Certificate III in Individual Support can lead you to a career in aged, community or disability care or to a career in a hospital. Assistants in Nursing (AIN’s) are highly sought after by public and private hospitals. This qualification can be your pathway to a diploma or a degree in nursing.

Jobs in health, aged care and disability care are leading Queensland’s employment growth into 2018 with hospitals and regional areas creating demand nationally. 50,000 new Queensland jobs are forecast to be generated in the healthcare and social assistance industry in the five years to 2018.

This course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to support people across the sector.

  • Industry approved training material
  • Government funding may be available for eligible participants
  • Get experience in a real facility
  • Support to find employment


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– Police checks
Industry standards state that all employees must have regular police checks done. You will need to present your current Police Check Certificate when you begin Vocational Placement and when you begin employment. Most employers now will only accept a Police Check if it was issued within the last 3 months. Will submit the Police Check for you as a part of your Certificate III course.

– QLD Blue Card
The majority of employers will require you to present a QLD Blue Card before they agree to Host you for Vocational Placement. We will submit the application on your behalf.

Vocational Placement
As part of your course you will need to complete 120 hours of vocational placement. This gives you the opportunity to put the theory into practice, and experience what a career in Aged Care actually looks like. During Vocational Placement we ensure you are supported and taught by experienced team members who work with us to ensure you succeed.

We arrange placement for you! We factor in your location, transport issues, availability and MATCH you with an employer who will Host you for your Placement. This is your chance to SHINE, show them how professional you are and your Host will help you kick start your career.

Course Content
The course units are selected with input from employers to ensure you cover the material which is most relevant for employment. The Certificate III course includes 13 units of which 7 are core units. The remaining 6 are selected to ensure you get a positive response from potential employers.

For a complete outline of units & delivery options. Please contact Care College.

Upcoming courses
Certificate III in Individual Support Qualification (Aged Care & Disability)
Woolloongabba – 6th November(Places Limited)

Paddington – 16th October

Gold Coast – 25th October

Course Structure and Fees
Qualifications can be completed via a combination of self-paced, study group or classroom. The duration will vary dependant on the delivery style and training plan negotiated for each student.
Where relevant, assessment of competency may involve recognition of prior learning or credit transfer if prior skills or certification is held.

Fees for the program vary dependant on eligibility for government funding, whether the individual holds a concession card. Fee for Service participants can access payment plans.

Please contact us for information about fees and which course structure will best suit you.

CHC30115 programs delivered in partnership with Horizon2 RTO #40932


Qualifications recognised Australia-wide
Classroom and study group delivery
Police checks

Vocational placement arranged for you

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