CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

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Course Description:

Aged care is one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia due to being an ageing population. This course is designed for workers in the community and /or residential setting who provide individualised support to people who need support due to ageing, disability and other reasons.

The course has been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning. You will learn to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, recognise healthy body systems, work with diverse people, support independence and wellbeing, follow safe work practices, work legally and ethically.


Work placement/industry experience

120 hours of work placement is required in this course, organised by Living & Learning Nillumbik.

You will complete placement over 4 - 8 weeks, depending on availability. A current police check, Influenza and COVID vaccination is required.

We work closely with the Aged Care and Home and Community Care industries to ensure maximum practical hands-on experience during the course. 

Our placement model offers maximum support for our learners with a balance of theoretical learning and the practical application of your knowledge in industry. Assessors will also visit you in the workplace providing further training and assessment.

Practical Placement can also be an effective pathway into employment – over 95% of our students are offered employment before completing the course. 

Possible career outcomes

  • Personal care worker
  • Aged care worker


Next course commences

Classes start: Enrol now for February 2022 intake

Training days: Thursdays - Face to Face delivery with self-paced study hours.

Workshop times: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Venue: Living & Learning Nillumbik's new RTO Training Site, 905 Main Road, Eltham 3095 

Cost: From $70.00, see Fee Schedule below under 'Related Information' or click here(PDF, 623KB)  .

For next course intake please contact us on 9433 3747 or send us an enquiry using the link here.

Entry Requirements(DOCX, 83KB)

Find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place.

Course Information Book(PDF, 2MB)


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Living & Learning Nillumbik acknowledges the support of Nillumbik Shire Council in providing these services. Tuition subsidies are provided through Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First program for eligible learners in Vocational Education & Training (VET) qualifications.

Living & Learning Nillumbik is committed to providing a positive, inclusive and supportive learning environment for everybody.  People will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, gender, location, culture or disability in access to our programs and services, and we encourage participation by individuals with a disability.