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Resources to support CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support


Certificate III in Individual Support 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. 

There are core units that must be selected and elective units that will result in the award of:
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).
Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).
Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community).
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community). 

Topics of Interest in this subject guide focus on the core units.

Use the Launch Pad  to find more information about the electives and specialisations for your award.


Use the page tabs above to find relevant online and library resources or click on the links below:

On the Shelves 
Topics of Interest - the core units
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Black Cockatoo Community Centre - Waratah Hills Shire



Welcome to Waratah Hills Shire - a virtual organisation, designed to assist students needing a simulated environment to complete their studies.

The Black Cockatoo Community Centre resources provide access to suitable workplace information and documentation that students may be required to refer to for some assessments.  

To find documents: go to Waratah Hills Shire
click on Community Services (rhs of screen)
click on Black Cockatoo Community Centre
Scroll down the page to ‘Click here to go to Document Centre’

Note: if document does not open directly on to screen, hover mouse over Internet Explorer symbol and it will show as a pdf document.


Living with the enemy

This series was shown on SBS TV.  The programs are available for loan from some TAFE NSW Libraries.
Or they may be viewed online. To view the programs you will have to create and account in SBS on demand then click to access these programs here

Living with the enemy explores differences that may impact on social cohesion in Australia by asking people to live with others whose lifestyles and beliefs directly contradict their own.

Same-sex marriage. Living with the enemy. Episode 1. An atheist gay couple spend ten days with a conservative Anglican minister.

Detention Centres. Living with the enemy. Episode 2.  Morteza is a former 'boat person' who spent four years in detention centres. He will live with Jenni for ten days. She believes that asylum seekers should not be allowed in Australia.

Immigration. Living with the enemy. Episode 320,000 Sudanese refugees have recently arrived in Australia, some after many years in camps. Many have experienced racism.

Islam. Living with the enemy. Episode 4. Lydia and Ahmed try to convince Ben that there are moderate Muslims.

Hunters. Living with the enemy. Episode 5. Two Australians who have different views on the ethics of animal hunting, must live in each other's worlds for ten days.

Marijuana. Living with the enemy. Episode 6. Michael, Australia's no.1 public advocate for marijuana, and former drug-user Kerry, who is now a school drug educator, spend ten days living together debating the legalisation of marijuana.


Link to Specialisations - open online guides for Ageing, Home and Community
or Disability specialisations:


Individual Support (Ageing)

Individual Support (Disability)

Individual Support (Home and Community)



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