CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support Ageing

Are you interested in a rewarding career where you can contribute positively to someone's life? Where you can feel part of something that really makes a difference? Individual Support Ageing may be just what you are looking for!

By working in one of the largest growing industries in Australia, you will assist in providing a range of services aimed at improving the quality of life for our older members of the community.

This qualification is ideal for those who want to develop their career in the aged and community care sector and it will give you the necessary skills you need to provide person-centred support for our older Australians.

Course admission requirements / pre-requisites
There are no pre-requisites for entry into this course however applicants will be required to attend an interview and undertake a basic skills assessment.

In order to undertake the mandatory 120 hour vocational placement, learners will need to obtain a National Police Clearance relevant for working in the Aged Care Sector. Please contact ATEC for further information.

Course Duration
Minimum of 14 weeks plus a minimum of 120 hours Vocational Work Placement in an approved Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF)

Pre-enrolment Information
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For more information and Course Fee, please contact us at: or contact Kathryn on 8444 2561

Subsidised Training

  • This course may be subsidised by the Government of South Australia for eligible students. Visit for eligibility criteria.
  • If eligible for subsidised training, learners will be required to co-contribution other towards tuition fees and incidentals such as text books

Payment Methods
Fee for Service students are required to pay a deposit (to a maximum of $1000) with the balance of fees due prior to the completion of training. Alternately, payment by direct debit can be arranged and a deposit is required for this option

Course Specifications:
The course consist of a total number of 13 units

  • 7 core units
  • 6 elective units
Core units Qualification
CHCLEG001 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS015 Support independence and well being
CHCCCS023 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCOM005 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units  
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCCCS021 Respond to suspected abuse


Students who successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a Record of Results and CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support Ageing.

Students who do not complete all the units of competency within this course will receive a Statement of Attainment for those units of competency that have been successfully achieved.

ATEC are a highly regarded training organisation in South Australia that offer training in a friendly and supportive environment.

Delivery Locations
Port Adelaide Campus
12 Todd Street

How to Apply

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