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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support


Acquire the skills and knowledge to gain stable employment in community and/or residential aged care facilities. Learn to provide personal care to people who may require support due to ageing or disability. Be trained in safety procedures and the legal and ethical framework of this sector.

Course Duration

Option 1:
26 weeks (Standard Course)
This course includes work-based training of 10 weeks @  20 hours per week (total=200 hours)

Option 2:
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).

Career Opportunities

This qualification suits students seeking employment in the following job roles:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker

Study Modes

The delivery methods for this course include:

Course Content

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

Work-based Training

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.

Recognition of Prior Learning / 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.

Government Funding

Local students may be entitled to Youth Allowance, Austudy/Abstudy or the Pensioner Education Supplement. For enquiries, please contact Centrelink on 132 490.

Employment Services

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.

Further Studies

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.

Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Entry Requirements

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

Tuition Fee: $1,450
Easy payment plans available.

Funding is available under the Future Skills WA Program:
Concession Course Fee*: $514.10

For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here


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It has been a great experience studying at Stanley College. I have made new friends and my trainer is Read more ... Jessica Alberto, Sudan Certificate III in Aged Care