CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)


Put your name on the waiting list by clicking ‘JOIN’ below. Alternatively, you can either come into the College at 96 Murray Street, Wagga Wagga or phone 1800 000 212.


Gain the skills to join this ever growing industry by enrolling in Certificate III in Individual Support – Ageing today.

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 course is held every Tuesday and Wednesday for 31 weeks.

This training is a combination of blended mode delivery of the following:
Tuesday 9.30am – 4.00pm face to face practical classroom training.
Wednesday 8.30am – 3.00pm Online virtual classroom delivered via Zoom from your trainer, students present at the college.

This training also requires 10 hours of self-directed at home study per week, students may use the facilities at the college within business hours
Mandatory work placement of 20 work shifts (160 hours minimum) must be completed with an aged care residential facility or community disability organisation employer.
From week 18 students will undertake an additional day per week placement (8 hour shift) to attend work placement.


You must be 16 years of age or above. Students are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment and face to face interview prior to enrolment.

A current Police Check and Working with Children Check is required prior to commencement of work placement which is payable by student. Student may (depending on work placement host) be required to complete immunity screening prior to being accepted to a work placement host. Any boosters or vaccinations required by the student will be at their own cost.
Students will be required to purchase a “student” work placement shirt with RCC logo upon commencement.

To successfully complete HLTAID011, students must be capable of performing at least 2 minutes (5 cycles) of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult resuscitation mannequin placed on the floor.


This course is subsidised by the NSW Government for eligible students

  • Student contributions are applicable and range from $1,450 to $1,750
  • Concession contribution to eligible students $240
  • Exemptions apply

Full course cost: $6,620

Other fees that may occur are: (not limited to)

  • Working with children’s check
  • Police Check
  • Student Shirt
  • Immunity Screening and boosters


If you believe you have already undertaken any of this training, or have the current skills, please talk to your Trainer or Training Coordinator prior to course commencement. Credit transfer can only be applied by sighting organismal transcript of studies.


Refer to your Student Handbook, or talk to your Trainer or Training Coordinator, for the ways in which the College can provide additional support during your time studying with us.


The Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a national student number, giving you access to all of your student records online. Each time you enrol to study with a training organisation, you will need to provide your USI number which will be used to store your training records and results. To create a new USI number please go to

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE005)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach (CHCPAL001)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS023)
  • Meet personal support needs (CHCCCS011)
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINF001)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS015)
  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID011)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.