CHC33015

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home & Community)

Become an aged care worker

This entry-level qualification will help you develop the skills and knowledge required to provide personal, physical and emotional support to the elderly. With a rise in our ageing population, jobs in the aged and health care sector are expected to grow strongly over the next five years (Job Outlook)

Delivery Mode


  • Inclass (Face-to-face)
  • Remote Learning/Flexible

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Duration


  • Inclass (face-to-face)
    Approximately 42-50 weeks, depending on placement availability

  • Flexible-Remote Learning
    Approximately 26-32 weeks, depending on placement availability

Placement


You will need to complete a minimum 120 hours of placement.

Practical placement is organised by New Futures Training.

Employment Outcomes

This qualification can lead you to job roles such as:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
  • In-home Respite Worker
  • Community Care worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker

Pathways to further study

Graduates can continue their studies in:

  • Certificate IV in Disability
  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Units of Study

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

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

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies & procedures

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTFSE001

Follow basic food safety practices

HLTWHS005

Conduct manual tasks safely


VICSEG New Futures trading as New Futures Training TOID: 21203.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria apply.

We encourage individuals with disabilities to access our training.