Certificate III in Disability (CHC30408)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: CHC30408
Study mode: On Campus
Payment options: Upfront payment
Duration: 10 weeks full-time, 15 weeks part-time
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Careers Australia Education Institute (RTO 22479)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

The Certificate III in Disability (CHC30408) course will equip you with the skills to become a disability support worker. Offered by Careers Australia, this course will teach you key areas of support work from empowering people with disabilities to supporting individual health and emotional wellbeing. Gain the skills to be able to work in community and residential facilities, providing support to people with disabilities. Studying this course, you will learn how to enhance the ability, independence and community participation of your patients.


There are no formal entry requirements for this course however students will need to undertake a national police check, working with children check, and a criminal history screening u2014 prescribed notice.


Areas of study

In this certificate III course, the subjects you will study include:

  • CHCCS411C - Work effectively in the community sector
  • CHCDIS301C - Work effectively with people with a disability
  • CHCDIS302A - Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities
  • CHCDIS322A - Support community participation and inclusion
  • CHCDIS323A - Contribute to skill development and maintenance
  • CHCICS301B - Provide support to meet personal needs
  • CHCICS302B - Participate in the implementation of individualised care plans
  • CHCWHS312A - Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work
  • CHCICS303A - Support individual health and emotional well being
  • CHCICS305B - Provide behaviour support in the context of individualised plans
  • CHCCS400C - Work with a relevant legal and ethical framework
  • CHCDIS410A - Facilitate community participation and inclusion
  • CHCAD401D - Advocate for clients
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • HLTHIR403C - Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Disability (CHC30408) from Careers Australia.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to apply your advanced communication, networking and group work skills to the provision of vital personal care and support to people with disabilities. This certificate will ready you for a career as a disability support officer, personal care assistant, residential care officer, school support officer, community house worker, accommodation support worker and family support worker.

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Finance options

Course fees vary depending on your own personal circumstances, and which state you reside in. You may also be eligible to receive a government study loan or subsidy if you meet eligible criteria.

  • QLD: You may be eligible to receive funding through the Queensland Government User Choice Program, or the Queensland Government Certificate 3 Guarantee program. Please note student contribution tuition fees may apply.
  • NSW: You may be eligible to  receive a subsidy for this course through the NSW Government. Please note student contribution tuition fees may apply.
  • WA: You may be eligible to receive a subsidy through the Western Australia Government's Future Skills program.

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RTO 22479
As one of the largest private training institutes in Australia, Careers Australia prides itself on delivering up-to-date, dynamic vocational education, where the focus is you. With over 14,000 students to date, the results speak for themselves. Strong partnerships with a range of industry bodies and universities ensure you transition seamlessly through each stage of your learning journey, while state-of-the-art online technologies help you to achieve your goals faster. With flexible online courses across areas like business, management, healthcare and hospitality, you’re guaranteed a real-world education in an in-demand employment sector. Join the Careers Australia community today!
As a student of Careers Australia, you’ll have access to a knowledgeable team of teachers and lecturers, each of whom is a leader in their field. State-of-the-art technologies support your learning each step of the way, with course content constantly evolving to ensure currency and industry relevance. You’ll use tools like Blackboard Learning, the world’s leading online learning management system, and a range of additional resources and academic journals to support your training. And with all materials available online, you really do have the freedom to study in a way that fits in with your lifestyle.

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