Certificate III in Individual Support

The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support is the latest nationally accredited qualification for individuals who want to work in a community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

National code CHC33021
Delivery Face-to-face and vocational placement
Duration 52 Weeks including holidays

Note: Please read the HSTAEA Student Handbook and other policies and procedures including Refund Policy, Complaints and Appeals Policy, RPL Procedure prior to enrolling.

Where can it take your career?

Senior Personal Care Assistant,Care assistant,Accommodation Support Worker,Residential Support Worker,Community Access Coordinator,Community care worker,Community House Worker,Residential Care Worker,Food Services Deliverer,Transport Support Worker,In Home Respite Worker,Disability Service Officer,Care Worker,Client Assistant,School Support Officer (Disability),Family Support Worker,Care Service Employee,Planned activity assistant,Residential aide,Field Officer (Community Services),Nurse’s Aide,Home care assistant.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Are 18 years or older
  • Have sound language, literacy, and numeracy skills* (at least Year 10 English, or equivalent) to be assessed using HSTAEA’s Pre-enrolment LLN assessment tool
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Have a current Working with Children Check, or be eligible to obtain this requirement**

*Learners who do not meet the LLN requirements of the course may still enrol into the course provided the enrolment has been endorsed by the trainer and corresponding additional support strategies have been put in place.

**Students who do not have their Working with Children Check prior to enrolment must apply for and obtain this requirement prior to vocational placement as required by this course.

Upcoming course dates

No upcoming dates have been set for this course, but you can still enquire directly to express your interest!

Vocational Placement

Is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) available?

HSTAEA has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy, to ensure that an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience or other life experiences, is appropriately recognised. This recognition may assist students to progress faster through a unit of competency or allow the student full credit.