Course Details

About the program
Certificate III in Individual Support, this qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

This course is appropriate for people who are seeking employment in the following roles: aged care worker; personal carer; support worker; home and community carer. It is important to note that the nature of the work role and client group requires that students have a certain level of maturity and commitment as the work can be both physically and emotionally demanding.
This qualification is also beneficial for any person who may:

  • Have no formal qualifications
  • Wish to review/update knowledge and practical experience
  • Be seeking a new career

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to; be at least 16 years of age (students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian to approve their enrolment) and undertake a criminal record check.

Course Pathways
Successful completion of this qualification will enable the student to progress to CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, or to gain employment within an Aged Care Facility or in the Community Services Sector.

Training delivery
This course can be conducted online, blended, work based or in the classroom. Training is delivered through our Registered Training Organisation: Gateway Training Academy RTO ID 32305.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a:

  • Nationally recognised Certificate & Transcript or
  • Statement of Attainment (if found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency)

To successfully complete this qualification, you require 13 units of competence. These 13 units are comprised of 7 core unit which is compulsory and 6 elective units.

The units of competence shown below have been selected by Gateway Training Academy based on the course purpose.

CHCCCS015Provide individualised supportCore

Unit Code Unit Title Unit Type
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being Core
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families Elective
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services Elective
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Elective
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Elective
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people Elective
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach Elective

*Please note that elective units may be subject to change.

**Please contact us if you would like to discuss customised elective unit options to suit your needs.

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Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Community Care Worker

Industry Insights

Future Growth

Very Strong

Australia’s aged care sector already generates almost $20 billion a year in revenue. That figure is expected to grow at 4.7% a year for the next five years. … More aged care businesses will be needed as our population ages.

Weekly Pay

$1,265

The average support worker salary in Australia is $62,303 per year or $31.95 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $55,567 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $79,018 per year.

Satisfied With Training

93%

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Overview

Course Details

About the program
Certificate III in Individual Support, this qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

This course is appropriate for people who are seeking employment in the following roles: aged care worker; personal carer; support worker; home and community carer. It is important to note that the nature of the work role and client group requires that students have a certain level of maturity and commitment as the work can be both physically and emotionally demanding.
This qualification is also beneficial for any person who may:

  • Have no formal qualifications
  • Wish to review/update knowledge and practical experience
  • Be seeking a new career

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to; be at least 16 years of age (students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian to approve their enrolment) and undertake a criminal record check.

Course Pathways
Successful completion of this qualification will enable the student to progress to CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, or to gain employment within an Aged Care Facility or in the Community Services Sector.

Training delivery
This course can be conducted online, blended, work based or in the classroom. Training is delivered through our Registered Training Organisation: Gateway Training Academy RTO ID 32305.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a:

  • Nationally recognised Certificate & Transcript or
  • Statement of Attainment (if found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency)

Course Structure

To successfully complete this qualification, you require 13 units of competence. These 13 units are comprised of 7 core unit which is compulsory and 6 elective units.

The units of competence shown below have been selected by Gateway Training Academy based on the course purpose.

CHCCCS015Provide individualised supportCore

Unit Code Unit Title Unit Type
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being Core
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families Elective
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services Elective
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Elective
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Elective
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people Elective
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach Elective

*Please note that elective units may be subject to change.

**Please contact us if you would like to discuss customised elective unit options to suit your needs.

Student Outcomes

So10

Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Community Care Worker

Industry Insights

Industry Insights

Future Growth

Very Strong

Australia’s aged care sector already generates almost $20 billion a year in revenue. That figure is expected to grow at 4.7% a year for the next five years. … More aged care businesses will be needed as our population ages.

Weekly Pay

$1,265

The average support worker salary in Australia is $62,303 per year or $31.95 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $55,567 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $79,018 per year.

Satisfied With Training

93%

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

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