Packaging rules View details
All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).
All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).
At least four units from Group C electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community).
Where two specialisations are completed award of the qualification would read Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community).
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Unit information View details
Total number of units = 13
7 core units
6 elective units, consisting of:
at least 4 units from the electives listed below, at least 2 units must be from those units listed under Groups A, B or C
up to 2 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome
Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Individual Support. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation.
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
Group A electives – AGEING specialisation (3 units)
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs
Group B electives – DISABILITY specialisation (4 units)
CHCDIS001Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Group C electives – HOME AND COMMUNITY specialisation (4 units)
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Plus all of the following units:
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001Provide home and community support services