The CHC33021 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 on 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.
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)
Classroom based, Workplace, Virtual/Blended
Various locations across Qld
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.
Working with Children Check required before undertaking Work Placement.
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:
This Course is subsidised under the 2023-2024 Queensland VET Investment Program administered by the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training’s (DYJESBT).
To be eligible to enrol in the Certificate 3 Guarantee, prospective participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
(In addition to the standard eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply for participation in certain subsidised qualifications. Any additional eligibility requirements will be based on industry advice or requirements under the relevant national training package and will be detailed in the Queensland Training Subsidies List.)
|QUALIFICATION CODE AND NAME||NON – CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS||CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS|
|CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support||$2.00 PER UNIT,
|$1.00 PER UNIT,
Co-contribution Fee represents the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to undertake the qualification. This fee includes total cost to the student to enrol, undertake training and be awarded the qualification
This course has 15 units of competency:
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CHCCCS031||Provide individualised support||Core|
|CHCCCS038||Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support||Core|
|CHCCCS040||Support independence and wellbeing||Core|
|CHCCCS041||Recognise healthy body systems||Core|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core|
|HLTINF006||Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control||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|