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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

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About the Course

This nationally recognised certificate sets you up for a rewarding career in aged care, community home care, disability care or community-based organisations.


You'll learn how to make a real difference in peoples lives by empowering independence and supporting your clients by providing individualised support. This qualification is the first step in gaining the skills to operate effectively as a Support Worker or Assistant in Nursing in a variety of settings. 

Why Train with Us?

Qualify with a CHC33015 Certificate III in individual support dual certification in:

  • Home and Community Care

  • Aged Care

Or​ in:

  • Disabilty

This course also covers:

  • Manual handling for support workers

  • Medication support​​

Our highly skilled trainers will support you through your face to face classroom training and your work placement training.

ATC Work Smart students are highly sought after by industry. Support workers are in high demand, and there are a variety of jobs available.

The Certificate III in Individual Support secures your long-term employment and prepares you to provide physical and social support to individuals in a variety of care settings, making a real change to people's lives.

Student Support Services

We have identified a number of support services for students who have special needs, or require additional support and assistance to undertake or complete their learning. Please discuss any concerns you may have with your enrolment officer or trainer assessor.

Career Outcomes

  • Personal Care Worker

  • Support Worker

  • Assistant in Nursing

  • Patient Care Assistant

  • Residential Care Worker

  • Disability Support Worker

  • In Home Support Worker

  • Community Care Worker

  • Respite Worker

  • Day Program Support Worker


As part of this course, you will take part in the following activities:

  • Classroom training with a combination of theory and practical activities.

  • Specialised medication support and manual handling training 

  • Ability to apply your skills in our practical training environment

  • Organised industry work placement

Eligibility and Funding

Funding may be available for eligible applicants.

Fees for participants eligible for government funding:

CHC33015 Certificate III individual support (Ageing, Home and Community)

Concession $261.60 (8 fortnightly payment of $32.70)

No concession $882.90 (8 fortnightly payments of $110.36)

CHC33015 Certificate III individual support (Disability)

Concession $276.00 (8 fortnightly payment of $34.50)

No concession $931.50 (8 fortnightly payments of $116.43)

Conditions apply and proof of eligibility must be provided at the time of enrolment. This is in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development Vet fees and charges policy 2022. 

CFAA may waive all fees for student applicants who can prove severe financial hardship. Financial hardship is defined by Jobs & Skills WA and applicants must meet the definition and criteria to be eligible for a waiver. CFAA will require information from applicant to prove their severe Financial Hardship Claim.

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