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  • Course Details
  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

    The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is the newest qualification in the disabilities industry.

    Students may do this course as an entry pathway into the disabilities industry. Our CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course is designed to develop multi-skilled workers who are industry ready to enter the broad range of services supporting the growing demand for disability support workers across a range of settings.

    Our face to face and virtual classrooms led by industry experts will prepare you for the requirements needed to succeed in this exciting industry. We are proud of the reputation of delivering quality graduates to the disabilities sector.

    In addition to the our classroom delivery, you will receive hands on training in our specifically designed manual handling facility ensuring you have the appropriate skills to operate necessary equipment you may be presented with when you commence work in the disability industry.

    A mandatory component of our program is the 160 hours of practical placement, working within an actual disability focused environment. Our dedicated Practical Placement Coordinator will secure you a placement and support you through this process.

    The course comprises of 13 units (7 Core and 6 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfillment of all 13 units of competency.

    Core Units Elective Units
    CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being CHCDIS001 Contribute to the ongoing skills development using a strengths- based approach
    CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour approach
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
    CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems CHCCCS001

    Address the needs of people with chronic disease

    HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care    
  • Dates & Times
  • Dates

    Class commencement dates
    Commences weekly throughout the year
    12 week duration
    Plus an additional 160 hours of practical placement


    Days per week – Physical classroom attendance
    Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays

    *Throughout the 12 weeks there will be 2 x two week blocks where physical attendance to classroom delivery is not  required  with only Virtual Classroom required on the  Tuesdays.

    Days per week- Virtual classroom attendance

    Additional self-pace learning also required on remaining days


    Class times
    Commences at 8.30am
    Concludes 3.30pm

  • Locations
  • Classroom Delivery Location

    Morphett Vale – AEATS Training Rooms


    Online – ZOOM Classroom Delivery




  • Enrolment
  • Admission Criteria

    Applicants seeking entry into CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course should meet the following criteria.

    • Be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or
      a New Zealand citizen or an eligible Visa holder living in South
    • Successfully participate in the Core Skills Profile for Adults
      Assessment (CSPA)
    • 16 years of age or older, and not enroled at school.
    • Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or
      equivalent or be of mature age.
    • Must be able to produce a clear Working with Children card.
    • As per the Australian Department of Health, all students
      will need to provide evidence of having two (2) Covid-19
      vaccinations, and their booster when eligible.
    • Provide evidence of Funding Eligibility (such as Photo
      Identification, Citizenship, or relevant Visa. Further items of
      evidence may be required).
    • Under 18 years of age will require guardian consent.
    • Have access to a computer and internet access.
    • There are no prerequisite units of competence.

    How to enrol

    To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.

    Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.

    If you would like to find out a little more about our this course simply download the Course Brochure.

    Or request further information by clicking on the Enquire Now button and completing the form and one of our course consultants will contact you shortly.
    Enquire Now

    Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
    1300 854336 Toll Free.

    Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.

  • Career Outcomes
  • Possible Job Outcomes

    The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the disability industry and direct care work. Their is a high demand for support workers in the disability sector and associated industries. This qualification is generally identified as the minimal qualification required to work in these areas.

    Possible Course Pathways

    Once students have completed their qualification at the certificate III level they may decide to continue their studies in the CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability or candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the aged care sector and across the community sector.

    The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability requires the completion of 18 units, however for those students who have successfully completed the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support with AEATS, they may be automatically granted credits for 10 of these units.

    AEATS will also recognise credit transfers upon proof of units completed with other RTOs.

    The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

    An appropriate qualification for people seeking work in the aged care industry and direct care work.

    Possible job outcomes are:

    • Accommodation support worker
    • Field officer
    • Home care assistant
    • Care assistant
    • In-home respite worker
    • Care service employees
    • Care worker
    • Personal care assistant
    • Community care worker
    • Personal care giver
    • Community house worker
    • Personal care worker
    • Community support worker
    • Support worker
    • Disability service
  • Fees
  • Fee Information

    Concession ( JobTrainer Eligible) * $340.00 or eight (10) fortnightly payments of $34.00
    Standard Fee * $778.30 or eight (10) fortnightly payments of $77.83  
    Fee Free 17-24years – Unemployed * $0    

    * Conditions Apply

    For further information: Visit www.skills.sa.gov.au for Participant Eligibility Criteria

    Interest Free flexible payment plan options are available to suit the convenience of students.

    The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

    NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the South Australian Vocational Education And Training – Training Fee Framework.

    There are many individual factors that may vary your applicable fees. Contact AEATS for a Fee quote.

    This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website www.centrelink.gov.au. For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit your local Customer Service Centre.

    For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 854 336 (Toll Free).

    The following students are entitled to the concession rate inline with the JobTrainer eligibility:

    a) Persons holding:

    –     A Pensioner Concession Card

    –     A Veteran Affairs concession card

    –     A Health Care Card

    b) Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of Austudy or Abstudy. Or evidence of being unemployed.

    c) Persons aged between 17 – 24 years and not enrolled at secondary school.

    d) Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

    Proof of eligibility for concession must be provided at the time of enrolment.

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