Certificate III in Individual Support

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

  • Study Mode

    Online Or Classroom Based (Face To Face)
    Workplace Training Available On Request
  • Location

    Auburn, Campsie, Sydney CBD
  • Course Duration

    6 Months


There are no entry requirements for this qualification however it is recommended that individuals should:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have completed Year 12 or its equivalent with suitable English language skills. International Students are also required to have an English ability
  • National Police check is required for work placement and for gaining employment. This should be done during orientation so that approval is provided prior to the first industry placement.


Job roles and titles may vary across the community services sector including:

  • Support worker
  • Personal care giver
  • Respite care worker
  • Disability service worker
  • Accommodation support worker