Aged Care

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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must complete at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. This is fully covered with Robinson College's insurance policy.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Individual Support - Ageing Skill Set


This skill set reflects the skill requirements for providing person centred support to older people in various settings. 
You will learn how;
  • A support worker can help facilitate an older person to achieve their goals and aspirations.
  • To understand what dementia is.
  • Best to provide the extra support needed.
  • To provide personal support such as showering, feeding and toileting.
  • To provide support to clients to meet their daily needs and more.