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Study with us.

  • Enrich your life and the lives of others by providing Individual Support services.
  • Gain real skills learning from Australian Industry experienced trainers.
  • Study to suit your lifestyle with our flexible study and payment options.
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification respected by industry.

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
Home and Community Specialisation

CHC33015 Certificate III in
Individual Support
Home and Community Specialisation

This course is perfect for entry-level workers seeking to provide personal support to individuals through a person-centred approach in a variety of settings, including residential facilities, home care, nursing homes, hospitals, and community or disability-based organisations.

Find out more about this rewarding career and course in the tabs below.

Course Overview
Course Structure

Overview:

Start a rewarding career supporting people who choose to live independently in their own home with the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community Specialisation).  

You will gain the knowledge and confidence required to provide individualised and person-centred support to people in either the community and/or a residential setting who are aged, have a disability or other complex need.

This course includes extensive trainer support from industry experts, delivered via a combination of online and face-to-face sessions. The hands-on components take place in the face-to-face sessions and will provide you with the skills required to properly care for and manage the needs of clients.

You will also learn to:

  • Communicate and work in the health or community services
  • Work with diverse people
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Support relationships with carers and families
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Provide home and community support services
  • Provide first aid
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Provide individualised support
  • Meet personal support needs
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Career Opportunities:

Community Services is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Australia with an estimated 50,000+ new jobs to be created within the industry by 2020 (Source: joboutlook.gov.au).

Some of our articles discussing job opportunities in the sector include “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” and “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles“.

Job Roles Include:

  • Support worker
  • Personal care worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Respite worker
  • Home and Community Worker

Qualification Pathways

After completing this course, other studies which may be of interest could include the CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set, CHC32015 Certificate III in Community, CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services or the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services. Our Diploma courses also provide credit towards University via formal agreements with Western Sydney University and the University of Southern Queensland.

A number of subjects in this course are also contained in other Community and Counselling courses. Our team can discuss which credits apply across courses, reducing the time and cost to you of attaining further qualifications.

Subject list for CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community Specialisation)

There are 13 subjects in this course.

Unit/Subject Code 
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Recognise healthy body systems HLTAAP001
Provide first aid HLTAID003
Communicate and work in health or community services CHCCOM005
Support relationships with carers and families CHCCCS025
Work legally and ethically CHCLEG001
Provide home and community support services CHCHCS001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients CHCADV001
Follow safe work practices for direct client care HLTWHS002
Meet personal support needs CHCCCS011
Support independence and wellbeing CHCCCS023
Facilitate the empowerment of older people CHCAGE001
Provide individualised support CHCCCS015

Blended Learning

Blended Learning combines the flexibility of online learning with the practical support of face-to-face (only available for certain courses), or live training via web tutorials, online forums and interactive e-learning.

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The below images show an example timetable for the CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services Course illustrating the availability of webinars and online group participation. You will always be able to access your trainer via email, Skype or over the phone if you have any questions.

Monday
1-2pm Online Training
Strong communities strategies: Learning from failure
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
9-11am Live Chat
Open questions

 

Tuesday

2-3pm Online Training
Welcome to our new students
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
10-11am Online Training
Case study practical: Complexity of clients
3-5pm Live Chat
Open questions

 

Wednesday
1-2pm Online Training
Meetings
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
9-11am Live Chat
Open questions

 

Thursday
1-3pm Live Chat
Open questions
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
10-11am Online Training
Discussing placement
3-4pm Online Training
Welcome to new students

Friday

Friday
1-2pm Online Training
Assessment questions
8am
10am
Noon
2pm
4pm
6pm
9-11am Live Chat
Open questions

This course is perfect for entry-level workers seeking to provide personal support to individuals through a person-centred approach in a variety of settings, including residential facilities, home care, nursing homes, hospitals, and community or disability-based organisations.

Find out more about this rewarding career and course in the tabs below.

Course Overview Course Overview

Overview:

Start a rewarding career supporting people who choose to live independently in their own home with the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community Specialisation).  

You will gain the knowledge and confidence required to provide individualised and person-centred support to people in either the community and/or a residential setting who are aged, have a disability or other complex need.

This course includes extensive trainer support from industry experts, delivered via a combination of online and face-to-face sessions. The hands-on components take place in the face-to-face sessions and will provide you with the skills required to properly care for and manage the needs of clients.

You will also learn to:

  • Communicate and work in the health or community services
  • Work with diverse people
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Support relationships with carers and families
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Provide home and community support services
  • Provide first aid
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Provide individualised support
  • Meet personal support needs
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Career Opportunities:

Community Services is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Australia with an estimated 50,000+ new jobs to be created within the industry by 2020 (Source: joboutlook.gov.au).

Some of our articles discussing job opportunities in the sector include “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” and “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles“.

Job Roles Include:

  • Support worker
  • Personal care worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Respite worker
  • Home and Community Worker

Qualification Pathways

After completing this course, other studies which may be of interest could include the CHCSS00069 Advocacy Skill Set, CHC32015 Certificate III in Community, CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services or the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services. Our Diploma courses also provide credit towards University via formal agreements with Western Sydney University and the University of Southern Queensland.

A number of subjects in this course are also contained in other Community and Counselling courses. Our team can discuss which credits apply across courses, reducing the time and cost to you of attaining further qualifications.

Course Structure Course Structure

Subject list for CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community Specialisation)

There are 13 subjects in this course.

Unit/Subject Code 
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001
Recognise healthy body systems HLTAAP001
Provide first aid HLTAID003
Communicate and work in health or community services CHCCOM005
Support relationships with carers and families CHCCCS025
Work legally and ethically CHCLEG001
Provide home and community support services CHCHCS001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients CHCADV001
Follow safe work practices for direct client care HLTWHS002
Meet personal support needs CHCCCS011
Support independence and wellbeing CHCCCS023
Facilitate the empowerment of older people CHCAGE001
Provide individualised support CHCCCS015

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