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

Gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential for 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 needed to gain employment in a range of care and support roles.

The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support is made up of 15 units, including 9 core units and 6 electives for the Ageing specialisations and Disability specialisations.

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.

Career Outcomes:

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 Aged Care
  • Disability Care
  • Home and Community Care
  • and a range of other care and assistive roles

Course start date:

Contact us to enrol or register your interest in our 2024 and 2025 courses.


Bundaberg – 2 Bourbong Street

Delivery mode:

  • Mixed mode delivery over 21 weeks (including 120 hours of work placement)
  • Face to face classroom delivery and practical assessment
  • Monday to Thursday – 9am–2:30pm
  • Students may need to spend 5 hours a week on self-studies and completing assessments.


21 weeks* including training, employability support and 120 hours of placement.
*Includes training and wraparound support for employment, including team building, communication, employability skills and employment support.


Talk to STEPS to find out which funding options may be available for you. Course fees vary depending on funding eligibility.

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Eligible non-concessional student: 

$150 ($10 per unit)

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Eligible concessional student: 

$60 ($4 per unit)

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Full fee-paying student: 

$4,200 ($280 per unit)


Entry requirements:

  • Physical ability to be able to perform the required manual handling duties of a carer.
  • Students must provide evidence of having flu and COVID vaccinations to complete compulsory placement requirements associated with this program.
  • Following enrolment, students will be required to obtain a clear Federal Police Check. Evidence of Working with Children (Blue Card) and NDIS Worker’s Screening Card (Yellow Card).


Payments can be made by a deposit and a weekly payment plan as arranged with STEPS.

For 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.

Don’t miss out – Register your interest today!

If you’d like to learn more about studying a CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support, or to secure your place, contact STEPS today on 1300 131 965 or email training@stepsgroup.com.au.

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