This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the 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. These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. 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. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice. 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.

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (CRICOS pending)
Duration
– Days: 2 days a week (Tue and Fri)
– Total units 15 units: 9 core and units 6 electives
– Duration: 26 weeks for both Australian and international students
– Intake rolling intakes monthly
– 20 hours a week
– Work placement: 120 hours
Pathway:
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.
Occupational titles may include:
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Food Services Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker

Total number of units of competency = 15

Core – 9 units
  • CHCCCS031 Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
  • CHCCCS040 Support independence and well being
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCCS041 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
Electives – 6 units (Disability) *
  • CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care
  • CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

* Electives are subject to change due to industry requirements or delivery type.

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.

Rolling intakes (monthly)

Local Student Fees

Please contact our college.

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.

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

For International Student Fees, please refer to the International tab on this page.

CRICOS Course Code – Pending

English requirements

International students are required to have a minimum of IELTS of 5.5 / PTE score of 46, or their equivalent.

DNA Kingston Training assists students with packaging English training if required.

Course Fee

Tuition fee: $5,500

Resource: $500

Application fee (non-refundable): $300

Total course fee: $6,300

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.

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