Alana Kaye College

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Alana Kaye College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097994F

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


Course Overview

The Certificate III in Individual Support is a qualification that provides students with the ability to support patients who are in nursing homes, hospitals or clinics due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Workers will be expected to perform a range of tasks which may include: following care plans to provide care to clients, assisting with personal care (showering, bathing, shaving, toileting, oral hygiene, dressing), assisting with meals and feeding, assisting clients to move around, assisting with lifting and turning clients who are immobile or confined to bed and communicating with families.

The job role requires a person who is patient, has good communication skills, uses discretion and judgement, has a commitment to the rights of the elderly and disabled people to live dignified lives and who takes responsibility for their own outputs.

Course Breakdown

Core Units

  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualized 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

Elective Units

  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach ​
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Career Outcomes

  • In-home Respite Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Care Worker
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Nurse’s Aide
  • Disability Service Officer
  • Community House Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Family Support Worker

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Course opportunities

Start date: Expected October 2023
Duration: 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Gold Coast Campus

3 Suter Street
Gold Coast Queensland 4215

Entry criteria

Students must be aged 18 years and above

Evidence of acceptable English language test course as below:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 5.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), internet based test: 46
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English): 162
  • Pearson Test of English Academic: 42


Alana Kaye College
Darwin City Campus
2 Shepherd Street Darwin Northern Territory 0800