CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

This certificate gives you the skills to provide person-centred support to people who require assistance due to ageing. Supporting all age groups and abilities in living and leisure activities, carers provide opportunities for people to live their lives to the fullest. Carers are in high demand so start your rewarding new career in the sector today by enrolling at SRI.

During this course you will gain an understanding of how to:

  • Identify the client’s needs and determine an individualised support plan
  • Promote independence by helping individuals identify their own strengths
  • Establish effective communication strategies with clients and their families, colleagues and management
  • Adhere to all legal and ethical workplace policies and procedures
  • Recognise and promote ways to improve the physical well-being of the client

CRICOS Course Code: 089890C Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)


Fees & Dates

Entry Requirements

Delivery Mode

Career Opportunities


Code Title
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
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
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Price: 2022: AU$4,400 (Learning materials included)

Enrolment Fee: $250

Intake Dates:

Duration: 26 weeks

  • Minimum Year 11 or equivalent plus basic computer skills and knowledge of Internet use
  • IELTS 5.5
  • TOEFL: 70 (minimum score of 18)
  • PTE: 42
  • or equivalent English language proficiency

  • Face to face at Brisbane campus
    • International VET programs at Sarina Russo Institute are based on 20 scheduled contact hours per week. Students will receive their timetable at Orientation.
    • In order to complete the academic requirements of this program, students are required to have a suitable laptop and appropriate connectivity to access our Learning Management System. Please click here to view recommended laptop specifications.
  • Online/ virtual support
  • Vocational Placement:
    This course also requires 120 hours of mandatory vocational placement (unpaid) in a live working environment. Police check required.

Uses a staggered assessment schedule with a range of methodologies such as:

  • Real world projects
  • Simulated workplace case studies
  • Portfolios of authentic work samples
  • Presentations

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

Student Support Services Offered:

  • Dedicated trainers to facilitate all training and assessment
  • Access to iLearn – our 24/7 learning management system
  • 24/7 access to online learning and assessment materials that comprise recorded lectures, interactive digital resources, eBooks, PowerPoint’s and video links
  • Collaborate directly with Trainers, industry experts and peers
  • Free state of the art Language Literacy and Numeracy tools
  • Mentoring and job placement assistance

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