Certificate III in Individual Support


Certificate III in Individual Support

Do you believe that we are all unique individuals with our own strengths and abilities?

Become a positive impact on the lives of people living with a disability by supporting their needs with a hands-on approach. We will provide you with the theory and practical skills to assist people in reaching their individual goals and develop independence through a person-centered approach.

You will learn how to support, meet and maintain personal care, activities related to individualised plans, contribute to skill development and maintenance.



Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LNN) Assessment.

Career Opportunities and Pathways

The 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 course 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.

Possible Jobs

  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Care Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Field Officer Carer
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Residential care worker
  • Support Worker

This course has a total of 13 course units which are split up into 7 core units and 6 electives.

Students must complete a total of 120 hours (placement) as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units competency.

Core Units
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective Units
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour support
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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 is Available for this Course

Find out if you are eligible for government subsidised funding towards your qualification


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