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

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  • 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

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Aged Care Activity Worker | Disabilities Services Officer | Community Wellness Officer | Aged Care Worker | 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.

  • In a Nutshell

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

    If you're a great communicator with a strong sense of compassion, and are looking for a rewarding career based on helping disadvantaged people in your community, then this CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) qualification from Collaboration Learning could be an ideal course for you.

    This qualification is well-suited for individuals aspiring to a career in care-giving, offering extensive training and practical exposure in assisting elderly and disabled individuals. It presents various career pathways in a growing sector and establishes a solid groundwork for ongoing professional advancement. You will learn disability and aged care essentials such as how to support independence and wellbeing of clients, how to provide individualised support, how to deliver care services using a palliative approach and how to provide support to people living with dementia, amongst others, and by the end of the course you will be ready to embark on a rewarding career journey in the sector.

    This course involves 120 hours of practical work placement within an approved service to ensure you can put your new skills to use and gain valuable experience.

    Government Funding available for eligible QLD residents.

  • 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.

  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) qualification from Collaboration Learning, you will cover the following subjects:


    • 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
    • CHCCCS031 - Provide individualised support
    • 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
    • CHCCDIS011 - Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach.
    • CHCDIS012 - Support community participation and social inclusion
    • CHCDIS020 - Work effectively in disability support
    • CHCPAL003 - Deliver care services using a palliative approach.
  • 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 successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the nationally recognised CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) qualification from Collaboration Learning. You will have all the skills and confidence you need to competently engage in a range of entry level individual support roles nationally.

  • Career Outcomes

  • Let's talk price

    This course is subsidised by the Queensland Government's Certificate III Guarantee, and eligible students can have a large portion of their fees covered by this program. Please enquire to see if you qualify.

    Students who are ineligible for the government programs can pay their fees upfront or take advantage of Collaboration Learning's easy payment plans.

    Enquire now to see if you're eligible for the government funded Certificate III Guarantee program or to learn about the course fee structure.