Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing)

Course Overview

Do you have a passion and desire to provide care and support to the elderly in an Aged Care Facility or their home?

The Aged Care and Home & Community Care sectors desperately need workers as over 200,000 Aged Care workers are due to retire in the next 15 years (Aged Care Workforce Final Report 2012 DoHA)

To enter the Aged Care workforce, you will need to study the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support to gain new skills and knowledge.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander & culturally and linguistically diverse background applicants are encouraged to apply.

ANMEC can provide you with the skills & knowledge required through flexible delivery options

Course starts
23rd October 2017


Course Duration
11 week course – Delivered at ANMEC, comprising of classroom delivery, online learning and work placement

Full Time Study – Monday to Thursday classroom delivery (9am to 4pm), Friday (Self Directed Learning) and 120 hours of work placement


National Code:
CHC33015


Application Questionnaire: 
Must be completed below


Course Location
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (ANMEC)
191 Torrens Road, Ridleyton SA 5008


Course Requirements

Students are required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment prior to acceptance into this course


Course Cost
$250 for WorkReady subsidised students
($3,553.60 full course cost if ineligible for WorkReady)
WorkReady subsidised – Eligibility criteria apply. Check your eligibility HERE


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Employment Outcomes

Possible job roles include:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Aged Care Worker
  • Individual Carer and Support Worker
  • Community Care Worker or Assistant
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Home Respite Care Worker

Qualifications & skills covered
This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community 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. 13 units must be completed, 7 core units and 6 elective units.

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

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


Please note
ANMEC are obligated under the training standards to ensure students undertaking courses are fully informed of the course requirements, course fees and are going to be successful at completing the qualification and successful at gaining employment. In order to do this, ANMEC require applicants to complete a questionnaire and language, literacy and numeracy test as a way to determine this and if not, suggest support options.


For further information
If you are interested in completing this exciting course, please phone us on 8334 1900 or complete the online course enquiry below. ANMEC are happy to answer any of your questions.

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