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.

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
(The course includes all specialty units for Ageing and Disability)
– Days: 2 days a week (Wednesday / Friday for the next intake)
– Total units: 14 units (7 core units + 3 Units Group A + 4 Units Group B)
– Duration: 26 weeks / 6.5 months (2 weeks for one unit) without study break
– Enrol and intake: every two weeks
– Class time: Daytime 9:00- 3:00 pm
– Work placement: 120 hours
– Work placement venue: college will assist
This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diverse range of community and/or residential setting including people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other circumstances.
Students completing this course are eligible to commence CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.


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Occupational titles may include:
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Food Services Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker
Core Unit
  • 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 – 7 units 
  • CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs


Elective units listed above are based on the course specialisation of Ageing and Disability.  Unit may vary depending on which course specialisation students wish to complete.  Contact our team for further information on options and pricing.
Government Subsidised Funding
This qualification is eligible for government funding under the Jobs and Skills WA Program.  A range of training options and courses are available and subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA. Priority training areas include apprenticeships, eligible traineeships, and priority industry qualifications. Many other important industry qualifications are also subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA, including pre-apprenticeships, general industry training courses, and foundation and equity courses. The Student tuition fees below are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. For further information visit
– Price structure (please contact our admin staff on 1300 855 503 if you’re unsure which applies to you):
Ageing and Disability
Tuition Fee $1,053
Resources  $385
Total Course Fee $1,438
Tuition Fee $312
Resources $385
Total Course Fee $697
Ageing Only
Tuition Fee $801.90
Resources $385
Total Course Fee $1,186.90
Tuition Fee $237.60
Resources $385
Total Course Fee $622.60
Disability Only
Tuition Fee $899.10
Total Course Fee $1,284.10
Tuition Fee $266.40
Resources $385
Total Course Fee $651.40
Full fee for service (for students not eligible for subsidised funding)
Non-Funded Tuition Fees:  $2,800
For International Student Fee’s, please refer to the International tab on this page
Resource Fee and Additional Items (all students)
Resource fees are charges for materials that are considered essential to a course or unit of study and which do not form part of the course fee. The resource fee covers materials purchased by DNA Kingston Training to be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as materials, workbooks and course specific uniforms.
Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.
Payment plans are available for all students.

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There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however students will be required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment prior to enrolment.
Students must also have:
  • National Police Clearance (no more than 6 months old at commencement of course)
  • Working With Children Check.
  • Proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate), USI


For International student entry requirements, please refer to the ‘International Students’ tab.

Course start date

11th June 2018

Course location

Belmont and Mandurah

Course days

Mon and Wed (two days per week)


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CRICOS Course Code – 094069A
English requirements
International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.
DNA Kingston Training assist students with packaging English training if required.
Course Fee
Tuition Fee $5,525.00
Resource Fee and Additional Items
Total Course Fee $385
Course Duration
6 Months.  This course can be packaged with:
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support and BSB51918 Leadership and Management for a 2 year package duration with a qualification outcome of a Residential Care Officer,
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support for a 1 year package duration with a qualification of Aged Care Worker or Care Services Team Leader.
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