Are you looking to work in a rewarding industry that focuses on community engagement and building relationships with individuals?
Then studying a Certificate III in Individual Support specialising in Disability is the perfect course for you. This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver individualised person-centered support to people who may require assistance in both community or residential based settings. You will also learn how to provide physical, social and emotional support to clients.
Part of your study will include a 120 hour placement with an industry service provider for the disability sector. The course will be delivered through both on campus face-to-face learning and online self-paced learning over a period of 12 months. The course may be completed in less than 12 months if minimum hours and all course requirements are met.
For six months, there will be 1-day a month face-to-face delivery and online learning through the Moodle platform . This occurs alongside the 120 hour Work Placement.
In order to successfully complete this course, you will need to complete all the units.
There are a total of:
7 Core units
6 Elective units
Practicum Placement Program
The assessments for this course range from:
Written & online tasks
Work related projects
CHCCCS015 – Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 – Support independence and well being
HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIS001 – Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 – Follow established person-centred behaviour systems
CHCDIS003 – Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCCCS025 – Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001 – Provide home and community support services
Once you have successfully completed and passed all course requirements, you will receive a nationally endorsed CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (disability).
A statement of results will be for units passed.
Potential career opportunities that could result for the successful completion of this course are:
- Disability support professional
- Community worker
You may be eligible to reduce the number of units you need to study by measuring them against skills you may have acquired through life, work experience or prior study or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations will be recognised by Inclusion Training. For further information please contact us or discuss this upon enrolment.
An individual must be either:
i) an Australian citizen;
ii) a holder of a permanent visa; or
iii) a New Zealand citizen;
And if over 20 years of age (as at 1 January in the year of commencement of training);
Must not hold a qualification at a higher level
a) commence a maximum of two courses subsidised through the Skills First Program in a calendar year.
b) undertake a maximum of two courses subsidised through the Skills First Program at any one time;
c) commence a maximum of two government subsidised courses at the same level within the AQF in their lifetime;
You may be eligible for a Government subsidised place if you answer YES to either of following .
· I am upskilling
· I do not have a qualification higher than the Certificate III
If you answer NO, the fee is $5000.00