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Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III + Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    9-12 months

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Kirana Colleges (RTO 52247)

  • Location:

    NSW | WA | QLD | ACT

  • Career Outcomes:

    Community Care Worker | Support Worker | Care Worker | Residential Care Worker | View all

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

About this course

Looking for a two-in-one deal to kickstart your aged care career? The Dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support from Kirana will save you time and money, getting you on the path to the workforce sooner!

If you're passionate about helping others and want a career that really makes a difference, this dual qualification is perfect for you. Throughout the course, you'll gain key skills and learn the basics of providing support to ageing people who need it. The industry is all about person-centred support, which you'll learn to deliver while empowering and improving the lives of your clients.

The nursing support and personal care industry is one of the fastest-growing in Australia, so you'll be spoilt for choice with career options once you graduate. And with the great set of skills you've acquired, you'll be able to give back to the community and make a real difference in the lives of others.


There are no eligibility requirements for this course. However, students will need to obtain a Working with Children Check and a National Police Check.

Areas of study

In this aged care course, the subjects you may study include:

  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
  • CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
  • CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid Certificate IV elective / Certificate III elective
  • CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCAGE003 - Coordinate services for older people
  • CHCAGE004 - Implement interventions with older people at risk
  • CHCCCS025 - Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCCCS006 - Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCPRP001 - Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
Kirana Colleges Get the skills and can-do attitude that employees are looking for when you get qualified with Kirana Education! They have a commitment to delivering work-ready courses and training to ensure students thrive and succeed.

Since its beginning in 2009, Kirana Education has grown to offer over 50 qualifications ranging from Certificate II to Advanced Diplomas. Their in-demand courses offer a platform to launch a career in childhood education and care, community services, business administration and more.

Have the flexibility to study online, on campus or enjoy a blended learning experience – the choice is yours and the opportunities are endless!
Kirana Education is all about providing their students with a positive and supportive learning experience, which is why they’ve developed the Student Assistance Program (SAP). SAP is a confidential and free counselling service which includes a dedicated 24/7 hotline and free counselling sessions (available in person or via Skype) to help keep your mental health and wellbeing on track.

Got a question or concern about your studies? Get help when you speak to an academic VET teacher on Kirana’s Student Support Hotline or send an email to Student Support.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a dual Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification from Kirana.

Graduates are prepared to pursue a range of nursing support and personal care roles within the aged and home care sectors, or may pursue further study with a Diploma of Community Services.

Where could a career in health take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Kirana Colleges offers affordable payment options to help you get you closer to achieving your learning and career goals sooner.

  • Upfront payment via direct debit, debit/credit card or cash
  • Kirana have a range of government financial assistance packages to help subsidise the course fees of eligible students.

Enquire now for more information and to see if you meet eligibility criteria.

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