Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) (CHC33015)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: CHC33015
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; complete within 12 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: OTEN - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
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

Learn how to provide support for people with disabilities with this Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) (CHC33015) course.

Study online with OTEN through SEEK Learning and gain the confidence to provide individualised support and meet the needs of your clients, assist with clients' wellbeing and independence, and support social inclusion.

Upon completion of this qualification, you will have the skills and knowledge to be able to work in a range of health and community services settings.

Work placement

This course includes a professional work placement. Gain practical experience and apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios by undertaking 120 hours of work experience at an approved home and community care organisation.


There are no entry requirements for this course; anyone can apply.

Areas of study

In this disability course, the units of competency you may study include:

Core units:

  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people

Elective units:

  • CHCDIS001 - Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCDIS007 - Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
  • CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCDIS002 - Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support
  • CHCDIS003 - Support community participation and social inclusion

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) (CHC33015) from OTEN - Open Training & Education Network.

With this qualification under your belt, you will have the skillset to consider a range of career paths, including as a personal care assistant, home care worker, disability support officer, school support officer or family support worker.

Finance options

There are two ways you can pay for this course:

  • Payment plans: Eligible students may be able to pay for this course through weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayments. This flexible payment plan does not require a deposit and involves no interest for the first 12 months. After this period, students will be charged 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be paid.
  • Upfront payment: Pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of OTEN through SEEK Learning, you will be periodically contacted by your teachers to discuss your education progress. Your enquiries will also receive priority attention and your assignments will be marked and returned within seven working days.

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