Make a real difference in someone's life by becoming an individual support worker. The Certificate III in Individual Support gives you the tools and knowledge to support and care for older people and those in vulnerable situations.
You'll learn how to provide one-on-one support through individualised plans for the elderly or people living with a disability. You'll also learn strategies and techniques for supporting people with dementia, and how to deliver care in a palliative setting.
You'll have the opportunity to practice your skills during placements, so you'll graduate ready to make a difference.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
Applicants will also need:
This course prepares you for a role in community support industries, such as aged care, accommodation support, respite care, and home care assistance, in roles such as:
Working in this industry, you will provide both emotional and physical support to your clients. You'll have the skills to work across a number of settings, including disability support, aged care, and palliative care.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.