Certificate III in Individual Support

Gain the skills and knowledge to start your career in Community Services

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 reasons.


Work responsibilities in this field involve using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.


Units of Competency

Core Units
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 Units
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with cares and families
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTAID011 Provide first aid

The above 6 elective units have been chosen from the Training Package specifically for their value to successful students in the community services and as a pre-cursor to further studies.


Who is this course for

Those wanting to start a career in Community Services



Course Duration

Applications Open for 2023

9 months

Fast Track - 20 weeks


The course is mixed mode delivery of online, face-to-face and self-directed learning.

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