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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Do you enjoy supporting people and making a difference in people’s lives? Then this course is for you.


This qualification reflects the role of support workers in the community and/or residential setting following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

This qualification includes:

  • Assisting and improving the quality of life of people with a disability and the elderly
  • Helping your clients to live with respect and dignity and maintain as much independence for as long as possible

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Care Worker/Assistant
  • Residential Care worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Home Care Assistant

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised CHC62015 Certificate III in Individual Support
  • Skills and knowledge required to provide care for elderly clients and administer related tasks
  • Skills to apply and follow legislative requirements in the care industry

What you need to know about this course:

  • Classes commence at the beginning of week 1 of each school term
  • Students will be accepted into the class throughout the term
  • You will need to plan for approximately 5-8 hours a week at home to complete assessment tasks
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC

What resources do you need to study from home?

  • A computer with internet access
  • Email access
  • Facebook account

Course entry requirements:

  • Current National Police Check (can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Complete an SGSCC English language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine that the student has sufficient skills to successfully complete the course
  • Access to computer/internet
  • Facebook account for private class communication and access to learning resources (account can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Note taking materials
  • Attend work placement (arranged by SGSCC) and be workplace assessed (minimum 120 hours)
  • Unique Student Identifier (can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course
  • Recognition for units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences

Units of Competency you will be studying:

  1. CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  2. CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
  3. CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  4. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  5. CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  6. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  7. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  8. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  9. CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  10. CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  11. CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  12. HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
  13. CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Do you need to complete any work placement hours?

  • Yes, you need to complete 120 hours in a care service facility.
  • You will work as a volunteer student during work-placement.
  • SGSCC also offers a simulated learning environment.
  • Before commencing workplacement, you will be required to get a current national criminal record check to allow you to work in a care service facility. SGSCC will assist you with this application process.

Will you need to sit for any exams?

  • No. This is a competency-based course
  • Tell us, then show us you understand and are able to implement the learning you have received
  • You will be required to competently complete assessment tasks for all 13 units of learning

Assessments are made up by a range of:

  • Case studies
  • Demonstration
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Presentation
  • Questions & answers
  • Research report

To be deemed competent:

  • You will receive clear assessment instructions
  • You must complete all assessments to a satisfactory standard as set by your trainer
  • These are assessed by your trainer
  • Opportunities will be provided for trainers to support students and to resubmit their assessments if required

When you have completed and been deemed competent you can:

  • Progress with SGSCC to the CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability, CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Fee and Payment options:

  • $1,750 (maximum Smart & Skilled student fee)
  • $3,000 (fee for those who are ineligible for Smart & Skilled)
  • Pay in full or by Interest-free monthly payment plan
  • By Cash, EFTPOS, Visa or MasterCard

Time for you to enrol:

  • The Workskills team are available to take your enquiry or enrolment on 02 8543 7416 during business hours
  • At the Jannali Office Reception (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

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Self paced

2017-09-25 2017-09-25
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New student intakes are monthly. Classes are held every Wednesday – Friday, 9.30am – 3.00pm, at our Jannali campus.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.