Certificate III In Individual Support  (Superseded)
Course Code: CHC33015 | CRICOS Code: 0101895


Community Services

Delivery Mode



52 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: CHC33015 | CRICOS Code: 0101895


The course Certificate III In Individual Support (Superseded) enhances the role of workers in the community and / or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who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.

The individuals work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for their own outputs.

The individuals 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.


There are no pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.

Course Duration/Fee

Course duration: 52 weeks

Tuition Fee : $AUD 12,500

Material Fee : $AUD 0

Total Course Fee: $AUD 12,500

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Intake Dates
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
30th January, 2023 29th January, 2024
06th March, 2023 04th March, 2024
24th April, 2023 22th April, 2024
29th May, 2023 27th May, 2024
17th July, 2023 15th July, 2024
21st August, 2023 19th August, 2024
09th October, 2023 07th October, 2024
13th November 2023 11th November 2024
Entry Requirement

Eligibility Criteria:-

Here’s your check list to check your eligibility:-

  • The candidate must complete 18yrs of age or older at the time of course commencement.
  • Potential candidates may be asked to undertake an LLN Assessment / Enrolment Interview prior to acceptance.
  • The candidate needs to ensure that they have completed anyone of the following:-.
  • Australian Year 11 or an equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution.
  • IELTS Requirements-

    The candidates needs to secure the English level of IELTLS 5.5, with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent such as.,

    IBT 46

    PTE Academic 42

    CAE 162

    OET B

    Duolingo 90

    General English Upper Intermediate MOI Certificate

  • Certificate III or Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution.
  • The candidate must have the ability to undertake a work placement at an aged care, home and community care, disability care or community service organisation.

Assessments may include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, role play, presentation, work based project, research projects, and workplace observations/evidences.

Award Requirements

A candidate is only entitled for the Certificate, once they have successfully completed all units of the course – Certificate III In Individual Support

On the other hand, candidates who have done a partial completion of the course will receive a Statement of Attainment, for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway
On completion of this course the candidate is opened to opportunities to seek employment such as: – In Home Respite Worker, Nurse’s Aide, Community Access Coordinator, Planned Activity Assistant, Accommodation Support Worker, Care Service Employee, Community Care Worker, Food Services Deliverer, Disability Service Officer, Care Assistant, Client Assistant, Care Worker, Community House Worker, Home Care Assistant ,Residential Care Worker, Residential Support Worker, Senior Personal Care Assistant, Transport Support Worker, Field Officer (Community Services), Family Support Worker, School Support Officer (Disability), Residential Aide.
Essential Information


ISMT College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. At the same time, accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment, awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements.
We also consider and grant Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process wherein candidates’ skills and knowledge that has been gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training will be formally recognised.

ISMT College will discuss with the candidate the process and options for RPL, during the entry process and interview stage. The suitability of the candidate is often determined on how much experience one had in certain area, their work history and previous training.

If RPL is determined that as a candidate you have a possibility. Then you will be provided with a kit, that will guide you in working through each unit, to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.


It has been made mandatory for all students studying VET coursed in Australia to use a USI.
The USI is available online & free of cost to the student. The USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed.

The candidate is required to visit the official USI website: –

https://www.usi.gov.au/students/international-offshore for more information.

Note: –

A USI can only be created after you have arrived in Australia and information on how to do this will be included in your orientation.


ISMT College ensures all candidates that relevant resources are available. So that, the candidates may settle in well, smoothly transit life in new place & achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our dedicated staff puts in their efforts to assist in how to seek help with the local welfare and guidance services.


ISMT College provides orientation to assist students through culturally appropriate program. Candidates will only be permitted to attend classes after they have completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.

Vocational Placement

This qualification requires that the learner complete a total of at least 120 hours of work placement in an aged care, home and community care, disability care or community service organisation in Australia.

Pathway From Qualification

After completing CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support you may progress to CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services.

Units Of Competency

The CHC33015 Certificate III In Individual Support requires the completion of the following 13 Units (including 7 core and 6 electives).

Core units
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIV001Work with Diverse People
HLTAAP001Recognise Healthy Body Systems
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in Health or Community Services
CHCLEG001Work Legally and Ethically
CHCCCS023Support Independence and well Being
Elective units
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centered behaviour supports
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and families
CHCCCS011Meet Personal Support needs
HLTAID011Provide first aid

** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.

Related Qualifications

CHC33015 Certificate III In Individual Support  (Superseded)– 0101895

Course Code: CHC33015
CRICOS Code: 0101895

CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support – 0101897

Course Code: CHC43015
CRICOS Code: 0101897

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability (Superseded) – 0101896

Course Code: CHC43115
CRICOS Code: 0101896

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services  (Superseded) – 0101898

Course Code: CHC52015
CRICOS Code: 0101898

Community Services – Packaged Courses

7 Packaged Courses