CHC33021 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) Riverina Community College

CHC33021 - 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.


Mandatory work placement of 120 hours must be completed with an aged care residential facility or community disability organisation employer.

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.

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: $6,700

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 CHC33021.
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  • Support relationships with carer and family (CHCCCS036)
  • Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control (HLTINF006)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (CHCCCS041)
  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID011)
  • Provide support to people living with dementia (CHCAGE011)
  • Support independence and wellbeing (CHCCCS040)
  • Identify and report abuse (CHCCCS033)
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach (CHCPAL003)
  • Provide individualised support (CHCCCS031)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support (CHCCCS038)
  • Work effectively in aged care (CHCAGE013)

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