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Certificate III in Individual Support (VIC Only)

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months part-time

  • Start date:

    Enquire now, for start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Skills Training Ausstralia

  • Location:


  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Family Support Worker | Personal Care Assistant | Community Care Worker | Care Service Employee | 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

Build urgently needed professional skills for a career working closely with people by studying this Certificate III in Individual Services course from Skills Training Australia.

A challenging, dynamic and deeply rewarding career path, working in individual support gives you the unique opportunity to help people transform their own lives. Working closely with clients every day, you'll use your skills and insights to provide exceptional care in a home or aged are facility setting, and ensure that all people have access to the high-quality, people-centred care they deserve.

In this course, you'll learn the ethical and regulatory requirements of delivering community care, and build the vital relationship, personal and social skills required to empower and support older people.

Developed in consultation with industry professionals and delivered by experienced aged care trainers, this course provides relevant training and learning opportunities for a growing allied health industry. If you want a career where you can make a real difference, this course may be your first big step.


How to Get In

There are no educational or qualification prerequisites for this course.

Areas of study

In this community services course, you may choose one of three specialisation streams:

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

The subjects you will study may include:

  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for client direct care
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and well being
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support
  • CHCLAH001 - Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • CHCAGE002 - Implement falls prevention strategies
  • CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCHCS001 - Provide home and community support
  • CHCCCS025 - Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCCCS006 - Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
Skills Training Australia Study with Skills Training Australia and discover a career path that makes a real difference. Gain a nationally recognised qualification to pursue a career in nursing, aged care, health services and more – they’re here to help you help others!

Learning with Skills Training Australia means you’ll receive the highest quality training and assessment services, as well as access to some of Australia’s largest community services and health providers.

Skills Training Australia is just as passionate as you when it comes to giving back to the community; so ask yourself, is there anyone else you’d want to lead you on your way?
Skills Training Australia is committed to helping you achieve your goals, offering a supportive environment and a first-class training experience.

You’ll be taught the industry’s best practices from trainers who are still active in the community and services sector, and are dedicated to supporting you throughout your learning journey, from course commencement to completion.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • : Melbourne Knox
  • Victoria: Melbourne CBD

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate III in Individual Support.

With this qualification, you'll be eligible to seek employment in a broad range of roles in the care and community service sectors. Job opportunities after course completion may include working as a:

  • Family Support Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Community Care Worker
  • Care Service Employee
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Care Worker
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Disability Service Worker
  • Photographic, Film & Television Make-up Artist
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Food Services Worker (Aged Care)
  • Client Assistant
  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Transport Support Worker
  • Planned Activity Assistant
  • Residential Aide
  • In-Home Respite Worker
  • Community Access Coordinator

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Skills Training Australia offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - All course costs can be paid in full via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit
  • Course fees include tuition, resources (where applicable), amenities and administration costs.

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