12 Months Self Paced
Workplace Traineeships, Online Learning
METS trainers will inspire you in building a career where you can make a difference in people’s lives. Learn to work effectively in a range of community settings and client homes, as you set the foundation for your career in Care work.
Become a valued member of this important community sector by learning to:
This course consists of 7 core units and 6 electives. METS offers a variety of learning options, including employment based, digital and face to face classrooms, online learning, workplace observations and assessments. Students are provided with ongoing support from their allocated trainer and our Student Support team.
There are no stated entry requirements. We require students have computer literacy and literacy skills.
CHCCCS021 – Respond to suspected abuse
CHCDIS001 – Contribute to ongoing skilld development using a strength-based approach
CHCDIS003 – Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS002 – Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS004 – Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HlTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures *Elective only available in Sydney Metro
HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid *Elective only available in Sydney Metro
Education pathways after completing CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support may include:
• CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
• HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
• CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
To be eligible to commence a traineeship, a participant must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident working full or part time (minimum 15 hours). The participant must have the support of their employer, an accredited RTO and an Australian Apprenticeship Centre.
Finding a traineeship is similar to finding any job. You’ll need to network with employers and job recruitment agencies and market yourself within your chosen sector.
If a participant is ineligible for a traineeship due to their employment status (casual, part-time working under 15 hours etc.), they can still complete the course as a Fee for Service Student.
If a participant is ineligible for a traineeship due to their residency status, they can in some cases still complete the qualification Self-Funded, however visa restrictions do apply. It is best to speak to your immigration officer and/or us regarding your eligibility.
Depending on the unit of study, you will complete both theory and practical based assessments to achieve competency in your qualification. Assessments may include short answer, project work, case students and reflection logs.
Yes. Under certain circumstances your traineeship can be extended, however this process can take some time and applying for an extension should be considered as a last resort. You should speak to us and/or your Australian Apprenticeship Centre if you are considering applying for an extension.