Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)


  • Gain a professional qualification in creating individualised plans for people with a disability with this Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) (CHC33015)
  • No entry requirements
  • Get hands on experience with work placement

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.





Work placement

120 hours in total

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 24 hrs a week = finish in 6 months, 12 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 1 year.
Study mode


Assignments & online quizzes
Start date

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OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Payment options

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There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Encouraging community participation and social inclusion
  • Providing individualised support
  • Facilitating empowerment of people with a disability
  • Providing support for the independence and well-being of clients

Work placement

This course includes a total of 120 hours of professional work placement at an approved home and community care organisation. You will need to arrange your own work placement.

The industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Course structure

13 units

Core units

  1. CHCCOM005 - Communicate & work in health or community services

  2. HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care

  3. CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs

  4. HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems

  5. CHCCCS023 - Support independence & wellbeing

  6. CHCLEG001 - Work legally & ethically

  7. CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people

Elective units

  1. CHCDIS001 - Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

  2. CHCDIS007 - Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability

  3. CHCADV001 - Facilitate the interests & rights of clients

  4. CHCDIS002 - Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

  5. CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support

  6. CHCDIS003 - Support community participation & social inclusion

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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