Provide Individual Support Skill Set

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Many individuals require support services to help them live an independent and fulfilling life, including people with a physical or intellectual disability, older people and vulnerable members of the community. This is highly rewarding work and employers look for people who are job ready with the basic skills and knowledge for entry level roles. The Provide Individual Support Skill Set covers relevant skills in individual care/support plans to meet clients personal support needs, comply with personal hygiene standards, maintain food safety, contribute to the cleanliness of food handling areas and dispose of food appropriately, prepare for and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation, support a client to self-administer medication, safe work practices for the health and safety of yourself and your clients, and how to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks and complete those tasks in a safe manner.


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely


This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury

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This skill set is related to the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Courses (opens in a new tab) page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at

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No mandatory entrance requirements.

This skill set will prepare you for entry level support roles in one-on-one or group support settings and administration in a care facility.

Study options and next steps

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Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Classroom

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