Course Description

Help people living with a disability to enjoy a good quality of life by providing individualised support, empowerment and community inclusion, with Open Colleges’ Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).

What you'll learn

This online disability course will ground you in the foundations of disability care, equipping you with the skills to provide individualised support, facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability, provide positive behaviour support, and contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach.

Why study this course?

  • You can put your learning to into practice with a structured work placement in a workplace of your choosing. 

  • You will gain a nationally recognised professional qualification that you can use to launch your career in the disability sector.

  • Studying with Open Colleges is fully flexible. Study online, in your own time and make your way through this individual support course at a pace that suits you.

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

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

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