CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

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Course description

Study for a rewarding career helping the elderly and disabled with a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) CHC33015. This nationally recognised qualification qualifies you for work as a personal carer and can be completed in the classroom or online. The course will teach you how to recognise healthy body systems, support your client’s independence and wellbeing, and follow safe work practices when engaged in direct client care. Enquire now for a list of study electives, the next opportunities for enrolment, and your eligibility for government subsidies.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance


Work placement

Students will need to complete work placement supervised by qualified staff. Students will attain real-world understandings of the expectations and skills required to work in this field to prepare you for the workforce.

Anyone who isn't already working in a job role related to the qualification within the industry will need to do work placement.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Aged Care Worker$960 weekly pay
Personal Carer$960 weekly pay
Residential Care Worker$960 weekly pay
Community Care WorkerNot available
Home Care Assistance$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Community Development Manager$1,920 weekly pay
Care Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Residential Care Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Diversional Therapist$1,150 weekly pay
Aged Care Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability). The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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This course provider offers the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability):

Macquarie Community College
Online / On Campus