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||HLTWHS005||Conduct manual tasks safely|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||CHCCCS001||
Address the needs of people with chronic disease
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
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 only Virtual Classroom is required on Tuesdays.
Days per week- Virtual classroom attendance
Additional self-pace learning also required on remaining days
Commences at 8.30am
Classroom Delivery Location
Cockburn Youth Centre
25 Wentworth Parade
Success, WA 6164
Our Cockburn delivery location is located close to main bus and train terminal making it highly accessible from most northern locations of Perth.
There is public car parking available near the centre
Applicants seeking entry into CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course should meet the following criteria.
- Are 18 years old and
- Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent, or be of mature age.
- Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of formats.
- Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN).
- Obtain a satisfactory clear National Police Clearance.
- Primary place of residence must be in Western Australia.
- Must be an Australian Citizen /Permanent Resident / Temporary Visa holder of sub-class 309, 444, 820, 826, or Dependant of sub-class 457 visa/Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790)/Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785)/Bridging Visa E holders (subclass 050 and 051) where a valid application for visa of subclass 785 or 790 has been made.
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.
Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
1300 360 366 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.
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
Western Australia Course Fees 2021
PAID IN FULL
PAYMENT PLAN OPTION
*Standard Fee: $947.70
8 fortnightly payments of $118.46
*Concession Fee: $280.80
8 fortnightly payments of $35.10
*Students Aged between 15 and 24 years who are NOT eligible for Concession Fee: $400.00 (annually)
8 fortnightly payments of $50.00
FEE FOR SERVICE STUDENT
PAID IN FULL
PAYMENT PLAN OPTION
8 fortnightly payments of $375.00
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. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.
NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the WA Department of Training and Workforce Development Fees and Charges Policy 2021.
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 630 366 (Toll Free).
The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:
- Persons and dependants of persons holding
- A Pensioner Concession Card
- A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- A Health Care Card
- Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
- Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance
- Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
Proof of eligibility for concession must be provided at the time of enrolment.