Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) Pre-Employment



This entry level qualification is funded by Skills Tasmania for eligible jobseekers and is a pre-employment, 23 week course for those wishing to gain employment as a carer within the Aged Care Industry.

This course includes a compulsory 4 week full-time work placement.

Course Content

CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support 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 placement involves using discretion and judgment in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.

Students 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.

You will develop skills to:

  • Provide individualised support
  • Support independence and well-being
  • Communicate and work in health or community  services
  • Work with diverse people
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Learning to say ‘no’ without feeling guilty.

Course Details

Training will be delivered by one of our professional trainers with extensive industry experience.

This qualification is offered in Moonah, Launceston and Devonport at Work & Training premises, with a four week work placement at one of our partner aged care facilities.

The training utilises materials such as learner guides, relevant websites, video clips, and paper-based resources. Assessments will be conducted using knowledge, project, observation and competency conversation assessment tools.

This program is nationally-recognised and on successful completion you will be awarded with the qualification CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability, Home & Community Care).

Course Fees

Fully funded for eligible jobseekers, contact us for further information.

For information around refunds, LLN issues, available support services, possible government subsidies and all other relevant information, please refer to our student guide.

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