CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

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Course description

Join the rapidly growing aged care sector with a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) (CHC33015). In this nationally recognised qualification you’ll be learning how to provide one-on-one support to the elderly — either in their homes or at an aged care facility. Study units cover: dementia, healthy body systems, ethics and legal compliance, communication and relationship building. The course is hands-on and you’ll be completing a work placement (3 weeks) to give you real-world experience and on-the-job training.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

3 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.

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.


You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Social Perceptiveness

Understanding why people react the way they do.


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 Worker$960 weekly pay
Home Care Assistance$960 weekly pay
Trainee Support Worker$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Diversional Therapist$1,150 weekly pay
Aged Care Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay
Residential Care Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Lifestyle Coordinator$1,050 weekly pay
Residential Care Officer$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, Home and Community). 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, Home and Community) 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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These course providers offer the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community):

National College Australia
West Australian Institute of Further Studies
On Campus
Skills Strategies International
Online / On Campus