Career Opportunities and Pathways
Certificate III in Individual Support gives you the experience and expertise to support people with disabilities and provides a pathway into a Certificate IV in Disability.
Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to be employed in a variety of home, community or residential facility based support worker positions for individuals living with a disability. We also provide students opportunities for disability care jobs within Hessel Group, if eligible. Giving you greater chances of being employed if you study with us.
- Accommodation Support
- Community Support
- Disability Support
- Residential Carer
- Disability Service Officer
- Personal Support Worker
- NDIS Disability Support Worker
Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33021
This qualification has a total of 15 units of competency which are split up into 9 core units and 6 elective units.
Students must complete a total of 120 hours (placement) as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units competency.
|Provide individualised support
|Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
|Support independence and wellbeing
|Recognise healthy body systems
|Communicate and work in health or community services
|Work with diverse people
|Work legally and ethically
|Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care
|Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
|Support community participation and social inclusion
|Work effectively in disability support
|Address the needs of people with chronic disease
|Support relationships with carer and family
|Provide First Aid
In some cases, prior learning an experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on 8462 0222.
Funding and Payment Options
This course is supported by the Government of South Australia. If you're eligible to receive funding support, the course fee is $1,218.23 (or $439 if you are a concession card holder).
To find out more about how this program is funded, and if you are eligible, click here to contact our Enhance Training course advisor.
Our payment plans start from as low as $19.92 per fortnight for concession card holders. Click here to contact our Enhance Training course advisor to discuss payment options.
About the course
Our Enhance Training Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33021 course is designed to help you make a positive impact on the lives of people living with a disability. You’ll learn to support each of your clients’ needs through our hands-on approach to learning.
Each client you meet will be unique. Our course focuses on providing you with a range of theory and practical skills to assist them in reaching their individual goals and develop independence.
You will learn how to support, meet and maintain personal care; contribute towards their skill development; create and perform activities related to individualised plans, and choose your own electives to further knowledge in specific topics.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who wants to feel confident as a care worker in the disability space. The disability care sector needs passionate, driven people to fill roles in the industry. This course is for caring individuals who like to support others. It’s perfect for those looking to enter the industry, those seeking a career change, or career supplement. No matter your age, background or level of experience, the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33021 course is sure to help you further your career and passions.
In house student support
You will receive great student support throughout your studies with Enhance Training where you will have your own trainer providing support or for more individualised strategies, a learner support service (LSS) case manager will be assigned to you. LSS is an initiative of SkillsSA and the Government of South Australia and supports you with study plans, flexible study delivery, after hours support and guidance which also extends aftter your training is complete.
Find out more about how we support you during your studies here.
This course requires you to complete 120 hours of placement, which are detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. These can be completed while you study. Through Enhance Training’s wealth of experience in the industry we can assist you in finding appropriate Placements, should you need help to do so.
What you will need
As a student of Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33021 you will need access to internet, email and a computer.
Students will also require:
a relevant Working with Children or Working with people with Disability Check (depending on host organisation requirements)
Why choose to study with Enhance Training?
We’re happy to acknowledge that there are many training organisations that offer support worker courses similar to ours, across the country. So why is Enhance Training the right choice for your career? What’s the Enhance Training difference?
We Are the Industry
Enhance Training is for those who want the best education for themselves and the best results for the people they get to work with. We don’t just understand the early learning and childcare industries, we are the early learning and childcare industries. Enhance Training is part of the Hessel Group, which both employs people and assists those who are seeking disability support, aged care, childcare services and allied health services.
Unlike many training providers, we are an end to end service. This means that through Enhance Training and the wider Hessel Group you learn, complete placement, become qualified, complete training and even progress to positions within our wide network of Hessel Group care services and clients.
Direct from the experts
Our teachers and trainers are IN the industry too. They have direct, recent, first-hand experience in the industry so can relate to your questions and queries about the topic and demonstrate how these scenarios may play out on the job.
Real life practice, without the pressure
We have a dedicated Skills Lab which is set up with real equipment to mimic environments you may come across on the job. This means you can practice the skills you’ve gained, in full, minimising the stress of being faced with scenarios for the first time out in the real world. We find this helps our students to gain a positive understanding of their skills, without pressure.
How do I enrol?
Enrolment into this Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33021 course and other Enhance Training courses is easy, click here to get started. Call our office on 8462 0222 to talk to our team or enquire here.
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