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Community Services & Aged Care

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Careers in aged care start with passion, dedication and excellent training!

As the population continues to age, there’s an ever growing need for community service workers. Following an individualised plan, workers provide person-centred support to those most vulnerable in our community. This qualification is the minimum requirement for people working in the aged care industry and offers students the opportunity to develop and practice specialised skills. For those passionate about quality care, this qualification is a brilliant choice for those wanting job security and long term career advancement opportunities.

Potential career outcomes

Upon successful completion of the qualification, career options may include;
• Aged Care Worker
• Disability Services Worker
• Personal Care Giver

Units of Competency

Students complete 13 units.


This course can be delivered online, face-to-face in a classroom, self-paced via correspondence, or as a combination of both. Please ask for more details.


Students are able to study full time, part time or with an employer as a traineeship for a maximum of 12 months.


The price for this qualification is based upon specific eligibility requirements and concessions may be available to some students. For more information, please visit Fee Information or contact us for a quote. Payment options vary.

Work Placement

This qualification requires a minimum of 120 hours of work placement to give you real life, on-the-job experience and the opportunity to practice what you learn.


There are no specific pre-requisites for this course, however, students must hold a current Australian Federal Police Check. A current First Aid Certificate is also recommended. Please ask for more details. Students may be required to undertake an initial pre-enrolment assessment to determine their suitability for this level of study.

Student Support

Friendly support, advice and assistance is provided by our teaching staff and Student Services Division to all students.


Graduates may choose to further their study through enrolment in CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support, CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability or CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.

Awarded by

HGT Australia Ltd. trading as Novaskill RTO Code: 6996.

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Successful completion of this course will lead to a nationally recognised qualification in Australia.

Looking for specific units? Speak to us about a customised study option.

For more detailed information about studying with us or specific units of competency, request a Course Guide now!

Find out everything you need to know about being a student at Novaskill and other important documents here. 


NSW Students: Courses for eligible students and trainees in New South Wales are subsidised by the NSW Government. For consumer protection information please visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/for-students
or please call 1300 772 104.

QLD Students: Courses for eligible students and trainees in Queensland are funded by Queensland Government. For more information, please visit https://training.qld.gov.au/providers/funded