Course Description

The disability sector is a fulfilling and interesting place for individuals who care about the rights and independence of others, and who are looking for a potentially flexible and stable career.

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, and upon completion you could gain employment in many different types of positions to suit your needs and personal goals. Throughout this course you'll learn how to provide support to meet personal care needs, implement individualised plans and empower those with disabilities.

Gaining the qualifications and skills to work with people with a disability could see you move into a valuable and rewarding career in disability services. This is a great entry level Certificate that will equip you with specialist knowledge, and the opportunity to put your training into practice during Structured Workplace Learning for real workplace experience.

This course is flexible and is delivered through a combination of online learning and practical work placement. Structure your study around your other commitments, learn in your own time and receive comprehensive support through your expert trainer and assessor and our learning and student support teams.

*Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics: Disability, Australia, 2009

This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

Potential career outcomes

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Care Assistant
  • Community Care Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Residential Care Officer