Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

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From 17 weeksfull-time(part-time available)
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Why study this course

This qualification reflects the role of 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. 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. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

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of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Aged Care Support Worker and Aged Care Worker.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Albury
  • Ballina
  • Cootamundra
  • Corowa
  • Deniliquin
  • Dubbo, Myall Street

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE NSW can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
(7 reviews)

Published Sep 2018
Certificate III in Individual SupportTAFE NSW
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
All good super course great opportunity to build a career in community section
Published Sep 2018
Certificate III in Individual SupportTAFE NSW
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course is a lot more involved than i thought before i started. The teaching and structure are fantanstic and it is well equipped to help you find a job at the end of it.
Published Aug 2018
Certificate III in Individual SupportTAFE NSW
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
There was amazing to completed this course. I got the job after I finished my work placement. There was offer the job to me and I was start the job next week after I finished my exam. I got a lot of knowledge from this course and I can take care and look after older people in the rigth way. I love this job. I am very pround born to be a carer.

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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)CHC33015

You may wish to discuss the following with TAFE NSW:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
Course information on this page has not been endorsed by the education provider.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)