Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) (SA & WA)

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community), offered by Open Colleges, prepares students in WA and SA to pursue careers as care and support workers in the community and residential aged care sector.

Combining the 'Ageing' specialisation and 'Home and Community' specialisation in the one qualification, this course covers the fundamentals of providing care and support in a variety of settings. You'll learn to provide support to people living with dementia, and facilitate the empowerment of older people; promote independence and wellbeing while meeting support and care needs, and provide home and community support services to a diverse range of people.

In addition to essential theory and underpinning knowledge, the course also provides valuable on-the-job experience through practical work placements, which the Open Colleges School of Health will organise for you.  As part of this course, you will be required to complete a work placement component totalling 120 hours (3 weeks) in the Aged Care or Community Care environments.


CHC33015 Open Colleges Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Open Colleges School of Health (RTO: 40049)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III, VET

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    SA: 16 weeks on campus plus 3 weeks work placement; WA: 21 weeks on campus plus 3 weeks work placement;

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location

    SA | WA

  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.