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Certificate III in Individual Support

International Course

Course code:


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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Why study IELTS with NCVE?

Lead from the front as an aged care team leader. Gain a deep working knowledge of the aged care sector, develop your personal leadership style and get on-the-job experience in this high growth industry.

If you have a passion for helping those most in need, studying a CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in this rewarding field. As the demand for healthcare workers continues to grow in Australia, pursuing a career as an Individual Support Worker can provide you with a stable and fulfilling job opportunity.

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The successful achievement of this skill set will result in a Statement of Attainment in BSB30120 Certificate III in Business and requires you to complete the units listed below:


Process customer complaints


Deliver and monitor a service to customers


Organise personal work priorities and development

9 Core Units:

1. CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support

2. CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support

3. CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing

4. CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems

5. CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

6. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

7. CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

8. HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

9. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care


6 Electives consisting of:

1. CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia

2. CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care

3. CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

4. CHCGRP001 Support group activities

5. HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

6. CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease

*Subject to change*

Must be 18 years of age or over Have completed year 12 or equivalent

Evidence of a minimum IELTS Score of 5.5 (CEFR = B2) or equivalent or achieve satisfactory score in NCVE’s VET

Placement Test Available for Student visa holders only

All students must complete a mandatory minimum of 120 hours work placement in an aged care facility

Prior to entry the work placement students must meet the following entry requirements to facilitate their access to work placement venues:

  • Apply online for an Australian National Police Check. This can be done through one of the accredited bodies listed on the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) website. A police check document must be provided to NCVE on or before commencing their work placement

They will also need to provide either:

  • A national criminal record check with a certified translation from their home country, or any country where they have been a citizen or permanent resident since turning 16 years of age.
  • A current Vaccination/Immunization Certificate and Proof of Immunity which included the following vaccinations:

o COVID-19

o dTpa – Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

o Hepatitis B*

o MMR – Measles, Mumps, Rubella

o Varicella (Chicken Pox)

o TB – Tuberculosis – via risk assessment tool

  • The study load for this course is 20 hours per week.
  • The course is delivered 15 hours face-to-face and 5 hours self-study online.
  • The 15 hours Face to Face is 2 days of face to Face training in the classroom. All students are required to attend the campus 2 days per week





How to Apply?

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After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.

Once you’ve completed your application and connected with an admissions representative, you’re ready to create your schedule.

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