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Certificate III in Individual Support


Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

This qualification provides foundation training for community services workers who assist people in the community. The course covers delivery of supervised person-centred care to clients who need assistance for a range of reasons including aging and disabilities.  Completing the Certificate III in Individual Support can provide enhanced employment opportunities and pathways to further studies in the aged care, disability and nursing sectors. 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.

Articulation Pathway

CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Entry Requirements

Overseas students require an IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5, or equivalent, as determined by HGT Australia International College.


42 weeks

Career Outcomes

  • Assistant in Nursing (AIN)
  • Aged care worker
  • Personal carers


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


Group electives
HOME AND COMMUNITY specialisation (4 units)

CHCAGE001   Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCDIS007    Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Plus all of the following units:

CHCCCS011      Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS025      Support relationships with carers and families

CHCHCS001      Provide home and community support services