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Certificate III in Individual Support – CHC33015

Now from only $266.40*.

*Concession fee applied. Conditions apply.

Get the skills you need to start your career in Age Care.

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) is a joint course. Once you qualify you will have the skills and the qualification you need to start working as a support worker in the aged care sector either in residential setting or with people living in the broader community.
You can either choose to study part-time or full time. The next part-time courses start on the weeks commencing 1st June 2022, 15th June 2022 and 27th July 2022.
Part-time – 1 day per week (8 hours), the course will run over 35 weeks.
Full time – 3 days per week (24 hours), the course will run over 14 weeks.
Why should I choose Alzheimer’s WA Training College?

As dementia care specialists, Alzheimer’s WA Training College has woven a person-centred approach to dementia care into all its courses. In excess of 50% of people receiving aged care are living with some level of cognitive impairment and we see this as a crucial part of your learning.

This course will provide you with the strongest possible foundation knowledge and skills to commence your career in aged care and more about dementia care than any other currently offered.

In addition:

  • Alzheimer’s WA Training College has significant dementia specific resources available for students to utilise during their studies
  • A variety of industry expert guest speakers will be incorporated into your learning program
  • For those interested, a portion of your work experience may be arranged in our dementia specific respite facility

Book your place now or register your interest

More information about the Certificate III in Individual Support

Where are we?
Our course is held at the Alzheimer’s WA Training College at Shenton Park, (9 Bedbrook Place) just a short walk from the Shenton Park train station and there is also plenty of free street parking available in the area around the college.
How long will the course take?
This course will take 14 weeks to complete full time and 35 weeks to complete part-time. It consists of 13 units and a minimum of 120 hours of work placement, which we will organise for you. Face-to-face study is compulsory.
About the course content
At Alzheimer’s WA we include a number of specialist guest speakers throughout your course, including in diversity, oral hygiene, continence aids, enabling environments, person-centred care philosophy and human rights.
What are the 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

What are the elective units:

  • CHCAGE001 – Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 – Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 – Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS025 – Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCHCS001 – Provide home and community support services
  • HLTINF001 – Comply with infection control policies and procedures

To be eligible for this certificate, students must:

  • Have a suitable English language, literacy and numeracy skills. Students will need to document and verbally communicate a support plan.
  • Provide photographic identification.
  • Submit a National Police Clearance less than 6 months old.
  • Be physically able to undertake the role of a support worker.
  • Produce evidence of a current influenza vaccination or be willing to have one prior to work placement and provide evidence of Covid-19 double vaccination.
Government subsidy

*Concessions may apply. $120 resource fee additional. Available for eligible students. Find out more.

More information

To find out more about the Certificate III in Individual Support or other courses offered by Alzheimer’s WA Training College, call Sharon Richards on 08 6271 1041.

The student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.  Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.



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