Certificate III in Individual              Support (Ageing)

Course Overview

This qualification will provide you with the skills to follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing or other reason.

Learn the concepts and practices required to provide care and support and follow organisational procedures and complete workplace documents in an aged care residential setting.

Entry Requirements

Candidates to meet the following:

  • Have or obtain a current National Police Check;

  • Must be over he age of 18 years; and

  • Unique Student Identifier; and

  • Complete a Pre-enrolment quiz.

Course Content

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is made up of 13 units of competency which consist of 7 core units and 6 elective units (Packaging Rules for the Ageing specialisation apply). 

  • Course duration is 34 weeks

  • Classes are held 2 days per week

  • Students to complete 4 weeks of work experience at an aged care facility.

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For details of the enrolment fee and incidental costs, please click to access Benchmark College’s 2019 NSW Fee Schedule.

Payment plans are available.

You can check if your are eligible for Smart and Skilled funding for this qualification by clicking here. 

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.


Qualification pathways that may be considered after successful completion include CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support  or CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health.

Career Pathways that may be considered after successful completion are: 

- Care worker.
- Support worker.
- Assistant in Nursing.

Delivery Options

Classroom Based

  • Delivered face to face at our training facilities: 140-142 Henry Street Penrith 

  • Classroom location is Penrith CBD.

Employment Based Traineeship

  • Delivered fully on the job with workplace monitoring and assessment visits conducted by a Benchmark trainer.

  • 12 months full time (part time traineeship also available, contact us for more information).

  • Location for the training is at the trainee's employer.


A range of assessment methods are used to give you the opportunity to show your skills in the best way possible. We use a range of assessment activities that meet the different needs of our students. These could include but not limited to:

  • Written questions.

  • Case studies.

  • Role plays.

  • Projects.

  • Observation/demonstration.

  • Work based activities​.





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