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Certificate III in Individual Support

(Ageing and Disability)

Find a fulfilling job where you make a real difference every day

Enrol in the widely recognised CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) and acquire the essential skills and knowledge needed to work as a caregiver for the elderly.

Greenwich College - Aged Care Price List and Course Intakes


Who is this course for?

This course is for those who like to help others and are looking at a rewarding career in the community services field. It empowers you with the skills and knowledge to offer personalised support using a person-centered approach to individuals facing disability or aging.

Earn a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) for a fulfilling career and the opportunity to give back to your community.


Units you will learn



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Where will this course take me?

By completing the CHC33021 Certificate lll in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability), you could gain employment as a:

• Residential Support Worker
• In Home Support Worker
• Nursing Assistant/ Assistant in Nursing
• Personal Care Worker


Here's what you need to know


Course Commencement
6 Intakes per year. You can check more information about it here.


Course Duration
32 weeks/4 Terms


Entry Requirements
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Course Structure


CHCCCS031          Provide      individualised  support

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  • This unit covers how to organise, provide, and monitor personal support services for an individual based on their personalised plan, staying within established limits. 


CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support

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  • This unit focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to empower individuals with disabilities by delivering services based on their rights, using a person-centered approach. It should be done in coordination with individualised plans. This unit is applicable to workers in diverse disability contexts. 


CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

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  • This unit is relevant to various health and community service settings where workers communicate face-to-face, in writing, or through digital media. They operate with limited responsibility, either under direct or indirect supervision. 


CHCDIV001                Work with            diverse                    people 

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  • You will learn about the impact of culture and diversity on attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours, and how to recognise and respond to cultural differences. The course covers a range of topics, including communication strategies, cultural awareness, cultural safety, and respectful behaviour.


HLTINF001          Comply with infection prevention and control policies 

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  • This unit covers the skills and knowledge needed to adhere to organisational infection prevention and control procedures. It includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. This unit is applicable to individuals working in health and direct client care contexts. 


CHCCCS040        Support    independence and wellbeing

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  • This unit covers the skills and knowledge needed to deliver personalised services that promote independence, as well as physical and emotional wellbeing. It applies to workers in various community services contexts who offer frontline support services within the framework of an established individualised plan. 


CHCCCS041      Recognise            healthy                     body systems

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  • This unit involves identifying and reporting changes in the health of individuals who are aging or living with a disability. Any concerns or issues identified should be reported to the supervisor or professional health staff.


CHCLEG001              Work                        legally and       ethically

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  • This unit covers the skills and knowledge needed to recognise and operate within the legal and ethical frameworks relevant to an individual job role. It applies to community services and health workers who take a proactive role in identifying and fulfilling their legal and ethical responsibilities.


HLTWHS002            Follow safe work practices for direct client care

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  • This unit covers the skills and knowledge necessary for a worker to engage in safe work practices, ensuring their own health and safety, as well as that of others in environments where they directly care for clients.