Information Session
22/06/2020 @ 10:00 am
Start Date End Date
13/07/2020 01/03/2021

Qualification Overview

Disability Services is an ever changing and developing sector in Tasmania.

This industry needs committed workers who are ready and qualified to provide values based, support and care to people of all ages who are living with disabilities and their carers.

  • Provide individualised support
  • Support independence and well being
  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Work with diverse people
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Assessment tasks including assignments in addition to workshops will be required to complete this qualification. This course is deemed as full-time study.

Electives have been selected to provide a qualification with a specialisation in individual support (disability) and are relevant to the work outcome and potential role.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) qualification.

The course is 8 months in class inclusive of work placement which is a compulsory component of this qualification.
Delivery Mode
Face to face workshops 2 days per week. Additional study and assignments, and practical work placement. Compulsory work placement commences from week 7 of the course and is an additional one day per week.
Entry Requirements
Whilst there are no pre-requisites stated in the training package the sector requires you to achieve clear Police and Working with Vulnerable People checks prior to commencement of work placement, and is arranged by Foresite Training or your Employment Services provider. You must have a genuine desire to work in this sector. A Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment is required to develop a support plan if necessary.
Unit Code  Unit Title
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 behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
HLTAID003 Provide first aid