Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) | HCI Kochi

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability)

This course is designed to provide the person who wishes to commence a career in providing support to people in Aged care / disability care health facilities and the community. Individual support workers will be given training in technical and procedural knowledge to provide person-centred support. They are taught factual, technical and procedural knowledge of the concepts and practices required.
Students may undertake this course as an entry pathway into the aged care or disability care industry. Our course is directed towards developing multi-skilled workers for the broad range of services supporting aged people and the disabled in residential and community settings.

CRICOS Course Code: 093194D

Course Details


Maximum of 12 month

AQF Level : 3

Admission Criteria

Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above. In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test (LLN test )

Job Outcomes
  • Accommodation support worker
  • Community care worker
  • Care assistant
  • Assistant in nursing
  • Personal care assistant
  • Disability service officer (in some jurisdiction)
  • Field officer
  • Personal care giver
  • In-home respite worker
  • Home care assistant
  • Care service employees
  • Nursing assistant
  • Community support worker
  • Community house worker
  • Care worker
  • Personal care worker
  • Support worker

Mode of Delivery

Online (blended).
Duration – 40 weeks (maximum 1 year) Support sessions by Health Careers Institute, Kochi, India.

Course Fees

AUD 2500

Units of study

14 units are required for the award of this two-specialisation qualification including

  • 7 core units
  • 7 elective 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
  • CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
  • 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
Pathways and Career outcomes


Upon successful completion of the required units of competency, the students will be issued a testamur with record of results from IHNA.

Course Intake
  • June 3, 2019
  • July 1, 2019
  • August 5, 2019
  • September 2, 2019
  • October 7, 2019
  • November 4, 2019
  • December 2, 2019
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