Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

Jobs and Skills WA: Community Services courses
Start a great career in the care industry

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support, you'll learn how to provide home and community support services and how to support relationships with carers and families, and be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.

Gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

Half price
Existing worker traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Education and Community Services | Health, Beauty and Fitness |
National course code: CHC33015 | WA State ID: AA68

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Do you have a passion to help others?  

In this course you will learn how to provide direct care to people who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability. You will gain the skills and knowledge to put your skills into practice within the aged care and home and community care sector. 

Topics covered include:

  • How to empower people 
  • Healthy body systems
  • Infection control
  • Safe work practices 


Half price fees apply!

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Make a positive difference to people's lives

In this course, you will learn how to provide direct care to clients who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability in a community setting. You'll gain an insight into the aged care and home and community care sector and undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where you get to put your skills into practice.

All of our Home and Community Care qualifications can be completed in the workplace. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community) is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to work primarily in the community. You will train to work under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans.

Once qualified for home and community care, you will be ready to:

  • carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people as they age;
  • carry out activities related to an individualised client plan;

The course is delivered at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 120 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training and Traineeship funding models.

Delivery location


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