CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support Specialising in ageing, home and community care, provides a nationally recognised qualification providing graduates with a broad range of employment opportunities in the aged, home and community sectors. Successful completion will allow you to work as a Personal Care Assistant (PCA), Residential Support Worker, Home Career to name a few.
We offer two study options for this course.
Option 1 Blended Learning:
This is our blended learning approach. With face to face learning to take place in the classroom (9:30am – 4:30pm) at the Tomaree Community College, as well as practical training days at Harbourside Haven training facility (6:30am – 2:30pm).
You will also be required to complete the theory components of this course online.
Option 2 Online Study:
This option allows you to study online in your own time at your own pace.
You be required to complete all theory components including your assessments for this course online.
All delivery methods are fully supported by your trainer as well as the College throughout the course.
For both study options you will have up to 12 months to complete your studies if required, this includes the mandatory minimum 120-hour work placement component of the course, which is arranged for you and supported by your facilitator.
If you are interested in enrolling in course, please contact the college to commence the enrolment process.
**Please ensure that prior to enrolling in this course you read through our 2021 Student Handbook.
If you have any questions, or require further information please contact our office on (02) 49841011 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
An appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills are required to enrol in this course. Tomaree Community College may conduct an LLN assessment as part of the pre enrolment process.
The USI will be available online and at no cost to you. The USI will stay with you for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is undertaken from 1st January 2015.
Why do I need a USI?
You may need to provide evidence of your academic achievements, for example when applying for a job or to undertake further study.
Everyone undertaking nationally recognised VET courses will need to have a USI to receive their statement of attainment or qualification.
Your USI must be provided to Tomaree Community College before you can receive a statement of attainment or qualification. Tomaree Community College will not be allowed to issue your certificate unless we have your USI recorded.
Current First Aid Certificate:
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
If you are over 18 you will be required to undertake a National Criminal Record Check. Visit:
If your training will take place during the winter months you will be required to have the following vaccination and provide proof that this has been received.
In this course, you will learn:
By the end of the course you will be able to confidently utilise the technical skills and knowledge gained to provide individualised support to the elderly, who require a variety of support needs, while applying:
Upon successful completion of this course you will be issued a certificate in CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support where competency has been achieved, giving you the skills to participate in further study or apply for relevant jobs within the industry.
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is the entry level requirement to work in residential aged care or disability care. You could undertake a role as a:
Occupational titles may include:
Training is delivered through face to face, in the training room, as well as through work experience, giving students a great foundation in the skills and knowledge which are required to work within this field.
For more information, visit https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC33015
This will be discussed with your trainer and course coordinator at the commencement of your course.
Under the new ‘Smart and Skilled’ changes, the NSW Government is targeting funding towards the skills that are needed for jobs and economic growth.
As part of these changes, the NSW Government has released the 2015 Skills List, which sets out priority areas for training. The qualifications on this list will receive government subsidies to make sure training priorities match the needs of the economy. This list includes qualifications that will attract a government subsidy in 2015 plus their prices and fees.
The Skills List That Tomaree Community College has been approved to deliver:
To view the complete 2015 Skills List, fees and eligibility requirements visit: www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au.
Upon completion of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, you may go on to study other Certificate IV, Diploma or Bachelor courses in Allied Health areas such as Certificate IV in Ageing Support, Certificate IV in Disability.