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Individual Support Courses

If working in your community and helping those who need a hand is a career path you want to follow, an individual support course is a great place to start. Individual support courses provide the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to pursue a number of careers in support work, with specialisations in both aged care and disability care.

At Aurora Training Institute, we offer nationally accredited and recognised courses in individual support, with the training you need to be job-ready. Studying with us opens up your career possibilities as an aged care or disability worker, support worker or community care worker.

With both online and in-person courses available, it’s the perfect way to start, change or advance your career.

Types of Individual Support Courses at the Aurora Training Institute

There are three courses offered here at Aurora Training including two specialisation skill sets and our Certificate III course in Individual Support.

CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support

The CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support is our main course offered at Aurora training along with a number of other short courses to specialise in either Aged Care or Disability care. Each skill set course allows you to further grow your skills in your chosen area to feel comfortable and informed in caring for those with a disability or the elderly population.

CHCSS00098 – Individual Support – Disability Skill Set

A CHCSS00098 – Individual Support – Disability Skill Set allows you to confidently step into community and residential disability care roles with a person-centric approach. Over 12 months, you’ll complete a series of core and elective units, as well as complete 120 hours of vocational work placement.

Your training will see you learn how to best support people with disabilities of all ages and backgrounds, safely and with empathy. During your work placement, you’ll be in a supported, hands-on environment, giving you real-world experience.

CHCSS00097 – Individual Support – Ageing Skill Set

Obtaining a CHCSS00097 – Individual Support – Ageing Skill Set with Aurora Training Institute allows you the flexibility of balancing work, life and study while you pursue your career in aged care support. You’ll be studying for up to 12 months, with both theoretical studies and work placement to give you a range of knowledge and hands-on experience.

At the end of your studies, you’ll be equipped to safely and ethically work in both community and residential aged care settings, in a way that puts the needs of the person first. With the guidance of industry-experienced trainers, you’ll feel confident to take on any role you pursue with your certification.

Why Take An Individual Support Worker Course In QLD?

Since 2020, there has been an increase in demand for individual support workers in Australia, in both disability and aged care. With a Certificate III in Individual Support, you can help your community in need, pursuing a career that is both fulfilling and allows progression.

This growing need for individual support workers in Australia has led to the Queensland Government to provide funding for studies in the area. The Certificate 3 Guarantee Program is available for eligible students. Learn more about funding for your individual support studies over on our Certificate 3 Guarantee page.

Study In-Person or Online Individual Support Course with Aurora Training Institute

At Aurora Training Institute, we want to be able to give as many people as possible the chance to pursue their career goals. This is why we offer both flexible online and in-person courses, providing every student with the support they need to confidently enter a career in individual support care.

With campuses in Robina (on the Gold Coast), Toowoomba and Townsville, students from throughout Queensland can opt for personalised, in-person training. While our online individual support courses allow people to study when it’s most convenient to them, without needing to take time off work or from their life responsibilities.

If you have any questions or would like to get started on kickstarting your career in support work, our team is here to help. Call us on 1300 936 864 or submit an enquiry online today.


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