CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support - Ageing

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Certificate III in Individual Support Ageing

(including those who want to gain skills in Home and Community)

With the aged care industry in desperate need of dedicated professionals, the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) equips individuals with the essential skills and knowledge required to enter this thriving sector.

At IMPACT Community Services, we offer a comprehensive training program that combines theory with hands-on practical activities. Through our program, students gain invaluable experience and knowledge through a 120-hour vocational placement.

Upon completion of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), graduates often pursue fulfilling roles as:

  • Personal Care Assistant/Worker: Provide direct personal care and support to older adults in various settings, assisting with daily activities, hygiene, and mobility.

  • Aged Care Support Worker: Offer comprehensive support and assistance to elderly individuals, including emotional support, companionship, and facilitating social engagement.

  • Home Care Assistant: Provide in-home care services to older adults, helping with household tasks, medication management, and personal care while promoting independence.

  • Residential Aged Care Worker: Work in residential care facilities, supporting older adults with their daily needs, coordinating activities, and ensuring their well-being.

  • Community Support Worker: Assist older adults in their local communities, promoting social inclusion, organising outings, and providing transportation services.

  • Dementia Support Worker: Specialise in supporting individuals with dementia, offering person-centered care, memory stimulation activities, and emotional support.

  • Respite Care Worker: Provide temporary relief to primary caregivers by assisting in the care and supervision of older adults, allowing caregivers to take breaks.

  • Lifestyle Coordinator: Organise and coordinate recreational activities, events, and programs for older adults to enhance their social interaction and overall well-being.

  • Home and Community Care Assistant: Offer support to older adults living independently in their own homes, assisting with meal preparation, light housekeeping, and community engagement.

  • Allied Health Assistant: Collaborate with healthcare professionals in a variety of settings, assisting in therapeutic interventions and rehabilitation programs.

  • IMPACT's trainer Sandy Baker has trained with us for more than a decade. Sandy boasts extensive experience within the aged care industry and maintains strong industry connections. Sandy is passionate about engaging with students and supporting their personal and professional growth.

I really enjoy engaging with the students and helping them develop," Sandy said.

To make training more accessible, you may be eligible for funding assistance through initiatives such as Skilling Queenslanders for Work, Certificate 3 Guarantee, or other government training subsidy programs, allowing you to pursue the Certificate III course at no cost or with substantial financial support.

Join us at IMPACT Community Services and embark on a rewarding journey into the aged care sector, where you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of older adults.

Why Consider Training for the Aged Care Sector?

Training for the aged care sector in Australia presents a gateway to a fulfilling and rewarding career path. With increasing demand, diverse job opportunities, the chance to make a positive impact, personal and professional growth prospects, and government support, it is a sector worth considering for those passionate about caring for older adults and improving their quality of life.

Why Consider Training for the Home and Community Sector?

Training for the home and community sector is increasingly vital due to the growing demand for skilled professionals in areas like aged care, disability support, and community services. This sector plays a crucial role in supporting the wellbeing and independence of individuals, particularly the elderly and those with disabilities, within the community. Undertaking training in this field not only equips individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide high-quality care and support, but it also opens up diverse career opportunities. Moreover, this training fosters empathy, understanding, and effective communication skills, which are essential for creating a positive impact in the lives of those who rely on these services. As the population ages and the focus on community-based care intensifies, the need for well-trained professionals in the home and community sector becomes more pronounced, making this an area with both personal and professional rewards.

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Course info

Download Program Outline
Onboarding and IT training:
1 week
Unit Training:
13 weeks
Course days:
Monday to Thursday
Vocational Placement:
4 Weeks (120 hours)
Course Completion:
1 week
Course Duration:
19 weeks
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