International Students

AGED CARE COURSE

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This CRICOS-approved certification offers a pathway to into the booming aged care industry in Australia.

Tailored to empower you to make a significant impact, Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) provides flexible competencies, expands your employment opportunities, and fosters connections with peers who share your dedication.

Under the guidance of our experienced trainers at Skills Training College, you’ll acquire the skills to develop personalised care plans, make informed decisions, and take on responsibilities in your new role.

In addition to your Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), you’ll also attain the nationally recognised HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication qualification as part of your certification. As a bonus, we include the HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely certification (valued at $145) at no extra cost!

Take the first step towards positively impacting lives in the Australian community by joining us today!

COURSE SNAPSHOT

AFFORDABLE LEARNING

Starting from $4,500.00 (AUD)
Flexible, payment options available

START ANYTIME

Enrol today and start learning at our next intake

COMPLETE TRAINING IN NO TIME

26 week course duration

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY

In-person, face-to-face practical learning
120 hours work placement

FULL TRAINER SUPPORT

Access to an industry expert trainer throughout your studies

LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE

Adelaide, SA
Brisbane, QLD

NATIONALLY ACCREDITED

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) - 9 core & 6 specialised elective units

ENQUIRE ABOUT STARTING AN AGED CARE COURSE

Enquire about learning opportunities for International Students with Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) at Skills Training College.

YOUR LEARNING JOURNEY

You’re just a few steps away from starting your journey in the aged care industry. Don’t hesitate, start your Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) today!

STEP
01
EXPLORE COURSE OPTIONS

Review which course would be more suitable to you, this will depend on the career pathway you choose:

STEP
02
ELIGIBILITY CHECK
  • Submit an enrolment enquiry
  • Confirm your eligibility with one of our student support specialists (don’t worry we’ll contact you)
  • Upload relevant documents
  • Receive your letter of offer & payment plan details
STEP
03
START LEARNING
  • Follow the custom training plan assigned to you
  • Attend scheduled face-to-face delivery sessions
  • Complete theoretical components
  • Chose & enrol in the face-to-face practical session that suit you
STEP
04
WORK PLACEMENT
  • Register for your work placement orientation
  • Get any vaccinations, or checks your placement provider requires
  • Complete your mandatory 120 hours of work placement in the Aged Care industry
STEP
05
YOU'RE QUALIFIED!

You’ve put in all the hard work and it was all worth it because now you’ve completed your Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)!

All that’s left to do is download your qualification from your student portal.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) is your gateway to making a meaningful difference in the lives of Australia’s ageing population.

Through the nine core units and six specialised units focused on aged care, you’ll learn everything you need to get started in the industry.

As a bonus, we’re also offering students a nationally accredited Manual Handling certification at no extra cost!

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

Our aged care course for international students is delivered through in-person practical workshops and industry-specific work placement to teach you job-ready skills and knowledge to enter the aged care industry.

IN-PERSON PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS

Over the course of your certificate you’ll join us in class twice a week and be required to attend 5 in-person practical workshops including your Free Manual Handling certification.

ONGOING TRAINER SUPPORT

Benefit from continuous guidance and support from our seasoned trainers as you progress through your certificate.

120 HOURS INDUSTRY WORKPLACE

Get job-ready and accustomed to the aged care industry with 120 hours of work-placement in an industry setting.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Getting started in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) is easy! 

There’s no previous academic or work experience requirements to enrol. However there are some minimum eligibility requirements all students have to meet including:

18 YEARS OLD

Students must be at least 18 years old to enrol in this course

ACCESS TO A COMPUTER & INTERNET

Students must have access to a computer and reliable internet connection in order to complete any online components of your course.

WRITTEN & VERBAL

Students must possess basic proficiency in written and verbal English.

PHYSICAL FITNESS

Students must possess basic physical fitness to perform manual tasks such as moving patients.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

International students looking to join our CRICOS registered Individual Support course must meet the following eligibility criteria:

TRAINING VENUES

Skills Training College’s aged care course for international students is offered at select locations across Australia.

Our modern, individual support training venues are equipped with specialist equipment to ensure you’re receiving the best training experience possible. 

LEARNING TO FIT YOUR SCHEDULE

In addition to your regular classes, you’ll be required to attend at least five in-person, practical sessions including your HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely course.

These sessions are designed to give you crucial hands-on experience that builds your practical knowledge and skills to effectively work in the aged care industry.

We’re all about giving you the flexibility to tailor your learning to your lifestyle. After enrolment, you’ll be able to select your practical sessions to fit around your schedule.

READY TO START LEARNING?

Enquire today to get started in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) course typically runs for 6 months, comprising both theoretical and practical training sessions.

At Skills Training College, International students can enrol in our aged care course in Adelaide & Brisbane. 

For International students we offer weekly enrolments.

At Skills Training College, Certificate III in Individual Support is a 26 Week course that includes all theoretical studies, face-to-face, practical workshops and 120 hours of work placement.

Please contact us or visit our website for the next available start date and detailed schedule.

Course fees for Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) can be paid upfront or Skills Training College also offers flexible payment plans for international students. Submit your enrollment enquiry to find out more. 

STC may assist students with work placement if required. The duration of work placement is 120 hours. 

The following are requirements prior to work placement and all costs are the student responsibility:

  • National Police Check Clearance Certificate
  • Working with children check
  • NDIS Worker Screening check (if applicable)
  • Vulnerable Person Employment Check (if applicable)
  • First Aid qualification
  • COVID19 vaccinations (minimum 3)
  • Flu vaccinations (may be required for particular organisations)
  • Associated uniform costs for work placement (e.g. enclosed shoes, black pants, student shirt)

Please note: requirements for work placement can vary in certain jurisdictions. Consult with our education team for more details prior to commencing your placement.

International students looking to join our CRICOS registered Individual Support (Ageing) course must meet the following conditions:

  • Current Passport
  • Eligible Visa or willing to obtain
  • Highest Qualification Certificate and Transcript (Australia and/or Overseas)
  • Current or past Confirmation of Enrolment from another provider (if applicable) – this may be used as English evidence
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Letter of Release (or any document authorising your transfer if currently enrolled in another education provider in Australia)
  • Vocational qualifications completed within Australia (including short courses, first aid)
  • Credit Transfer Application (if applicable)
  • English Language Qualification (IELTS, PTE, or other)
  • Recent completion (3 months) Australian ELICOS Course with a result of Upper Intermediate.

For queries regarding eligibility, please reach out to us directly at compliance@skillstrainingcollege.com.au.

Yes, individuals who have previously completed a certificate are eligible to enroll in our fee-for-service courses. We encourage you to contact us for specific details regarding your eligibility and the enrollment process.

Yes, there are several prerequisites for enrolling in these courses:

  • National Police Check Clearance Certificate

  • Working with Children Check

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check (if applicable)

  • Vulnerable Person Employment Check (if applicable)

  • First Aid Qualification

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations

In addition: Flu and other Vaccinations may be required for particular placement organisations.

These prerequisites ensure that all participants are well-prepared and meet the safety and compliance standards necessary for working in the aged care and disability support sectors.

EXPLORE OTHER COURSES

Choosing your course type

Not sure which course you need to enrol in? Check your eligibility below.

Domestic Student Eligibility:

Our domestic courses are available to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

International Student Eligibility:

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident you will need to enrol in an International Course.

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