CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (RTO 40064)


Duration: One year

95 Stage 2 credits

Entry Requirements
Course Description

This course has been designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to work in the aged care sector and to provide assistance and support to the elderly. It focuses on the development of skills to identify and address the specific needs of clients while supporting their independence and wellbeing.

Students learn the basics of working with the elderly, including the principles and practices informing a client-centred approach to service delivery. They also learn the legal and ethical frameworks guiding the sector and apply their skills to work with a range of clients with diverse needs.

This course is delivered by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (RTO 40064) at Thebarton Senior College. 


Core 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 health body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS002Assist with movement
HLTAID003Provide first aid


Completion of this course prepares students to work in aged care roles or to seek further studies in the community services sector.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course specified in the training package; however, students must satisfy the school admission requirements and achieve satisfactory results in a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

This course is delivered through the Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS) funding scheme. Eligibiligy criteria apply.