Certificate III in Individual Support

Course details

Unit code: CHC33015

Unit name: Certificate III in Individual Support

Nationally recognised qualification: Yes


So you’ve finished Year 12, what’s next? Let us help you take a giant leap towards your career in the health industry with our Certificate III in Individual Support. Give your career a healthy start.

Course structure

Duration: 12-weeks

Units of competency: 13

  • Core units:
    • 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 units:
    • Various units chosen to suit the desired outcome, contact our Operations team for a detailed list of units.

Delivery: Face-to-face classes with online assessment.

Fees and payment plans

No cost to Year 12 graduates of 2020.

Entry requirements and eligibility

  • Access to a laptop and internet.
  • Students must be aged 15 years or above.
  • Not currently studying at school.
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen.
  • A police check will need to be completed prior to enrolment.

Available campuses, locations and upcoming intakes

  • Southport Campus
    • 2021 dates TBA
    • 3 days a week
    • 9am – 4pm
  • Beenleigh Campus
    • 2021 dates TBA
    • 3 days a week
    • 9am – 4pm
  • Mitlon Campus
    • 2021 dates TBA
    • 3 days a week
    • 9am – 4pm

Work integrated learning and placement

120 hours of work placement.

Work outcomes

Career possibilities may include:

  • Personal care worker
  • Personal carer
  • Personal care assistant
  • Direct care worker
  • Home help worker
  • Support worker
  • Respite care worker
  • Disability support worker
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) service provider

Further learning pathways

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available on most Prestige Service Training qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.


You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application and our Operations team will assist you through the RPL assessment process.


Credit is also available for this qualification. If you have completed previous study in this qualification, or an equivalent, you can provide a copy of your transcript/s from your earlier study and we will conduct a credit assessment.

How to enrol

You’ve made a great choice and we’re excited to have you on board! The next is to apply, and we’re here to help every step of the way.


Before you apply, you may need the following:

  • Student ID (for current high school students)
  • Photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate in colour
  • Evidence of QLD residency dated within 6 months (Driver’s license, concession card or utility bill or bank statement with your address on it)
  • YOU WILL NEED a USI number – please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create your USI number
  • Concession ONLY: DVA, HCC or PCC card details if you want to be eligible for concessional prices
  • A parent close by to also sign if under the age of 18!


So that we can help you best, please click on the option below that best relates to you and we can start your enrolment process.


Course details and information are subject to change. Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that information is accurate and up to date at the time of printing and distribution, some information is subject to change without notice.

Qualification will be issued by Austcare Training (RTO ID: 41507).

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