CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

This qualification prepares you for the role of a worker in the community and/or residential setting. You work in an aged care facility, home based community care service or disability facility or service. Care staff provides person-centred support to people needing support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

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There are no academic prerequisites for the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support. If you have relevant life and work experience, you are eligible do the course. You need reasonable English language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully complete the course. You must be able to travel and complete your work placement. The Police Clearance Certificate is needed to do your work placement. You undertake a Federal Police Check (AFP) or NSW Police check. An AFP Certificate must be less than 3 years old.


This course is delivered via a combination of theory and practice, at our Sydney campus. It comprises of TWO terms of study (18 weeks), 2 days a week; followed by 120 hours of work placement to see you through the completion of the course. If you are undertaking 2 specialisations, then you will be required to complete 180 hours of work placement.


United Colleges offers its students a flexible fee payment structure, dependant on the course. The Certificate III in Individual Support requires a $600 deposit, and subsequent termly payments once enrolled. Please view fee structure for more information. Course fees include the enrolment fee, materials and access to equipment. Student must supply their own clothes and transport. Extra textbooks and replacement materials are extra. Fees are payable by Cheque, Money order, Cash, Internet or Bank Deposit. Other arrangements for payment may be made organised based on individual needs.