Certificate III in Individual Support


This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred 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.

Entry Requirements:

Year 10 or equivalent; or relevant Certificate II. Relevant employment if undertaking as an apprenticeship.


13 units: 7 core; 6 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide individualised support; Support independence and well being; Communicate and work in health or community services; Work with diverse people; Work legally and ethically; Recognise healthy body systems; Follow safe work practices for direct client care. Elective streams: Ageing; Disability; Home and community. Plus electives.

Study Pathways:

This course articulates into the Certificate IV in Aged Care and the Diploma of Aged Care.

Further information:

Before undertaking any practicum experience students will be required to undertake a police check and have a senior first aid certificate

Related Careers:

Aged Care Worker, Community Worker,
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