Whether you’re just starting out in this rewarding sector or looking to enhance your existing skills, we have a career pathway that will get you there.
Supporting all age groups and abilities in living and leisure activities, carers provide opportunities for people to live their lives to the fullest. Carers are in high demand so start your rewarding new career in the sector today by enrolling at Cire. This qualification covers care in people’s homes, in a facility, or day centre.
Course code – CHC33021
Who should enrol
People who would like to pursue a career in the aged care and disability services industry
On campus – this certificate has a full-time study component which includes 2 days of face-to-face classroom sessions, work placement (120 hours) and self-study.
Work-based and Traineeship – Self-paced online learning using interactive eLearning content. Regular sessions with your trainer in the workplace to support your studies.
Students require a clear Police Check to undertake work placement.
7 months depending on nominated electives. This certificate has a full-time study component which includes classroom sessions, work placement (120 hours) and self study. Students require a clear Police Check to undertake work placement.
Entry requirements: Cire Training will assess prospective students’ existing skills, knowledge, and abilities (including Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) ability) and identify any specific needs to ensure that their chosen course is suitable.
*Please note that we will be transitioning CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support students into CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support qualification part way through the course.
Training Organisation Identification (TOID) 4150
2023 commencement dates
Classroom Intake – February and July based at Lilydale.
Work-based and Traineeship Intake – Enrol anytime.
Employment options for graduates of this course include:
Personal care attendant (PCA)
Residential support worker
Agency workers providing support for seniors
CHCCCS015. Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
Total Skills First Funded Course Fees – Non concession $340
Total Skills First Funded Course Fees – Concession $160
Total Course Fees (Non Funded) $4165
The eligibility criteria for accessing Skills First funding has changed in 2023, providing more funding options for students looking to study. We encourage you to speak to an enrolment officer to understand how this may impact you.
Please note the above fees are listed as the total course cost and are inclusive of the tuition, resource, and amenities fees.
The student tuition fees, as published, are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
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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.