Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing / Disability & Care)

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.

To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 120 hours of unpaid work (vocational placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

7 core units 6 electives units

Core Subjects

CHCCCS015
Provide Individualised Support
CHCCCS023
Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002
Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Subjects

*CHCAGE001
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005
Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCCCS011
Meet personal support needs
CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
Electives selection is a customised and fully tailored process, it will be dependent on each applicant’s background, experience and previous studies and/or training.
Career Summary
  • Identity document
  • Most updated form of resume
  • Cover letter outlining career summary
  • Recommendation letters from employers
  • Employment contract
  • Job description
  • Reference letters
Previous Academic attainments (if applicable)
  • Certified copies of certificate(s) (in English)
  • Certified copies of transcript(s) (in English)
  • Previous statement of attainment(s) (in English)
  • Course outlines for units attained
  • Past assessment(s)
Work Experience
  • Previous work memos
  • Write up on key projects undertaken previously and your involvement
  • Photographs or Videos of any projects or accomplishment
  • On the job training which you have undertaken or have trained (procedural/company policies) (if applicable)
  • Any initiatives or strategies which you have personally implemented (if applicable)
  • Logbooks (if applicable)
  • Invoices/quotations (if applicable)
  • Receive Nationally recognised and accredited qualification certification
  • Get qualified within 30 working days of evidence being received
  • Enhance your career opportunities
  • Opportunities to make get more income with new revenue streams

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