Grow your current career and take the next step within your BlueCare role. With support from your employer and the assistance of the JobTrainer* funding available, there’s nothing stopping you from leveling up your career and becoming a Personal Carer in as little as 18 weeks! By undertaking a Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015), you will gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to provide individual support in aged care, as well as home and community settings, putting you on the pathway for improved job roles and higher pay opportunities.
This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
This qualification is typically delivered over a duration of 6 months, including 120 hours of work placement in community and/or residential facilities.
This qualification is delivered as either face-to-face, classroom-based, or digital technology depending on location.
This qualification has a total of 13 units, including seven (7) core units. Students can choose whether they would like to complete an Ageing specialisation units or Home and Community specialisation units. To find out more about the units, download our course guide now via the button at the bottom of this page.
Those with relevant industry experience from prior employment may be able to receive recognition for prior learning and reduce the time required to complete this qualification.
Funding and Fees
Under the Federal and State Government funding scheme, applicants may be able to upskill or reskill with no further out-of-pocket fees required. Eligibility Criteria Applies.