Cert III In Individual Support / Cert IV In Ageing Support / Dip Of Community Services

Cert III In Individual Support / Cert IV In Ageing Support / Dip Of Community Services

VET NATIONAL CODE: CHC33015 / CHC43015 / CHC52015

Total Duration

104 Weeks

(88 weeks Tuition + 16 weeks Break)




OffShore Int Student: $21,000 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $16,000 *

Domestic Student: $12,600 *

*Total Materials Fee $1000

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 220 hours of unpaid work (vocational placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

National Code:
CHC33015 / CHC43015 / CHC52015
CRICOS Course Code:
090851M / 090852K / 093815B
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:
In Class (NSW/QLD/TAS)
A variety of assessment methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, role plays and projects.
Start dates:

January, March, June, July, September and October

Awarded by
Australia Institute of Business & Technology – RTO Code 41138 (CRICOS: 03430J)
Packaging Rules:

Please confirm with Sales Manager and Head of Diana School of Community Services

Total Materials Fee – $1,000

Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and/or services provided by AIBT to be used by students in the course of training.

The Materials Fees in this qualification include:

  • Class materials
  • Printing
  • Stationery
  • Uniforms
  • Excursions

Please confirm with Sales Manager and Head of Diana School of Community Services  

Entry requirement:
Academic requirement:
A minimum of year 12 or (Australian equivalent) is mandatory
English requirement:
A minimum of IELTS 5.5 is required.
This is a generic entry requirement. For more specific indicators, please refer to your Sales Manager. Please note if you hold a passport from any sub continent country, a minimum IELTS of 6 is required.
International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.

There are no pre-requisites required for this qualification

*The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and state/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practices.

**Specific Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Vocational placement is an essential component of this qualification. Vocational placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.

Students will be required to undertake a total of 220 vocational placement hours.

Total vocational placement hours required for Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) = 120 Hours *
Total vocational placement hours required for Certificate IV in Ageing Support = 120 Hours *
Total vocational placement hours required for Diploma of Community Services = 100 Hours *

* Please note, 220 vocational placement hours must include 100 hours of vocational placement for Diploma of Community Services + 120 hours of completed vocational placement from either Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) or Certificate IV in Ageing Support to complete this dual qualification.

(120 hours Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing) or Certificate IV in Ageing Support + 100 hours Diploma of Community Services = 220 total vocational placement hours required for this dual qualification)

We can assist students to find placement, however placement is not guaranteed.

All applicants must be willing to undertake vocational placement in a health care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.

Before commencing vocational placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense:

  • Have a current Australian First Aid Certificate-HLTAID004
  • Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program
  • Provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check.

Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015), Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) & Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) including a transcript of all completed units. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.

Community Care Manager
Coordinator of Volunteer Work
Team Leader
Care Team Leader
Family Services Coordinator
Support Facilitator (Community Services)
Community Housing Resources Worker
Community Development Worker for Social Housing
Community Recreation Coordinator
Housing Manager
Housing Assistant
Assistant Community Worker
Community Worker
Aboriginal Housing Worker
Community Services Coordinator
Case Coordinator (Disability)
Youth Housing Support Worker
Family Support Worker
Community Access Coordinator
Pastoral Care Counsellor
Aboriginal Neighbourhood House Coordinator
Case Coordinator (Community Services)
Welfare Support Worker
Senior Youth Worker
Disability Team Leader
Support Facilitator (Disability)
Community Housing Worker
Community Work Coordinator
Early Intervention Worker
Community Program Coordinator
Pastoral Care Worker
Assistant Community Services Worker

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