Course Overview

This Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) provides staff with the essential skills and knowledge to provide person-centred support to people who may require additional care due to ageing, disability or various other reasons. You will learn how to recognise healthy body systems, interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately and meet personal support needs. You will gain confidence to work in a team environment whilst providing an exceptional level of care.

What you will learn

  • How to provide personal-centred care
  • Technical and procedural knowledge
  • Effective Leadership skills
  • Change management skills

Complimentary training includes

We uniquely include a Healthcare Plus Program which also gives staff the following skills:

  • Medication endorsement
  • ACFI training
  • First Aid certificate

Qualification Pathway

After achieving this qualification, students may choose to study the following qualifications:

  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015)
  • Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT47315)

Career options

  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker or Assistant

Course Units

Core Units

  • CHCDIV001-  Work with Diverse People
  • HLTAAP001- Recognise Healthy Body Systems
  • HLTWHS002- Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCCS023-  Support Independence and wellbeing
  • CHCLEG001-  Work Legally and Ethically
  • CHCCCS015-  Provide Individualised Support
  • CHCCOM005-  Communicate and Work in Health and Community Services

Elective Units

  • CHCCCS011-  Meet Personal Support Needs
  • HLTHPS006-  Assist Clients with Medication
  • HLTINF001-  Comply with Infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • BSBMED301-  Interpret and Apply Medical Terminolgy Appropriately
  • CHCCCS021- Respond to Suspected Abuse
  • HLTAID003- Provide first aid
  • CHCAGE001-  Facilitate the Empowerment of Older People
  • BSBINM201- Process and maintain workplace information

Course Details

  • Recognition: Nationally accredited training
  • Mandatory Placement: 120 hours of professional work placement
  • Course Duration: 12 months (minimum of one day of training per month)
  • Study mode: Classroom
  • Assessment: Assignments and projects
  • Payment Options: Fees, Refunds & Cancellation Policy

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