Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (QLD only)

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Collaboration Learning
  • Awarded by

    Collaboration Learning (RTO: 52247)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Payment planQLD Certificate 3 Guarantee SubsidyUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Personal Care Assistant | Aged Care Activity Worker | Assistant Community Services Worker | Community Wellness Officer | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    NOTE: This course is currently only open to residents of Queensland, Australia.

    If you possess a passion for helping others and making a positive contribution to your community, and would like to turn this passion into a rewarding career, then this CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) qualification from Collaboration Learning could be just the thing you're looking for.

    Australia has an ageing population and demand for qualified Individual Support providers in the Aged Care sector is on the rise, with a projected 25% growth in the available number of positions over the next couple of years so now is the perfect time to enter the industry if you are looking for a stable, long-term career.

    This course will give you all the skills you need to become an effective individual support professional through providing you with essential skills such as how to communicate and work in health or community services, how to support independence and well-being of clients, how to facilitate the empowerment of older people and how to provide support to people living with dementia.

    This course also involves  a minimum of 120 logged working hours within an Approved Service workplace which will allow you to complete a range of applicable work tasks, and Collaboration Learning will assist all students in finding appropriate placement for this component of the course.

    Government Funding is available to eligible QLD residents. Enquire to see if you qualify.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although it is preferred that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent.

    Students will be required to provide a current National Police Check certificate prior to commencing work.

  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) qualification from Collaboration Learning, you may study the following subjects:

    • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
    • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
    • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
    • CHCCS031 - Provide individualised support
    • CHCCCS038 - Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
    • CHCCCS040 - Support independence and wellbeing
    • CHCCCS041 - Recognise healthy body systems
    • CHCPAL001 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach
    • CHCAGE011 - Provide support to people living with dementia
    • CHCAGE013 - Work effectively in aged care
    • CHCCCS001 - Address the needs of people with chronic disease
    • CHCAGE007 - Recognise and report risk of falls
    • CHCCCS043 - Support positive mealtime experiences


  • Why Collaboration Learning?

    Collaboration Learning (RTO 52247) is one of Queensland’s premier government-registered vocational education and training providers. Since their inception in 2010, Collaboration Learning has helped thousands of students of all ages commence or change their careers through providing them with modern qualifications based on current industry needs. They currently offer courses in the fields of business leadership and management, aged care, child care, community services, disability support, retail and supply chain operations.

    Collaboration Learning offers modern and well-equipped training facilities in their student CollabHub in Caboolture, with the second facility opening in early 2023 in Browns Plains. Their facilities offer a welcoming and professional learning environment where students learn from highly experienced trainers who bring to the table many years of experience within their industries.

    Students are provided maximum support from Collaboration Learning’s student support team and their trainers are committed to effectively guiding students through every step of their learning journey in order to ensure that each student receives the best value from their chosen course in terms of their personal and professional development, and are fully job-ready on completion of their course.

  • Campus locations

    This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

    You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) qualification from Collaboration Learning.

    You will possess all the necessary skills and knowledge to commence employment as a qualified Aged Care professional anywhere in Australia.

  • Career Outcomes

  • Let's talk price

    This course is subsidised by the Queensland Government's Certificate 3 Guarantee (C3G) program, and eligible students can enrol in the course for as little as $99 ($49 concession).

    Students who are ineligible for the C3G funding can pay their fees upfront or take advantage of Collaboration Learning's easy payment plan.

    Enquire now to see if you're eligible for government funding or to learn about the course fee structure.

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