Course Description

alffie's CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) reflects the role of workers in a residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. 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. 

What you'll learn 

Throughout this course, alffie's friendly team will assist students to develop skills and knowledge that will enhance their ability to work confidently, effectively and safely in a variety of health and community services environments. Topics covered include:   

  • Communicating and working with diversity in health and community services settings 

  • Following established person-centred behaviour supports 

  • Following safe work practices for direct client care 

  • Supporting community participation and social inclusion 

  • Working legally and ethically 

  • Recognising healthy body systems  

  • Providing individualised support 

  • Supporting independence and wellbeing 

  • Facilitating the empowerment of older people 

  • Providing support to people living with dementia 

  • Complying with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 

Why study this course? 

  • Throughout this course, alffie's friendly team will assist students to develop skills and knowledge that will enhance their ability to work confidently, effectively and safely in a variety of health and community services environments. 

  • Students can put their learning to into practice with a structured work placement in a workplace of their choosing. 

  • As part of your work placement, students will gain 120 hours of industry experience. Please note, alffie will assist students with the work placement process but cannot guarantee practical placement. 

This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Food Services Worker (Aged Care)
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker