Allied Institute

CHC33021 Certificate

III in Individual Support

Course Description:

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

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Course Information

Units of competency

Unit CodeUnit Title
CHCCCS031Provide individualised support
CHCCCS040*Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCCCS038Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCCCS041Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTINF006*Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

The following elective units are completed for the ageing specialisation (Group A):

Unit CodeUnit Title
CHCAGE013Work effectively in aged care
CHCAGE011*Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCPAL003Deliver care services using a palliative approach

The following elective units are completed for the other specialisation (Other Electives):

Unit CodeUnit Title
CHCCCS036Support relationships with carer and family
CHCGRP001Support Group Activities
CHCAGE007*Recognise and report risk of falls

*Unit includes mandatory work placement component and will be covered in scheduled work placement hours at the end of each term.

Vocational placement

Allied Institute has a dedicated Placement Team who will make arrangements for your mandatory placement as part of this program.

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