Certificate III in Individual Support

Program Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person centred 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 centred support. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must complete at least 120 hours of work placement in an approved aged care facility.


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Program Structure


Subject Code Subject Name
CHCCCS015 Provide individualized support
CHCCC023 Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognize health body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHACAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS001 Address the need of people with chronic disease
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

Possible Job Outcomes

• Aged Care Worker
• Disability Services Worker
• Personal Care Giver
• Residential Disability Support Worker
• Respite Care Worker