26 weeks (Standard Course)
This course includes work-based training of 10 weeks @ 20 hours per week (total=200 hours)
14 weeks (Intensive Course)
This course includes work-based training of 4 weeks @ 38 hours per week (total = 152 hours)
This course includes no holidays.
Classes are rostered for 3 days per week (24 hours per week).
This qualification suits students seeking employment in the following job roles:
Accommodation Support Worker
Personal Care Giver
Respite Care Worker
The delivery methods for this course include:
Face-to-face classroom-based learning.
Structured learning activities
Work-based training (please see above)
During work-based training, students will be able to practice their skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist students to be job-ready at graduation. Work Based Training is organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Officers, into workplaces approved by Stanley College.
Stanley College has a strong network of employers waiting to hire our graduates. Students will have access to employment assistance services including advice and tips on resume preparation, coaching on interview techniques and assistance in finding employment.
Recognition of Previous Studies or Work Experience
Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
Local students may be entitled to Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy or the Pensioner Education Supplement. For enquiries, please contact Centrelink on 132 490.
Students must successfully complete the following units:
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
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Tuition Fee: $1,450
Easy payment plans available
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent
In order to complete the work-based training element of this course, students are also required to provide:
National Police Clearance
Medical Clearance may also be required
On completion of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, students may also pursue a CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support at Stanley College or other Government registered education providers.
To apply, click here to fill in our application form.