CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centered support.
Following are the career outcomes for CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
- Accommodation Support Worker
- Food Services Worker (Aged Care)
- Personal Care Giver
- Respite Care Worker
- Residential Care Worker
- Care Assistant
- Residential Support Worker
Some of the daily tasks required to assist clients as part of the above roles are:-
- Social Activities
For more details on nature of tasks , prospects, pathways, work environment and job statistics related to this qualification, please visit JobOutlook.gov.au
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, all students will be required to have a working with children check and police check before commencing work placement.
For information on how to apply for your police check and working with children check please see our FAQs
Below are the entry requirements for CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
- Good understanding of English
- School certificate or equivalent (Grade 10)
- 18 years of age
- Must have a valid USI
- Reading and Writing Skills (L) – ACSF level 2 / 3
- Oral Communication skills (L) – ACSF level 3/4
- Numeracy and Mathematics skills (N) – ACSF level 3
7 core units plus
8 elective units, of which:
- All electives from Group B must be chosen for disability specialty.
- if not listed below, 1 unit may be from any currently endorsed Training Package at Certificate III level or above OR any accredited course at Certificate III level.
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTINF001 Comply with Infection Control
Note: Electives listed are what is usually offered by Care Education, however, if these are not suitable for your target or current work then alternative electives are available. The list of alternative electives can be found at http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC33015
The option for choosing alternative electives will be taken on a case by case basis as Care Education may not have the resources or staff available to train in your chosen unit. Please contact us directly if you would like to make changes.
To organise or discuss any aspects of your work placement, please contact our work placement coordinator on 0469 184 977.
For more information on how to organise your work placement, please see our FAQs
Blended – combination of face to face and distance learning (Sydney only)
Below are the fee related details for CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
$1100 if paid up front
$1150 if paid in installments (see course fee installment and payment schedule agreement policies in our Forms and Policies page for more information)
Please see administration fee table under policies and procedures for any additional administration fees that may be applicable to your study.
- Well written and easy to follow resources
- Air conditioned class rooms
- Practical sessions conducted in a simulated working environment using equipment associated with client care.
- Trainers who care very much about your studies and about you!
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