Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing)

Duration: Two days per week for thirty-one weeks (plus placement).
Location: Fitzroy and Frankston.

Do you have the empathy, compassion and commitment to work with elderly people? Do you have a passion for helping people? Would you like a long lasting career in one of the fastest growing industries?

The Brotherhood of St Laurence Individual Support qualification will help you develop the skills required to manage and take care of elderly clients through theoretical and practical learning. It is the standard entry qualification for workers in this sector and will introduce you to all aspects of a carer's role including personal care, well-being and assistance with daily activities.

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is a nationally recognised qualification and is the first step in gaining the skills to work in a residential aged care facility or as a home and community care worker.

The knowledge you gain in the classroom is complemented by 200 hours of practical workplace training in an aged care environment. Your work placement is a great opportunity for you to gain real life experience in the field and be introduced to a potential employer. The Brotherhood has many partner organisations as well as internal opportunities in which to complete the work placement.

Upon completion of your training in Aged Care you will be able to:

  • provide support to people living with dementia
  • work effectively in the community sector
  • work effectively with older people
  • provide support to meet personal care needs, such as bathing or dressing.

Course details: CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support

Start Date: Call 9288 9932 to organise a pre-training review and assessment.
Length: Two days per week for thirty-one weeks (plus placement).
Dates and times: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 15th February 2017 9:30am to 3:30pm (Fitzroy).
Mondays and Tuesdays from 20th February 2017 9:30am to 3:30pm (Epping).
Location: Centre for Work and Learning, 95 Brunswick St, Fitzroy.
Epping Community Services Hub, 713 High St, Epping.
Study mode: classroom-based, and practical placement

Fees: please refer to the latest fees and charges document (PDF, 268KB)

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All visitors are welcome to drop by our office to find out more about our Training Services. We are located at 95 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065


The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
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