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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

About the qualification

This qualification 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 reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

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.


  • Prospective students are must be atleast 18 years of age
  • To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Angel Institute will conduct a Pre-Training Review
  • Required to complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment, administered by and to the satisfaction of Angel Institute


After successful completion, you will be qualified Individual Support Worker
You can to apply for a range of career opportunities including:

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker (Disability)
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Food Services Worker (Aged Care)
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker

Students can also choose further study options,including Certificate IV in Ageing Support, Certificate IV in Disability, Certificate IV in Home and Community Care


The program duration is typically 12 months. Students should also set aside 6 hours per week for self study time.


CHC30115 Certificate III in Individual Support is delivered as face to face delivery in a combination of classroom and simulated environment. Assessment method includes Written Questions, Observations, Case Studies and Projects. Practical workplacement forms part of the course


Tuition Fees for Full Fee paying Students: $5822.5
Tuition Fees for Government Funded Students*: $0
Book Fee**: $80

*Eligibility Criteria Applies for skills first funding. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding for eligible individuals. Please refer to the link below more information about Government Funding
**Students who wish to buy book from an outside supplier are not required to pay book fee


Classes are conducted at various locations across Victoria. Please contact us to find the nearest location to you.


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. Students are required to undertake supervised practical placement in relevant aged care, disability or home and community care settings. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the candidate’s ability to work at this level.. Students must also have a valid Working with Police Check before starting placements.

Course Structure

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

BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBINM201 Process and Maintain workplace information
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support service

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