CHC33021

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

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Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

No experience necessary, this CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), offered by Open Colleges in association with Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (RTO: 90197), is designed for the complete beginner who's passionate and curious about a career in disability support services.

The course is designed to get you job-ready, providing you with the skills and training you need to step directly into a support role when you finish. You'll learn how to empower people with disability, support independence and wellbeing, promote social inclusion and make a positive impact in the lives of your clients.

Develop all the skills you need to succeed. You'll be equipped with knowledge of how to work in legal and ethical way, communicate with clients and health professionals, follow safe work practices and work with diverse people.

Practical Component

This course includes 160 hours of work placement, giving you practical experience in a real clinical setting while you study. 

This Certificate III will be issued by Integrated Care & Management Training.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrollment with Open Colleges.

CHC33021 Open Colleges Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate III
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Self paced - up to 12 months
  • Start date:
  • Awarded by:
    Integrated Care & Management Training (RTO: 90197)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Accommodation Support Worker | Disabilities Services Officer | Residential Care Officer | Disability Support Worker | Community Care Worker | View All

Course Rundown

No experience necessary, this CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), offered by Open Colleges in association with Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (RTO: 90197), is designed for the complete beginner who’s passionate and curious about a career in disability support services.

The course is designed to get you job-ready, providing you with the skills and training you need to step directly into a support role when you finish. You’ll learn how to empower people with disability, support independence and wellbeing, promote social inclusion and make a positive impact in the lives of your clients.

Develop all the skills you need to succeed. You’ll be equipped with knowledge of how to work in legal and ethical way, communicate with clients and health professionals, follow safe work practices and work with diverse people.

Practical Component

This course includes 160 hours of work placement, giving you practical experience in a real clinical setting while you study. 

This Certificate III will be issued by Integrated Care & Management Training.

PLEASE NOTE – Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrollment with Open Colleges.

Eligibility

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Open Colleges recommends that students:

  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills that ensure the ability to read and comprehend technical terms and communicate effectively through email. These skills are equivalent to those that would be required to successfully complete year 12.
  • Have access to a modern computer with high-speed internet.
  • Have access to a device with audio / video playback capabilities.
  • Have basic computing skills including the ability to make a short video.

Physical requirements:

  • Students will need to be reasonably physically fit to undertake the work placement as the tasks and activities associated with the work placement may involve manual handling and other physical activities.

In this disability course, subjects you may study include:

  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCCS038 - Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
  • CHCCCS031 - Provide individualised support
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCCCS041 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • CHCDIS011 - Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCDIS012 - Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS020 - Work effectively in disability support
  • CHCCCS044 - Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCCCS036 - Support relationships with carer and family
  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid*

*Open Colleges does not offer this Unit of Competency. You will be required to undertake the Unit of Competency with an external provider at your own cost.

Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists. Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), awarded by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd.

You'll graduate with job-ready skills, backed by the experience you've gained in the work placement program.

As a professionally qualified disability support worker, you'll be eligible to apply for a number of direct client care roles in both residential and non-residential settings.

Curious about where a career in disability could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers a number of flexible payment models to suit your lifestyle and preferences:

Pay in Full

  • Pay up-front and receive a 10% discount

Pay 50% & Payment Plan Combo

  • Pay 50% up-front and remainder through a payment plan

Payment Plan

  • Pay in weekly or fortnightly instalments.
  • All Open Colleges payment plans are interest free.

Zip Money Payment Plan

  • Select a 24, 36 or 48 months interest-free, payment plan (depending on the course you enrol in)

BPAY available

Enquire now for more details and course costs.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding.