CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home Community) - Educare Training Institute

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home Community)

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course provides students with a range of skill and knowledge to provide person-centred support to those in need due to ageing, disability or some other reason. This course contains 13 units (7 core and 6 electives) and covers the following themes;

  • Support Independence and Wellbeing
  • Compliant Aged Care Practice
  • Work in Health and Community Services
  • Support and Empowerment of Older People/People with Disability
  • Home and Community Support
  • First Aid


The course duration typically takes 6 months (depending on the student’s previous learning, experience, and employment status) with a total of 783 nominal hours (inclusive of 120 work placement hours.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you should have;

  • Completed at least Year 12 from an Australian secondary school or overseas equivalent


Proof of equivalent competency in core skills to a level appropriate for the course being applied for

  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Working with Children Check and Police Clearance – Blue Card
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Immunisation (recommended)

Delivery Method

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support Home Community) course is delivered through online study. We understand that students have commitments and responsibilities to attend to, however, we require students to submit a minimum of one assessment per month in order to complete the course without delay.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) / Credit Transfer (CT)

Have a lifetime of experience but no formal qualification? Concerned about spending valuable time on a course to gain skills and knowledge you already possess?

Our friendly staff will guide you through the RPL/CT process and collect the evidence needed to support your application. We issue applicants RPL/CT documentation requesting specific information relating to acquired skills and knowledge achieved within the past five years, either through Educare College or another training organisation. An interview process and practical skills assessment will then be conducted if required.

To apply for RPL or CT, contact Student Services for more information on 07 3114 3458 or email us at

Student Resources

  • Laptop/Personal Computer and Internet Access
Core Units
Code Title
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
Code Title
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the Empowerment of Older People
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the Empowerment of People with Disability
CHCCCS011 Meet Personal Support Needs
CHCCCS025 Support Relationships with Carers and Families
CHCHCS001 Provide Home and Community Support Services
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
Elective Units
Code Title
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the Empowerment of Older People
CHCAGE002 Implement Falls and Prevention Strategies
CHCAGE005 Provide Support to People Living with Dementia
CHCAGE006 Provide Food Services
CHCCCS011 Meet Personal Support Needs
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

Retail Price (Fee for Service):  $3,800

**If you have any difficulties with the fees payment, do not hesitate to contact us to discuss about payment plans**

Study Pathways:

  • CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)


Career Pathways:

  • Residential Care Officer
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Aged/Home Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker