CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. 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.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enrol into this course, learner must:

  • be 18 years old or older

  • obtain a police check

  • have an ability to complete work placement

  • ensure the stable network connection through any type of devices including PCs, laptops, tablet PCs and smartphones (self-pace study – distance activities)

  • Upon acceptance of your enrolment, you will be required to complete the electronic Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Assessment methods

Summative assessments may include written/oral questions, practical/observational assessments, and project works with discussion

Additional requirements - Work placement

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.

Mode of delivery

  • Face to Face

  • Distance/online learning: digital classroom based that includes self-directed learning


Up to 1 year including 120 hours (3 weeks equivalent full-time hours) compulsory work placement as listed on the course timetable.

Course fee

  • Fee for service: $5,500

Please contact us at or alternatively on 02 9223 1868 to discuss the payment plan.

Course structure

There are 13 units of competency to complete; 7 core and 6 elective units.


Learners who successfully completed all units of competency and 120 hours (3 week equivalent full-time) work placement with documentary evidence from the residential care centres approved by BIA will be issued with a nationally recognised Certificate.

This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework.