CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

12 Months
View DetailsEnrol Now

Qualification Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of actual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centered support. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. 

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are certain prerequisites which must be satisfied before enrolment in this course:

o Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN)assessment

o Working With Children Check (WWCC)

o NDIS Worker Check

Fees & Delivery

Full Fee Applicant: $5,800

Course Delivery : Blended Learning (online and face-to-face)

Student Total Course Estimates: (Inclusions: Course Material Fees: $150, Course Retained Items: $399, StudentService Fee: $75, Course Education Levy: $105)

Initial Course Deposit via electronic Transfer: $500

Monthly Direct Debit Instalment Payment Plan Option: Starts from $500


The student tuition fees as published aresubject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Fees are indicative, may subject to change of government policy and this may occur during the course.

Fee instalment plan is available.

Consumer law allows for students to be aware of their learner’s rights as a consumer, including but not limited to any statutory cooling-off period, if one applies the learner’s right to

  1. obtain a refund for services not provided by the RTO in the event the:
    i.   arrangement is terminated early,

    ii.   theRTO fails to provide the agreed services.
  2. the learner’s rights as a consumer, including but not limited to any statutory cooling-off period, if one applies
  3. the learner’s right to obtain a refund for services not provided by the RTO in the event the
    i.   arrangement is terminated early,
    ii.  the RTO fails to provide the agreed services

Government funded applicants
ACDCS currently is unable to offer government subsidised training.

Currently applications for government subsidised training are before the NSW skills funding authority and pending this application NSW applicants will be updated and notice on this website.  

How to Apply

Enrolments have closed for this term. We encourage you to register your interest for upcoming terms, and one of our team will be in contact.

Register your interest

Unique Student Identifier (USI)
A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required for Participants undertaking nationally recognized training (qualifications, accredited courses, skill sets and units of competency) unless exempt.

This includes international Participants studying in Australia. If you don't have a USI you will not receive your qualification or statement of attainment.

Create your USI


The Australian Government through lists this as an appropriate qualification for the following occupations:

o In Home Respite Worker

o Support Worker

o Disability Service Officer

o Home care assistant

o Residential Care Worker

o Residential Support Worker

o Field Officer (Community Services)

o Family Support Worker

o School Support Officer (Disability)

o Residential aide 

Study Pathways

There are a number of study pathways that you can take after completing this course:

o CHC42015 - Certificate IV in Community Services

o CHC52015 - Diploma of Community Services

Units of Study

There are 7 core units included in the course:

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

There are options to choose from Ageing and Disability Streams


CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005- Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011- Meet personal support needs
HLTINF001- Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCCCS025- Support relationships with carers and families
CHCADV001- Facilitate the interests and rights of clients


CHCDIS001- Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002- Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003- Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007- Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTINF001- Comply with infection prevention and control  policies and procedures
CHCCCS025- Support relationships with carers and families

Attend from any where via Zoom

This years conference is going to be held online due to global circumstances. Join us on Zoom!

Learn More