CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support

Program Details:

Qualification Code & Name: CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support

Qualification Description:

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. 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.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Qualification Requirements: Total number of units = 15

• 9 core units, plus
• 6 elective units

Delivery Mode/s:

Zoom online-based face to Face blended learning -online (Moodle) Check the timetable with student services.

Units of Competency:

Core Units:

CHCCCS031                       Provide individualised support

CHCCCS038                       Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support

CHCCCS040                       Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS041                       Recognise healthy body systems

CHCCOM005                     Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001                        Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001                       Work legally and ethically

HLTINF006                          Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and


HLTWHS002                       Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

Group A electives – AGEING specialisation

CHCAGE011                       Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAGE013                      Work effectively in aged care

CHCPAL003                        Deliver care services using a palliative approach

Group B electives – DISABILITY specialisation

CHCDIS011                         Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based


CHCDIS012                         Support community participation and social inclusion

Group C Other electives

CHCAGE007                      Recognise and report risk of falls

Entry Requirements: No entry requirements for this qualification.


Graduates of the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33021 (Ageing and Disability) may be able to enrol in the Certificate IV in Disability CHC43121, the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42021, a Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC43015 or a Certificate IV in Leisure and Health CHC43415.

Career Opportunities:

Disability Support Worker

Aged Care Worker

Home and Community Care Worker



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