CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability Specialization)

The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability Specialization) equips students with skills in caring for elderly and disabled individuals, covering personal care, support services, and health monitoring.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability Specialization)


:CHC33021 | CRICOS Code ----


: 52 Weeks (Incl Holidays)


: melbourne


The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability Specialization) is a comprehensive program designed to prepare individuals for careers in aged care and disability support. Students acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to provide high-quality care and assistance to elderly and disabled individuals in various settings, including residential care facilities, community support programs, and private homes.

The course covers a range of topics essential for supporting individuals with ageing or disability-related needs. These include understanding the physical and emotional needs of clients, providing personal care and assistance with daily living activities, implementing strategies to promote independence and well-being, and ensuring the safety and dignity of clients at all times.

Students also learn about effective communication techniques, cultural sensitivity, and ethical considerations in aged care and disability support. Practical training and work placements provide students with hands-on experience in real-world settings, allowing them to apply their skills under the supervision of experienced professionals.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are equipped with the necessary qualifications and skills to pursue employment as personal care assistants, aged care workers, disability support workers, or community care workers. They play a crucial role in supporting vulnerable individuals to live fulfilling and independent lives, making a positive difference in the lives of others and contributing to the overall well-being of the community.

“Dive deep into the realm of ‘Learner Characteristics’ within our course curriculum. Explore the unique amalgamation of cognitive, emotional, and social traits that define each learner’s profile. Unravel the intricacies of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and learning styles shaping individual trajectories. Discover the art of tailoring instructional methods to accommodate varied learner needs, abilities, and preferences. Navigate the dynamic landscape of learner diversity with finesse and inclusivity, fostering an environment conducive to optimal learning outcomes. Equip yourself with the tools and insights to engage, motivate, and support learners effectively, cultivating a collaborative and empowering learning ecosystem. Join us on this enriching journey to decode learner characteristics and elevate your capacity to craft impactful learning experiences for all.”

The course is delivered face-to-face in classrooms, and through structured self-study. It incorporates a simulated workplace environment and access to fully equipped training facility at our campus. Practical components of the course are delivered face-to-face in an allocated classroom or at our designated kitchen. A work placement is also required.

Australian Institute of Digital Technology has the following entry requirements:
International students must:
• Be at least 18 years of age.
• Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
• Minimum IELTS overall band of 6.00 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.5; or TOEFL iBT (internet-based) minimum score of 78 with no band less than 23; or Pearson (PTE) 52 (no communicative skills less than 42); or any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.
• Test results must be no more than 2 years old.
• English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
• Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
• Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
• Successful completion of an English Placement Test
• For levels 1 and 2 Students only, successful completion of AIDT Language and Numeracy Test conducted on AIDT (for onshore international students ONLY.)
• International students applying for a Certificate III level course will need to provide evidence of satisfactory completion of Australian Year 10 (or equivalent) or certificate II or higher.

In order to achieve qualification students must complete the following 15 units of competency which includes 09 core units and 06 elective units

CodeNameCore Elective
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCCCS031Provide individualised supportCore
CHCCCS038Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving supportCore
CHCCCS040Support independence and wellbeingCore
CHCCCS041Recognise healthy body systemsCore
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore
HLTINF006Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and controlCore
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesCore
CHCAGE011Provide support to people living with dementiaElective
CHCAGE013Work effectively in aged careElective
CHCPAL003Deliver care services using a palliative approachElective
CHCDIS011Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approachElective
CHCDIS012Support community participation and social inclusionElective
CHCDIS020Work effectively in disability supportElective


Course Fee Offshore: $14,000 AUD
Course Fee Onshore: $12,000 AUD
Resource Fee: $1500 AUD
Enrolment Fee: $300 AUD

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