Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability)

Program Description

This qualification is designed for workers in the community or residential setting who provide individualized support to the aged or people with disabilities. They must use discretion and judgement, and take responsibility for their own outputs. They are taught factual, technical and procedural knowledge of the concepts and practices required.
Students may undertake this course as an entry pathway into the aged care or disability care industry. Our course is directed towards developing multi-skilled workers for the broad range of services supporting aged people and the disabled in residential and community settings.


Contact Us

Program Structure

Subject Code Subject Name
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
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Possible Job Outcomes

• Accommodation Support Worker
• Community Care Worker
• Care Assistant
• Assistant in Nursing
• Personal care Assistant
• Care Service Employees
• Field Officer
• Personal Care Giver
• In-home Respite Worker
• Home Care Assistant
• Care Service Employees
• Nursing Assistant
• Community House Worker
• Community Support Worker
• Care Worker
• Personal Care Worker
• Support Worker
• Disability Service Officer (in some jurisdictions)