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Course Name:
Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
Course Code:
CHC33015
Course Duration:
4 months - 12 months to complete
Delivery Mode:
Online or face to face
Course Fee:
$2,000
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Overview

Throughout this course you'll learn how to provide support to meet personal care needs, implement individualised plans and empower those with disabilities. Potential career outcomes include: Accommodation Support Worker, Care Assistant, Community Care Worker, Disability Support Worker, and Residential Care Officer.

The Cert III in Individual Support (Disability) is Australia's latest disability training course. It is ideal for those who want to develop their career in the disability care industry by gaining the latest nationally accredited qualification for care givers and support workers.

Workplace placement is a compulsory part of the course. You will need to complete a minimum of 120 hours of clinical placement in a residential aged care facility as part of training program in order to complete this course. Current police clearance is required prior to commencement of your clinical placement.
Units

13 unit of competency (7 core units & 6 elective units).

Core Units (7 Units):

CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units (6 Units):

CHCDIS001Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach (Disability Specialisation)
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supports (Disability Specialisation)
CHCDIS003Support community participation & social inclusion (Disability Specialisation)
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability (Disability Specialisation)
CHCPAL001Deliver care services using a palliative approach
CHCAGE002Implement falls prevention strategies
Requirements
  • There is no requirement or pre-requisite required to commence this course. However, students must be competent in basic literacy and numeracy (reading & writing in English).
  • Completion of year 10 or equivalent
  • National police clearance for vocational placement
  • Working with children clearance
  • Students should be at least 18 years of age.
Pathways
  • Certificate IV in Disability
  • Diploma of Nursing