Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care)

Course Overview:

With employment opportunities set to grow rapidly in this industry, due to Australia’s ageing population, there has never been a better time to get qualified with a Certificate III in Aged Care. This course is the perfect first step for anyone considering a career in this dynamic and rewarding industry and will provide you with all of the necessary skills and knowledge for success. You’ll develop your abilities in so many areas and be completely job ready once you graduate, as this course includes a practical work placement. In addition, this course is delivered entirely online, which provides you with complete flexibility in deciding when and where you would like to study.  As an Aged Care professional, you’ll receive great satisfaction from seeing the positive impact you are making on so many lives.

What you will learn: 

The nationally recognised CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Specialising in Ageing, Home and Community)  is the first step in gaining the skills to operate effectively as a care worker or assistant in nursing in a residential aged care facility, or as a community care worker. You can access this course by direct entry but it would also be suitable for you if you have some experience and need to formalise your qualifications.

Duration study load:

  • Class Hours = 788
  • Practicum Hours = 180
  • 968 hours @ 20 hours per week = 49 weeks plus holidays

Entry Requirements:

It is a requirement of this course that you have a current National Police Record Check that must be produced on enrolment.Graduates of this qualification must be at least 18 years of age in order to gain recognised employment in the industry.You will be required to sit a multiple choice assessment to ascertain your level of numeracy and literacy skills required to complete this course.

Work placement

The course contains 120 hours of work placement:

A work placement is a highly stimulating and rewarding part of the course. It will enable you to participate in a real workplace and put into practice the new skills and knowledge that you are learning in the course. You will need to undertake your work placement in residential aged care, home care environment or community support setting

Course features:

  • Earn While You Learn
  • Be Business Ready
  • Hands-on Experience
  • Work in your Local Area
  • Everything Included


Students are assessed during completion of each unit and at the final classroom day. Assessments include case studies, demonstrations, knowledge tests, multiple choice quizzes, short answer questions and workbook activities.
  • Case studies
  • Demonstrations
  • Knowledge tests
  • Multiple choice quizzes
  • Short answer questions
  • Workbook activities


  • Earn While You Learn
  • Get Business Ready
  • Flexible Placements
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    Workplace options
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    Full Ongoing Support

Job Outcomes

  • Care Worker
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Community Care Worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Residential Support Worker

download a copy of the info pack

To get started, simply download the information pack, complete the application form and pay a $250 admin fee to secure your commencement date.

Your $250 Admin Fee comes of the total price of the course. Being $5488.00 
which can be paid in a variety of user friendly methods


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