CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability)

Capitalise on an industry with great career opportunities. Our interactive course gives job seekers a qualification and entry into an industry rich with career opportunities and pathways.

Our Course Covers

  • Communicate and work in the health or community services sector
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people.

Cert 3 Guarantee Program
This course can be delivered under the Queensland Government funded Certificate 3 Guarantee Program.



Delivery & Duration

Entry Requirements

Career Opportunities



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


Code Title
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability


Certificate 3 Guarantee
Concessional: $50
Non-Concessional: $160
Year 12: $0

Payment Method (Non C3G)
$830 per Semester

  • 3 Semesters of 13 weeks each (FT)
  • 3 Semesters of 20 weeks each (PT)


Online with workshops to support delivery where required (or Webinars)

Duration: The full course is 3 semesters:

  • Full Time: Each semester is 13 weeks (25 hours per week)
  • Part Time: Each semester is 20 weeks (15 hours per week)

120 hrs of Vocational Placement is also a requirement of the qualification. SRI will assist with the coordination of student vocational placement into suitable facilities in conjunction with SRJA.

  • A student must be able to supply a Federal Police Check (cost applies) prior to placement- refer to for fees.
  • Regular access to a computer or tablet to undertake learning and assessment activities
  • Regular access to the internet and to an email account
  • The ability and willingness to complete a face-to-face course
  • The ability to communicate directly with SRI
  • The ability to communicate in English with SRI
  • The ability to understand instructions provided, written or verbally in English
  • The ability to use a computer and type
  • The willingness to provide a valid USI

  • Assistant in nursing
  • Personal care worker/assistant
  • Residential care worker
  • Support worker
  • Disability worker

Employment Assistance
As a Sarina Russo Institute student, you are entitled to our FREE employment assistance, which provides mentoring, employment workshops and job placement service.

Student Support Services

  • Dedicated Trainers to help with training and assessment
  • Access to iLearn – our 24/7 learning management system
  • Access to online Language Literacy and Numeracy testing and tools to help with proficiency skills if required
  • Mentoring and job placement assistance
  • Opportunities to collaborate online with peers

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