Kickstart your career with a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) CHC33015

Join one of Australia’s fastest growing industries – start your career in care today!

Study with STEPS and benefit from a training course designed to give you the best chance of employment. Our Certificate III in Individual Support  (Ageing, Home and Community) has been structured to meet local employment demands in collaboration with local industry providers to ensure you graduate with the skills you need to start work tomorrow.

The Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015 is made up of 13 units including 7 core units and 6 electives specialising in Ageing and Home and Community support. During your course you will be provided with;

  • Work Placement
  • National Police Check *Satisfactory results of a National Police Check is required for work placement.

Language, literacy and numeracy support along with other learning support will be provided to students to assist with their studies.

Note: *Students are responsible for any transport required for job placement.

Aged Care Facility Visit and Orientation Session (bookings essential)

Come along to our FREE workplace visit and orientation session to meet your trainers and ask any questions you may have about working in the Aged Care industry prior to enrollment.

Locations: Bundaberg, Caloundra, Nambour, Noosa and Townsville

Career Outcomes:

The Certificate III in Individual Support will provide you with the qualifications to help you start an exciting career in Aged, Home and Community Care. Employment opportunities may include work in the following areas;

  • Residential Aged Care
  • Home and Community Care
  • Respite Care
  • Personal Care
  • and a range of other care and assistive roles


13 weeks under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program
18 weeks under the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative


Speak to your local STEPS office to find out which funding options may be available for you.

In some locations, this training is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.

In other locations, course fees vary depending on eligibility under the Queensland Government’s Certificate 3 Guarantee program.  Find more information about the Certificate 3 Guarantee or visit the Queensland Government Student Fact Sheet

Recent year 12 graduates may be eligible for full funding.  For full details on Certificate 3 Guarantee eligibility click here

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Full fee paying student: 

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Eligible Students: 

$399 (full co-contribution fee)
$30.70 (per unit)

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Eligible Concessional Students: 

$300 (full co-contribution fee)
$23.05 (per unit)


Payments can be made in full or by a weekly payment plan.

For weekly plans a $150 non refundable deposit must be paid prior to course commencement followed by weekly instalments.  Certification will not be issued until fees are paid in full.

Don’t miss out – Enrol today!

If you’d like to learn more about studying a Certificate III in Individual Support, or to secure your place, call your local STEPS office today:

Sunshine Coast 07 5436 6000

Townsville 07 4727 2600

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