CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

CRICOS Course Code: 102357M

About this course

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized 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-centred support.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

The latest release of the qualification can be found at:

Key Information

Course Duration

52 Weeks

Study Mode


Course Location

Brisbane, Melbourne

Course Fees

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Course Intake

January, April, July, October

International students must be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.

These students must also have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).

International Students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:   

  • the student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.  
  • the student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO. 
  • the student has successfully completed an English Placement Test.  
  • the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia 
  • the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.

Total Units 13   Core Units 7    Elective Units 6

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
CHCCCS015Provide individualized supportCore
CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeingCore
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore
HLTAAP001Recognize healthy body systemsCore
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleElective
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs Elective
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementiaElective
CHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategiesElective
BSBCUS301Deliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesElective

Students who complete this course may be able to seek potential employment in community service industry. Such roles includes:

  • Direct support worker in aged care
  • Disability
  • Home and community care

Enquire about the course

Simply fill out the form to receive the course guide and a call from Brighton College Student Advisor.


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