Ageing, home and community care

Make a difference to someone’s life – become a carer

If you love helping people and want to make a difference to someone’s life, then this qualification is for you. Upon completion of this qualification you will have gained the skills required to confidently support people in their own home or in a care facility.

“At the end of my shift I go home knowing I’ve made a difference to my client’s life.”

BevCarer (Cire In Home Care) and previous student

“My trainers knowledge was really helpful. Their industry experience gave me a real insight to what will be required of me. After I completed the course I felt I had a real understanding of the role.”

KarenStudent 2016

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

NRT Logo - Nationally Registered TrainingCarers support all age groups and abilities in living and leisure activities, providing opportunities for people to live to their fullest. Join a sector that is in high demand by starting your career as a carer today.

Now taking enrolments for 2019


Between 9 to 12 months depending on nominated streams. This course has a full-time study component which includes, classroom sessions, and self-study.

Delivery mode
Blended – online and classroom delivery
Requires a minimum of 120 hours work placement

When & where
Now taking enrolments for a Term 1 start date

Yarra Junction campus Workskills Centre 2415 Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction (next to the Museum)

Cire Taster Short Course


Course Description

This qualification in Individual Support is primarily intended for people who wish to be employed or are currently employed in residential aged care facilities and/or through Community Organisations providing care to people in their homes. These workers carry out activities related to the maintenance of an individual’s personal care and/or other activities of living. These workers report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.

Career opportunities

Aged care worker

Nurses assistant

Home care worker

Support worker

Personal care assistant

Community support worker

In-home respite provider

Care service employee

Disability support worker

Personal care assistant

Food services deliverer

Planned activity assistant

Course Units

HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct care work – 25hrs
CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically – 55hrs
CHCCCS023 – Support independence and wellbeing – 80hrs
CHCCCS015 – Provide individualised support – 30hrs
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services – 30hrs
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people – 40hrs
HLTAAP001 – Recognise health body systems – 70hrs

CHCAGE001 – Facilitate the empowerment of older people – 50hrs
CHCCCS011 – Meet personal support needs – 60hrs
CHCHCS001 – Provide home and community support services – 50hrs
CHCCCS025 – Support relationships with carers and families – 70hrs
CHCAGE005 – Provide support to people living with dementia – 65hrs
CHCPAL001 – Deliver care services using a palliative approach 60hrs

Fees and charges

Course fees and charges 

Total fees (SF Funded) $1895.00
Total fees (SF Funded + Concession) $539.00
Total fees (Non-Funded) $3350.50

Please note all fees are inclusive of the Tuition and Other fees.

*SF stands for Victorian Skills First Funding Program.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Detailed itemised list of fees and charges including concession discounts

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Have a question? Call us today to discuss your options further or send up an email and one of our enrolment officers will get back to you shortly.

03 5967 1776 – Yarra Junction

2463 Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction 3797

1300 835 235 – Lilydale

211 Main Street, Lilydale 3140

  • Disclaimer

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
    Eligibility criteria apply
    Cire Services Inc. recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs.
    We encourage individuals with disabilities to access government subsidised training.
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