CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support


The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred assistance to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or other reasons. This course emphasises the role of workers in the community and/or in a residential setting, who follow an individualised plan to meet various support needs.

This area of work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Along with theoretical knowledge, you will have the factual, technical and procedural know-how of the concepts and practices required to work as a support worker.

Nationally Recognised


Practical Placement

120 work placement hours (in a Residential Care or community Care Setting)

Students must have the current National Police Check prior to the commencement of their work placement (National Police Check)

Delivery Mode

Classroom based, Workplace, Virtual/Blended


Please contact the administration team for more information.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.

Career Opportunities

This course will provide you with an opportunity to continue your studies in any of the following:

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

Funding Eligibility

Victorian residents who undertake training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application.

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Fees Schedule

Qualification Code and Name Units Estimated Duration Administration Charges (Non Refundable) Skills First Tuition Fee *Skills First Concession Tuition Fee Fee For Service
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support 13 12 months $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $3000.00

This qualification is funded (under Skills First Program) for eligible candidates only for Non Traineeship and Traineeship.

*Concession fee is applicable to eligible students only, as per the latest Skills First Fee Guidelines. Contact AET to check fee concession eligibility.
Please be aware that if your course is being subsidised by the Victorian Government under the Skills First program that enrolling in the above course may affect your future training options and eligibility for further government subsidised training under the Skills First program.

For more information on government subsidised training use the following link: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/skillsfirst/Pages/default.aspx

The tuition fees are indicative and may be varied subject to individual circumstances on enrolment.


This course has 13 units of competency:

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
HLTAAP001 Recongnise healthy body systems Core
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support Core
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
HLTAID011 Provide first aid Elective
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports Elective
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion Elective
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Elective
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability Elective
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients Elective