CHCSS00097 Individual Support Ageing Skill Set

Is This Course Right For You?

Upgrade your career in community services with this additional skill set.

This qualification is perfect for people already working in the industry, who wish to provide person-centred support to older people.

This course will give you the specialised skills to care for older people in residential, community, and health care settings.

Students may benefit from the Higher Level Skills Program funding available for this course.

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Course Length
2 x 3 hour workshops.

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Course Delivery
Classroom and online.

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Course Funding Options

In Queensland, subject to eligibility criteria, funding is available through the Queensland Government to support completing this qualification:

> Higher Level Skills

Student co-contribution fees apply.

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Possible job titles include:

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Support Worker


Students must

- be an Existing Worker in the Community Services and Health industry, which includes parents and unpaid Carers of NDIS participants.
- be a Queensland resident
- be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
- be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency
- not hold, or be enrolled in, a certificate IV level or higher qualification (not including qualifications completed at school and foundations skills training).

Additional student eligibility requirements may be published on

Students require access to a computer with an internet connection.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Both formal and informal skills, knowledge and experience may be recognised as prior learning and could help you avoid training in areas you are already competent.

The RPL pathway is available to any learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. See the RPL Guide (FAQs) for more information on this process and how to apply.

Course Units

3 units must be completed:

Core Units

  • CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs

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A great experience. I gained employment during my placement hours, before even graduating.

Leonard Ford - Individual Support Graduate
CHCSS00097 Individual Support Ageing Skill Set

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