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CHC33021 Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing)

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CHC33021 Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing)


Study MethodFace to face, blended, online, in class
LocationPerth (Rivervale)
RecognitionNationally Accredited Certification
Start DateEnrol Anytime (Rolling Intake)
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Course Details

Course Details

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to work in the Aged Care industry in a residential care facility under supervision with clearly defined guidelines and services plans. This qualification reflects the role of support workers who follow an individualised care plan to provide person centred care to clients.

Care workers’ duties include:

  • Carrying out activities to maintain an individuals’ well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living.
  • Carry out tasks related to an individualised client care plan.
  • Support community participation and social inclusion.
  • Reporting directly to a supervisor.
Entry requirements

Entry & eligibility requirements

There are no pre-entry study or qualification requirements, however to be eligible, you must:

• Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident residing in Western Australia
• Demonstrate suitable English skills (language, literacy and numeracy). For example, demonstrate reading    and understanding a care plan, communication skills
• Copy of your passport/photo identification

Prior to undertaking practical placement, you will be required to provide:

• NDIS Worker Screening Check
• Current COVID-19 vaccination (unless exempt)
• Current flu vaccination (unless exempt)


Career & study pathways

This certificate qualifies you to pursue roles such as support/care worker, care assistant, client assistant, community care worker, family support worker, home care assistant, respite care worker, nurse’s assistant, planned activity assistant, residential care worker or transport support worker.

These are all roles that require you to carry out direct care and support activities based on an individualised client plan while reporting directly to a supervisor.

Those with this qualification may wish to continue by studying CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support and/or a nursing qualification.

Study Method

Duration, learning method and assessment

The delivery of this qualification is a blended delivery mode of regular attendance to face to face workshops, self study and practical placement. The total duration for this qualification may be between 6 to 12 months for completion and can be completed at a pace that suits the individual

  • Online learning
  • Face-to-face trainer directed workshops
  • Individual support tutorials
  • Practical skills & written assessments
  • 140 work placement learning
Units of Competency

Units of competency

The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) includes 15 units of competency.

• CHCCCS031 Provide Individual Support
• CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
• CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing
• CHCCCS041 Recognise health body systems
• CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health
• CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
• CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
• HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
• HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
• CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
• HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
• HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
• CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
• CHCAGE013 Work effectively in aged care
• CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment of your prior skills, knowledge and life experiences that can be transferred to complete aspects of your current course requirements.

You might already possess some of the skills or knowledge being assessed on this course. If so, you may not be required to complete one or more of the units of competency.

You first need to complete a RPL Application Form. This must be done when you enrol on the course.

To find out more about ALTI’s RPL process, please contact our Student Services Team


Course tuition fees & additional fees

There is no cost for this course. This course is funded by the FEE FREE 2024 government initiative available from 1 January 2024.

Additional fees may apply such as Student service and Resource fees.

For more information, please contact us.


Qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by Amana Living Training Institute will be recognised by other Registered Training Organisations (RTO) nationally.

Amana Living Training Institute will recognise Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other RTO’s.

Amana Living Training Institute is committed to ensuring all AQF qualifications, Statements of Attainments and Transcripts of Results are issued in accordance with the Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015.

CHC33021 Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing)


Study MethodFace to face, blended, online, in class
LocationPerth (Rivervale)
RecognitionNationally Accredited Certification
Start DateEnrol Anytime (Rolling Intake)
Apply now
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