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 15 units of competency which are split up into 9 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.
|Provide individualised support
|Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
|Support independence and wellbeing
|Recognise healthy body systems
|Communicate and work in health or community services
|Work with diverse people
|Work legally and ethically
|Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care
|Provide support to people living with dementia
|Work effectively in aged care
|Deliver care services using a palliative approach
|Address the needs of people with chronic disease
|Support positive mealtime experiences
|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 funding support, the course fee is $1,252.91 (or $451.50 if you are a concession card holder).
To find out more about how this program is funded, and if you are eligible, click here to contact our Enhance Training course advisor.
Our payment plans start from as low as $20.96 per fortnight for concession card holders. Click here to contact our Enhance Training course advisor to discuss payment options.
About the course
Our Enhance Training Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33021 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 client’s 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) CHC33021 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 placement, which are detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. These can be completed while you study. Through Enhance Training’s wealth of experience in the industry we can assist you in finding appropriate Placements, should you need help to do so.
Why choose to study with Enhance Training?
We acknowledge that many training organisations 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 care industry, we are the care industry. 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 can 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.
How do I enrol?
Enrolment in this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33021 course and other Enhance Training courses is easy. If you are ready to enrol then click here to get started. If you are not quite ready to enrol and would like to speak with a course advisor, complete this form and we will be in touch shortly.