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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-centred 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 rewarding 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

Entry Requirements

Clients are eligible to undertake the SEE program when they meet all the following criteria:

  • Aged between 15 years and Age Pension age
  • Registered as a job seeker, including as a volunteer job seeker1
  • Deemed suitable for training without any barriers that would prevent successful participation
  • Either an Australian citizen or permanent resident or have working rights in Australia.

 

Clients are NOT eligible to undertake the SEE program if they are:

  • A full-time student at the time of referral
  • Participating in the Self-Employment Assistance (SEA); the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) or any other program advised from time to time
  • Have exited the program and are seeking a referral within three months of their last exit/program completion date, except where a client is transferring to a new provider
  • A current holder of a Skilled Migrant Visa
  • Currently a secondary visa holder of a person who holds a Skilled Migrant Visa (dependent).

 

If enrolling in an online mode, you will also require:

  • Home internet connection and computer with webcam
  • Adequate digital literacy skills to participate in online learning
  • Reside in the regions of Darwin, Alice Springs (NT), or Cairns (QLD). Check with your local office for more information.
  • Completion of a digital literacy skills assessment prior to commencement.

 

For a complete summary on SEE eligibility visit the SEE website.

Fees

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is fully funded by the Australian Government and free for eligible job seekers.

For further information on the SEE program head to https://www.dewr.gov.au/skills-education-and-employment/about-program or contact our team at see@stepsgroup.com.au.

Register For Courses

Register your interest for our 2024 courses.

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Employment and Work Relations.

Don’t miss out – Enrol today!

If you’d like to secure your place studying CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support – SEE contact STEPS today on 1300 131 965 or email

Want To Discuss Your Options?

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Frequently Asked Questions

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