CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Course summary

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support will develop your skills and abilities to provide person-centred support to those with a disability, ageing or some other reason.

Study Individual Support FEE FREE*!

*Training under JobTrainer is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments.

The course is designed for domestic students studying in Australia.

You will graduate in just 7 months with a diverse range of practical skills ready for a rewarding career, enabling you to make a difference in the lives of others.

On successful completion of the Certificate III in Individual Support, you may progress to the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing*.

How you’ll learn

You will learn a range of factual, technical and procedural skills, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. Using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for your own outputs, you will develop practice skills to succeed in the individual support industry.

*Subject to meeting entry requirements.

Delivery

As a student, you will be required to attend a minimum of 21 hours of face-to-face study, per week delivered over 2 x 7 week blocks, 14 in total (referred to as Session 1 and Session 2) at the University of Wollongong (UOW) campus in Wollongong.

Course delivery will occur in UOW classrooms and the UOW College Australia Simulated Nursing Lab.

This course is also available as a traineeship, school-based traineeship (SBAT) and VET in Schools program.

Course structure

You will be required to successfully complete 13 units of competency including 7 core and 6 elective units and 120 hours of practical work placement to complete this qualification.

Units of Study

This qualification consists of 13 units of competency including 7 core and 6 elective units preselected by UOW College. They are as follows;

Core Units
Unit Code Unit Title
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
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
Elective Units - Aged Care Stream
Unit Code Unit Title
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Elective Units - Disability Stream
Unit Code Unit Title
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

 

All courses offered by UOW College Australia require a minimum number of students enrolments to proceed. Where the minimum quota is not met, enrolled students will be notified prior to the scheduled course commencement to discuss alternative course options.

This course is delivered by UOW College (CRICOS: 02723D; RTO: 91159). UOW College is a registered business name of UOWC Ltd (ABN: 14 105 312 329).

Course information

Study area

Nursing, UOW College Vocational Pathways

Campus

UOW College Wollongong

Course Code

3184

Duration

2 sessions over 7 months

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions Policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

Entry Requirements

  • Available to Domestic students only

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria to be granted admission to this VET Course:

  • Achieve a minimum result of exit Level 2 in both Literacy and Numeracy online assessment;
    AND
  • Minimum age 16 years at course enrolment

FEES













CAMPUS DELIVERY METHOD SESSION FEE* COURSE FEE*
UOW College Wollongong On Campus $3,250 (2021) $6,500 (2021)

This training is currently subsidised under the joint Commonwealth and State government JobTrainer initiative. Students will need to meet general NSW Government Smart and Skilled funding eligibility criteria to access subsidised training. Students must be:


  • 15 years old or over

  • living in NSW or working in NSW

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder

  • no longer at school.


The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is currently offered as part of the JobTrainer initiative. Training under JobTrainer is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments. Students who meet the above eligibility criteria and who enrol before 31 December 2022 and commence no later than 31 March 2023, are eligible for JobTrainer and will receive a fee-free, fully subsided place in this course.


For ineligible students, the total course fee payable will be $6,500


You can also read more information about UOW College Fees

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

This program is not available to international applicants.

FEES

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW College for this course. It provides data on students that commenced the program, and continued study beyond the census date at UOW College in 2021.

Applicant background

2021 intake

2021 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

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-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

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-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

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-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

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-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

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-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with other factors.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2021

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

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-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW College admission pathways, see UOW College Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2022 UOW College VET Summer

UOW College Wollongong

Key dates for UOW College courses are available on the UOW College website.

2023 UOW College VET February

UOW College Wollongong

Key dates for UOW College courses are available on the UOW College website.

2023 UOW College VET May

UOW College Wollongong

Key dates for UOW College courses are available on the UOW College website.

2023 UOW College VET September

UOW College Wollongong

Key dates for UOW College courses are available on the UOW College website.

Course Structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Handbook

Why choose this course

On successful completion of the Certificate III in Individual Support, you may progress to the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing*. You may also be eligible to apply for UOW undergraduate courses where applicable.

* Subject to meeting HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing entry requirements. Please refer to HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing for more information

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