTAID003 Provide first aid prior to commencing your placement. If you choose the Disability or Home and Community specialisation you will also need to obtain a working with children check.
Some facilities may also require you to provide Immunisation records/evidence, (Flu Vaccines are required in all Accredited Residential Care Facilities, if you are not vaccinated the facility may not accept you)
You will be required to provide your own uniform for work placement, please see the detailed description below.
Blended – Combination of face to face, simulated training, workplace and self-directed learning.
State and Federal Government subsidy is available for eligible students.
The Subsidised price range from Free to $1750 (depending on your eligibility). See (Our Funding) page for more details
Full fee-paying students:
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) – $1800
Please refer to the student handbook for any further administration fees that will be applicable to your studies.
Opportunities for Further Study
Successful completion of this program will allow participant to articulate into a number of qualifications including:
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows a person to receive recognition and credit for the knowledge and skills they have, no matter how and where they were attained, including overseas. This can include skills from previous study, work experience and life experience.
Australian Nursing and Training Services has an obligation to recognise Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other registered training organisations
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will be presented in competency-based mode and the student’s competency will be assessed at all levels according to competencies and performance criteria. The training package for each competency specifies the conditions and method of assessment. Assessment methods range from completing set tasks and activities, class attendance and participation, completion of assignments / projects and practical demonstrations in a simulated or workplace environment.