Career Opportunities and Pathways
The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) gives you the experience and expertise to support people living in Aged Care.
Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to be employed in a variety of community or residential facilities. We also provide students opportunities for aged care jobs within Hessel Group, if eligible. Giving you greater chances of being employed if you study with us.
- Home Care Assistant
- Residential Care Worker
- Aged Care Support Worker
- Community Support Worker
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015
This qualification has a total of 13 units of competency which are split up into 7 core units and 6 elective units.
Students must complete a total of 120 hours (placement) as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units competency.
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|HLTAID011||Provide first aid|
In some cases, prior learning an experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on 8462 0222.
Funding and Payment Options
This course is supported by the Government of South Australia. If you're eligible to receive their support, you will only need to pay $309.
To find out more about how this program is funded, or if you're eligible for it, please contact Enhance Training.
Contact the Enhance Training Enrolments Team to discuss your options 8462 0222.
About the course
Our Enhance Training Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015 course is designed to help you make a positive impact on the lives of the ageing community. You’ll learn to support each of your clients’ needs through our hands-on approach to learning.
Each client you meet will be unique. Our course focuses on providing you with a range of theory and practical skills to assist them in reaching their individual goals and regain independence.
You will learn how to support, meet and maintain personal care; contribute towards their skill development; create and perform activities related to individualised plans, and choose your own electives to further knowledge in specific topics.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who wants to feel confident as a support worker in the aged care space. The aged care sector needs passionate, driven people to fill roles in the industry. This course is for caring individuals who like to support others. It’s perfect for those seeking a career change, or career supplement. No matter your age, background or level of experience, the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015 course is sure to help you further your career and passions.
In house student support
You will receive great student support throughout your studies with Enhance Training where you will have your own trainer providing support or for more individualised strategies, a learner support service (LSS) case manager will be assigned to you. LSS is an initiative of SkillsSA and the Government of South Australia and supports you with study plans, flexible study delivery, after hours support and guidance which also extends aftter your training is complete.
This course requires you to complete 120 hours of Vocational Placement, which can be completed while you study.
Our Traineeship and Placement Officer can work with you to determine the best business for you to complete your placement and help you to secure it. In the majority of cases, placements with Enhance Training lead to employment outcomes while increasing your network of professional, industry connections.
Why choose to study with Enhance Training?
We’re happy to acknowledge that there are many training organisations that offer support worker courses similar to ours, across the country. So why is Enhance Training the right choice for your career? What’s the Enhance Training difference?
We are the industry
Enhance Training is for those who want the best education for themselves and the best results for the people they get to work with. We don’t just understand the early learning and childcare industries, we are the early learning and childcare industries. Enhance Training is part of the Hessel Group, which both employs people and assists those who are seeking disability support, aged care, childcare services and allied health services.
Unlike many training providers, we are an end to end service. This means that through Enhance Training and the wider Hessel Group you learn, complete placement, become qualified, complete training and even progress to positions within our wide network of Hessel Group care services and clients.
Direct from the experts
Our teachers and trainers are IN the industry too. They have direct, recent and first-hand experience in the industry so can relate to your questions and queries about the topic and demonstrate how these scenarios may play out on the job.
Real life practice, without the pressure
We have a dedicated Skills Lab which is set up with real equipment to mimic environments you may come across on the job. This means you can practice the skills you’ve gained, in full, minimising the stress of being faced with scenarios for the first time out in the real world. We find this helps our students to gain a positive understanding of their skills, without pressure.