CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) - Educare Training Institute

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Millions of Australians with disabilities reply on the quality services provided by support workers and it is critical for support works to be able to communicate, work with and support people with disability in all aspects of their life. Being a disability support worker may be challenging but the outcome is highly rewarding. Educare College is ever ready to assist you in achieving your desire to help build better lives for those in need.

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course provides students with a range of skill and knowledge to provide person-centred support to those in need due to disability. This course contains 13 units (7 core and 6 electives) and covers the following themes;

  • Support Independence and Wellbeing
  • Work in Health and Community Services
  • Support and Empowerment of People with Disability
  • Legislation and Diversity


The course duration typically takes 6 months (depending on the student’s previous learning, experience, and employment status) with a total of 860 nominal hours (inclusive of 120 work placement hours).

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you should have;

  • Completed at least Year 12 from an Australian secondary school or overseas equivalent


Proof of equivalent competency in core skills to a level appropriate for the course being applied for

  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Working with Children Check and Police Clearance – Blue Card
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Immunisation (recommended)

Delivery Method

The Certificate III in Individual Support course is delivered through online study. We understand that students have commitments and responsibilities to attend to, however, we require students to submit a minimum of one assessment per month in order to complete the course without delay.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) / Credit Transfer (CT)

Have a lifetime of experience but no formal qualification? Concerned about spending valuable time on a course to gain skills and knowledge you already possess?

Our friendly staff will guide you through the RPL/CT process and collect the evidence needed to support your application. We issue applicants RPL/CT documentation requesting specific information relating to acquired skills and knowledge achieved within the past five years, either through Educare College or another training organisation. An interview process and practical skills assessment will then be conducted if required.

To apply for RPL or CT, contact Student Services for more information on 07 3114 3458 or email us at

Student Resources

  • Laptop/Personal Computer and Internet Access
Core Units
Code Title
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
Code Title
CHCDIS001 Contribute to Ongoing Skills Development using a Strengths-based Approach
CHCDIS002 Follow Established Person-centred Behaviour Supports
CHCDIS003 Support Community Participation and Social Inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the Empowerment of People with Disability
CHCADV001 Facilitate the Interests and Rights of Clients
CHCCCS001 Address the Needs of People with Chronic Disease

Retail Price (Fee for Service):  $3,800

**If you have any difficulties with the fees payment, do not hesitate to contact us to discuss about payment plans**

Study Pathways:

  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

Career Pathways:

  • Disability Services Worker
  • Accommodation Support Worker (Disability)
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • Personal Care Giver