CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

The Certificate in Individual Support will qualify students to work in aged care facilities, the community and supported residential services. Aged Care facilities include private, public, retirement villages, nursing homes and hostels. Workers report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.
  • This course will prepare you for a job in the Care industry.
  • You will be required to study 7 core units and 6 electives.
  • AMES Australia organises an aged care work placement for a minimum of 120 hours for each student. All students are supervised during their placement.
  • All AMES Australia industry certificate courses provide specialist English language support for refugees and migrants.

What will I learn?

  • The activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care facility or in a home.
  • Carry out activities related to an individualised plan
  • See details of the course modules to be studied.

What jobs can I get after completing this course?

  • Community house worker
  • Home care assistant
  • Assistant in nursing
  • Personal care assistant
  • Residential care worker

An intermediate level of English is required, however your English level will be assessed on application.

Course duration

20 Weeks, minimum of 20 hours per week.

Course dates

February to July 2019

  • Noble Park: Monday 16 July 2018 – Friday 14 December 2018
    Footscray: Monday 16 July 2018 – Friday 14 December 2018
    Box Hill: Monday 30 July 2018 – Friday 14 December 2018

Information sessions

AMES Australia Box Hill
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  • Fri 1st Feb at 10:00 AM - Ask reception
AMES Australia Footscray
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  • Fri 25th Jan at 10:00 AM - ILC Room



The fee is determined by your eligibility for Government funding. Click here for more information on applicable fees or contact AMES Australia to check your eligibility for a concession fee.

There may be extra charges for learning materials, first aid certificate, police check etc. 

A fee concession to a student enrolled under the Asylum Seeker VET Program can then be granted in accordance with the Guidelines about Fees.


How to Enrol

Enquire now to find out:

  • your eligibility
  • cost
  • arrange a time to have your English level assessed

The course will be run subject to enrolment numbers.


This course can be taken under below Government Subsidised Funding Programs:

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