Certificate III Aged Care Courses

Enrol in a Certificate III Aged Care Course in Perth and choose from ageing or disability electives, completed within a 12-24 month traineeship.

Fast, easy enrolment with no waiting lists, no fees in 2024 & flexible study options in Perth.
Begin your journey with a workplace-based traineeship, email info@tu.edu.au to register.

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CHC33021 - Certificate III in Individual Support Traineeship (Ageing)

Price: fee free in 2024. Length: 12-24 months

Curated for individuals aiming to offer exceptional, individualised, and person-centred care, this Traineeship is your stepping stone into support for the elderly, facilitating their golden years with dignity and grace.

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CHC33021 - Certificate III in Individual Support Traineeship (Disability)

Price: fee free in 2024. Length: 12-24 months

Designed for those who are wholeheartedly committed to delivering individualised and person-centred care, this Traineeship prepares you to assist those affected by ageing, disabilities, or other life circumstances.

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Certificate III Aged Care Courses

Australia's ageing population continues to rise, signifying an ever-increasing demand for dedicated professionals in aged care. More than just a job, a career in aged care offers the unique privilege of touching lives, making a genuine difference, and reaping the rewards that come from sincere human connection.

Our Certificate III in Aged Care courses, whether focusing on Ageing or Disability, are meticulously designed to launch your career in aged care with a resounding impact. These traineeship courses serve as your foundational stone, imparting the necessary skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience crucial for this profession.

Learn the intricacies of supporting our elderly and those with disabilities, as you harness the essence of individualised care. Imagine the profound impact you can make by aiding someone to lead a life with dignity, independence, and joy. The sense of fulfilment derived from assisting the elderly and disabled isn't just a byproduct of this profession; it's its very heart and soul. Embrace this opportunity, and let the Certificate III be your gateway to a career of purpose, growth, and boundless gratification.

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Aged Care Traineeship Programs

Students within the Certificate III in Individual Support traineeships will undertake their learning and assessments in a mixed mode delivery method which includes:

  • Workplace based learning along with workplace observation and assessments
  • Practical assessments along with direct observation
  • Knowledge questions and logbook tasks
  • Scenario case studies and projects
  • Online course modules

Traineeship Partners

We're proud to collaborate with our esteemed traineeship partners, who offer invaluable work placement opportunities for our trainees. Their commitment and support ensure our students receive top-notch, real-world experiences essential for their growth.

ageis aged care group
midway aged care
joseph banks aged care facility
hall and prior health aged care
avivo aged care
at home care

Certificate III Aged Care Courses Key Facts


No Waiting Lists - Enrol now and get ready to start your journey towards a rewarding career in aged care.

No Resource Fees - Access all the required course materials and resources without any additional charges.

No Hidden Costs - Enjoy a transparent fee structure with no unexpected expenses during your course of study.

Work-Based Learning - Get on-the-job training with a mixture of face-to-face observations and online education.

Course Length
No Previous Work Experience Required
Get Paid while you Learn
Flexible Study Options
Industry Contacts for Trainee Placement

Certificate III Aged Care Courses Entry Requirements

To enrol in a Certificate III Aged Care Course, the following requirements need to be met -

  • Educational Background - You should have completed at least Year 10 or its equivalent. If you are a mature age student, which means you are 20 years or older, this requirement may be flexible.
  • English Proficiency - You must have with suitable skills in language, numeracy and literacy for a Certificate III level course. See more information at https://www.aqf.edu.au/aqf-levels
  • Physical Fitness - A reasonable level of fitness and flexibility is necessary to carry out manual handling tasks.
  • National Police Clearance - You must hold a current National Police Clearance (not older than 3 months at time of enrolment). This is essential for workplace training and can be obtained from any Post Office. Please allow 3 weeks for delivery.
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) - You will need to provide your USI number. If you don't have one, you can apply for it online.
  • Technical Requirements - You will need access to a computer and a reliable internet connection.
  • Eligible Visas - The only visas that are eligible for qualification courses are listed below -

    Australian Permanent Residency
    Subclass 132 Business Talent Visa
    Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme
    Subclass 187 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme
    Subclass 188 Business Innovation & Investment Visa
    Subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visa
    Subclass 190 Skilled Nominated Visa
    Subclass 801 Partner Visa

    Australian Temporary Residency
    Subclass 050 and 051 Bridging Visa E where the visa holder has made a valid application for a visa of subclass 785 or 790
    Subclass 309 Partner (Provisional)
    Subclass 444 Special Category Visa (New Zealand citizen)
    Subclass 785 Temporary Protection Visa
    Subclass 820 Partner Visa
    Secondary visa holder of Subclass 457 Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa

    NOTE: If you are on a visa that is not on this list, consider upskilling with a short online course.

These requirements are essential to ensure that you can fully participate in the course and the work experience component. If you have any questions or need assistance with any of these requirements, please don't hesitate to call us on info@tu.edu.au.

Certificate III Aged Care Course Fee Details

No course fees for new students to Aged Care in 2024*. This training is fully subsidised by the WA and Australian Governments, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services WA formal eligibility criteria. Students not eligible for Subsidised Training will pay the full fee of $6,000.

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  • Student Resource Fees - NIL
  • Student Textbooks - NIL
  • Assessment marking/remarking - NIL
  • Campus Fees - NIL
  • Certificate Issuance - NIL

*Eligibility criteria applies

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