Human Services: Care in Ageing

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is your starting point for a rewarding career. With an ageing population, you will be in demand in this high growth industry, caring for people in both residential, home and community care settings.

Is this course right for me?

This qualification reflects the role of workers in both community and residential setting to provide person-centred support to people who may require asssistance due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work in a range of roles in a variety of workplace settings, including non-government organisations, primary health care organisations, Aboriginal health, local councils, public health and health promotion units.

Qualification Course name / code ATAR eligible Mandatory placement hours Virtual delivery available
Full Certificate CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support Yes 120 Yes

Where can this course take me?

There is a recognised skills shortage for aged care workers across NSW. With an ageing population, there is high demand for qualified aged care workers.
  • Aged care worker
  • Aged care support worker
  • Care assistant
  • Individual support for clients in home care settings.
This course can lead to further study, such as:
  • Certificate IV Ageing Support
  • Diploma of Nursing.

Subjects that support this career path

  • Biology
  • Community and Family Studies
  • Society and Culture
  • Legal Studies
  • Food Technology.


Speak to your school to find out more.


  • Skills


  • Health and Community Services

Business Unit:

  • Training Services NSW
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