CHC33015: Certificate III in Individual Support - EXTERNAL STUDIES

If daytime face-to-face workshops are not suitable contact to find out more about our EXTERNAL STUDIES Learning option. 

  • Reference material and assessment requirements are accessed through an Online Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Attendance to at least of 3 Practical Workplace Simulation Workshops, which are scheduled in the evening throughout the year.
  • You will also need to complete a compulsory 120 hour placement. 
  • Rolling intake - Enrolment induction, including LLN and interview conditions apply.


CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Support and empower people with disabilities with a Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) and learn to work in the community or in residential facilities, reporting directly to a supervisor. Participate in the implementation of individualised plans, support community participation and inclusion and encourage individual health and emotional wellbeing.

With this qualification you can:

  • Work effectively with people with disabilities
  • Provide support to meet and maintain personal care needs
  • Contribute to skill development and maintenance
  • Carry out activities related to an individualised plan

Potential to work in the following roles:

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Community care worker
  • Family support worker
  • In-home respite care worker


This course is supported by the Government of South Australia.

Visit for Participant Eligibility Criteria.

*limited places – refer to the Subsidised training list

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Course Information

Duration: Self-paced plus 120 hour placement
Delivery mode: Distance Learning - Online
Assessment: Assignments + Workplace simulations + Work Placement
Funding: Subsidised training available to eligible participants
Course Fee Value: $2,375 (GST Exempt)
Course Fee Description: $470 Subsidised gap training fee + costs related to placement eg DHS check $63.25
Course Deposit Value: $470 (GST Exempt)
Course Deposit Description: Payable on enrolment, non refundable, concession may be available
Course Prerequisites: A computer, laptop or tablet with adequate Data/WIFI. Satisfactory DHS check. The enrolment process includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) screening and interview
  • Course subjects

  • CHCCCS015
    Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS023
    Support independence and wellbeing
  • 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
  • CHCDIS001
    Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCDIS002
    Follow established person-centred supports
  • CHCDIS003
    Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS007
    Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
  • CHCCCS011
    Meet personal support needs
  • HLTINF001
    Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures