CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Hammond Institute
  • Awarded by
    Hammond Institute (RTO 90720)
  • Qualification
    Certificate III
  • Study Mode
    On Campus
  • Course Cost
    The full fee for this course is $4,000. Enquire now to learn more about affordable payment options available
  • Duration
    12 months full-time or part-time equivalent
  • Payment Option
    Payment planUpfront payment
  • Duration
    12 months full-time or part-time equivalent
  • Start Date
    Enquire now for upcoming start dates
  • Location
  • Career Outcomes
    Personal Care Giver | Aged Care Worker | Community Care Worker | View all

overviewCourse Overview

Take the first step in a rewarding new career helping others reach their potential with this Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) course from Hammond Institute.

If you’re a compassionate person who wants to start a useful new career using your skills to support others, a career in community and individual services is for you. This workplace-ready qualification will equip you with the foundation skills, knowledge and experience to take your first career step. 

In this course, you’ll learn how to develop and implement individualised care plans for providing one-on-one care to people requiring support. You’ll build skills and theoretical knowledge in diverse areas, and graduate equipped to assist people needing support due to ageing, disability, illness or other circumstances. 

With a particular focus on workplace learning, this course includes 140 hours of hands-on work experience in an individual care facility. You’ll complete this course with the experience and confidence required to dive immediately into work in this dynamic, growing industry.

If you like working with people, want a challenging and rewarding career, and like jobs where no two days are the same, a career in individual support and care will help unlock your passion. Your career in support services starts with this course.

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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

In this individual support course, the subjects you may study include:

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
  • CHCCCS011 – Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS025 – Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCHCS001 – Provide home and community support services
  • CHCPAL001 – Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Why study withWhy Study With Hammond Institute

Get the right skills, training and confidence to be workplace ready when you study with Hammond Institute. Their custom-designed short courses in aged care, disability support, community services, early childhood education and more, are delivered by trainers and assessors who are at the peak of their game.

With a motto of “Where the student comes first”, you can trust that Hammond Institute goes above and beyond to ensure a positive and supportive learning experience.

Student’s of Hammond will have 24/7 access to trainers and assessors who will help with questions relating to course content as well as times with improving your time-management.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015) from Hammond Institute.

This industry-focused course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in the fields of individual support and community care. A rapidly growing sector with new job opportunities, individual care will provide you with the opportunity to seek employment as a residential care worker, community care worker, or as a personal care assistance.

This course also acts as a pathway to further study and qualification. After completing this Certificate III course you may choose to enhance your career opportunities with a CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, or a CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability - providing new opportunities for highly specialised support work. 

  • Personal Care Giver
  • Aged Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Assistant In Nursing
  • Home Respite Care Worker

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $4,000. Hammond Institute offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

Government-subsidised training may be available to eligible students - enquire now to find out more.


Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

To be eligible to study this course, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be aged over 17 years; AND
  • Hold a current police check; AND
  • Have undertaken a pre-training review.

There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into this course. Students may enrol directly in this course without completing lower ranked qualifications.

Students will need to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test with scores of learning, writing, oral communication (ACSF level 2+) and numeracy (ACSF level 2) is desirable to participate in this course. A basic level of computer literacy is also required.

Campus locationsCampus Location

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:


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