CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Qualification:  CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
Duration:  18 months

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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Duration:  18 months

Enrol now

Start a rewarding career in individual and aged care support with our Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

Join a rapidly growing industry and know that you’re making a difference in someone’s life with the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

As an aged care worker, you will help to meet the needs of Australia’s ageing population with empathy, patience and a detail-oriented approach to care. Graduates can pursue work in individual and disability support, specialised care, in-home care and support service roles in government, not-for-profit and community organisations. The best part about working as a career? You’ll get to come home every day knowing that you’ve made a difference.

You will learn:

  • Provide effective and holistic aged care to individuals in government, not-for-profit and community organisations

  • Support and work alongside other health care professionals

  • Build your technical and soft skills, including interpersonal communication skills and relationship building skills

  • Work with a diverse client group.

Career options include:

  • Aged care worker

  • Personal care assistant

  • Home care worker

  • Family support worker

  • Accommodation support worker.

Start your career in a growth industry

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72.6% Career Improvement

Percentage of course graduates that started or expanded a business, landed on a new job, or skilled up for a promotion or pay raise.

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84.1% Health Care and Social Assistance workers

Percentage of course graduates working in the Health Care and Social Assistance industries.

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$45,000 Salary

The middle of the range of salary earned of course graduates starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

Source: Statistics (accessed on 14 September 2022) are for course graduates in the Individual Support field (Certificate III). See more details at

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Course modules

Once you have enrolled in this course, you can access our online platform and start with the first module. You will need to complete a module and then the next module becomes available to you.

This course contains 14 online modules, which have been designed to cover the following units of competency, including 7 core units and 6 elective units. This course contains an introductory module.

This course is currently in transition. The course code, title, units, and content may change. Further information will become available on our website, upon enrolment or during your studies. To discuss your study options, please get in touch with us today.

Frequently asked questions

We understand you need to fit study around your busy life. Our online learning platform is designed with this in mind, so you can study on any device, anywhere, anytime.

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

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Q.   How can I access trainer support?

You can access our dedicated trainer support using your choice of communication – online chat, email, phone call, or video chat.

Q. Do you help me find a job once I graduate?

At Swinburne Open Education, it’s not only about qualifications. We know you want to get a good job when you finish your studies, and our Careers Team will help you with valuable job-hunting skills such as CV writing and interview techniques. We are here to support you every step on the way. Our job finishes when yours starts.

Q. Can I pause my study if something in my life changes?

Self-paced learning gives you the flexibility to fit study around your life. We understand life doesn’t always go to plan. You can apply for extensions for up to 6 months (3 months per extension) if needed. See more details in our full FAQs.

Q. What if the course end up not being right for me?

If you are less than half way through your enrolment period and it’s not working out, you can opt-out of the second half and reduce your course fee liability to 50% of the total course fee. Refer to the Student Agreement for full terms and conditions.

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