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.

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

VETiS Program
This course can be undertaken in years 10, 11 and 12, and can count towards the Queensland Certificate of Education under the VETiS 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
Fee Free for 2018 Year 12 Graduates

Payment Method (Non C3G)

1. Debit Order only over 40 weeks ($34 per week, $68 per fortnight, $136 per month)
2. $440 per Semester


  • Online
  • 120 hrs of Vocational Placement is also a requirement of the qualification. Students are required to source their own work placements

Duration: The full course is 3 semesters (up to 12 months)

  • A student must be able to supply a Federal Police Check (cost applies) on enrolment – 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 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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