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Give back to the community and turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career.

Gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential to providing person-centered support to people who require assistance due to ageing or disability. The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) is a nationally recognised qualification providing you with the confidence to gain employment in a range of care and support roles.

Career Pathways

The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support will provide you with the qualifications to help you start an exciting career in aged and disability care.

Employment opportunities may include work in the following areas:

  • Residential Care
  • Disability Care
  • Home and Community Care
  • Respite Care
  • Personal Care
  • Other care and assistive roles

Delivery and Assessments

  • Delivery over 26 weeks (including 120 hours of work placement)
  • Face to face classroom delivery and practical assessment
  • Self-paced study options

The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support is made up of 9 core units, and 6 electives for the ageing and disability specialisations.

Please refer to https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC33021 for further information on the CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support.

Work Placement

  • Mandatory 120 hours of work placement
  • Monday to Friday with own transport required
  • STEPS will arrange work placement for you with reputable local employers
  • Satisfactory results of a National Police Check is required for work placement

Why STEPS?

STEPS Education and Training offer training solutions that meet real local market needs. Our courses are designed in consultation with local employers to improve our students’ employment opportunities and on the job skills.

Our highly qualified trainers and assessors bring hands on industry experience to their role allowing you to feel confident that you are gaining the best workplace preparation possible.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You may be eligible for credit towards your qualification based on previous workplace skills or study. Contact us to find out if you are eligible at training@stepsgroup.com.au.

For further information on STEPS Education and Training Courses refer to our student handbook.

Core Units

CHCCCS031 - Provide individualised support

CHCCCS038 - Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support

CHCCCS040 - Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS041 - Recognise healthy body systems

CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically

HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care

CHCAGE011 - Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAGE013 - Work effectively in aged care

CHCPAL003 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach

CHCDIS011 - Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS012 - Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCHIS020 - Work effectively in disability support

Entry Requirements

 

All applicants into this course will need:

Course Fees

 

The following co-contribution fees are payable for those eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee:

  • Eligible non-concessional students’ Full Co-contribution Fee – $150
  • Eligible concessional students’ Full Co-contribution Fee – $60
  • Full fee-paying student (non-funded) Full Course Fee – $4,200

 

Payment Plans

Payment plans are available to students under the following circumstances:

  • Deposit plus weekly payment plan option available.
  • Full fee-paying students; 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.

 

Additional opportunities may be available in exceptional circumstances where an individual does not meet the eligibility criteria for the program but circumstances indicate the objectives of the program will be met through a confirmed employment benefit.

Additional opportunities will be considered on a case-by-case basis, upon request by a prospective student.

 

Certificate 3 Guarantee Program Fees

Certificate 3 Guarantee is funded by the Queensland Government.

Find out if you’re eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee by heading to Certificate 3 Guarantee or call 1300 131 965.

Please refer to the STEPS Student Handbook for more information on STEPS Group Australia policies on refunds, complaints, appeals and reasonable adjustments.

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Ways to Study

Campus
Study Mode
Start Date
Duration
Workload
Fees
Bundaberg
On Campus
Start Date: tbc
Enrolment Close Date: tbc
26 weeks
Full time
Eligible non-concessional students: $150
Eligible concessional students: $60
Full fee paying student (non-funded): $4200
Gympie
On Campus
Start Date: tbc
Enrolment Close Date: tbc
26 weeks
Full time
Eligible non-concessional students: $150
Eligible concessional students: $60
Full fee paying student (non-funded): $4200
Sunshine Coast
On Campus
Start Date: tbc
Enrolment Close Date: tbc
26 weeks
Full time
Eligible non-concessional students: $150
Eligible concessional students: $60
Full fee paying student (non-funded): $4200
Gympie
On Campus
Start Date: tbc
Enrolment Close Date: tbc
26 weeks
Full time
Eligible non-concessional students: $150
Eligible concessional students: $60
Full fee paying student (non-funded): $4200

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