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Introduction to Home and Community Care for Job Seekers

This course is funded by the NSW government for students who live in NSW and are currently receiving the Job Seeker benefit. Evidence of the benefit is required.

Have you ever thought about working in aged/disability or home care? This short course will provide an introduction to the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

View full course details here.

Units to be studied:

  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

How will I Learn?

The course comprises two classroom based sessions per week over 3 weeks and additional self study hours.

Course entry requirements

There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course.

Are there Assessments?

Competency based assessment will be conducted through theory tasks, projects and practical demonstration. You will be required to complete self study and assessment work in your own time. There is usually a short answer question and small project associated with each unit of competency. Some units of competency require training and assessment of practical skills.

Pathway to Further Training

This course is designed as an introduction to CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, which may provide a pathway to Certificate IV in Ageing Support, the Diploma of Leisure & Health or Diploma of Nursing.

On successful completion of this short course, if you choose to enrol in CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, you will receive credit for the three units completed.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the "Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website": for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used. Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.

Please contact the College on 9970 1000 if you require assistance.

Course cost

There is no cost for this course as it is fully subsidised by the NSW government under the ACE funding program.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)

Contact us

Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113