Certificate III in Individual Support and Aged Care Services

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Certificate III in Individual Support

National Code: CHC33015

This certificate level addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

These workers:

  • Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care setting
  • Carry out activities related to an individualised plan
  • Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers

Employment outcomes related to this qualification may include:

  • Personal care assistant
  • Personal care worker
  • Care worker
  • Support worker                                     

The duration to complete this competency based qualification is up to 12 months.

The New England College flexible training model takes into account the learner’s skills and knowledge acquired through previous training and experience. This may lead to a reduction in the time required to complete this course.

Fee For Service - $2,010


Certificate 3 Guarantee - Funded by the Queensland Government


Dependent on your concessional status, under the Certificate 3 Guarantee, you are required to contribute to the costs of your training through a co-contribution fee. New England College charges the following co-contribution fees for the courses we offer under the Certificate 3 Guarantee:


Concessional student co-contribution fee - $69         Non-concessional student co-contribution fee- $99


Once you have completed a Certificate III level vocational qualification under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program you will no longer be eligible for any additional government subsidised training.


User Choice - funding is available through the Queensland Government User Choice Program
Eligible apprentices and trainees that meet the Queensland state funding requirements will be charged a student contribution fee of $1.60 per nominal hour. For more information on the number of units funded for this course visit Queensland Training Information Services.
Nominal hours for each unit will be outlined in the agreed training plan, which will be provided to the employer and apprentice or trainee, at the time of induction.

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