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What is individual support?

Assist others with a Disability by completing the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability Specialisation). This course is perfect for entry-level workers seeking to provide personal support to individuals with a Disability through a person-centred approach in a variety of settings, including residential facilities, home care, nursing homes, hospitals, and community or disability-based organisations.Find out more about this rewarding course in the tabs below.

Overview – CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability Specialisation)Start a rewarding career and support the disabled with the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability Specialisation).  You will gain the knowledge and confidence required to support people with complex needs and provide person-centred care to meet individuals needs.

The course is delivered via a Blended learning model whereby all of the course learning materials and assessments are delivered online through the Australias Online Learming Management System, iTRAIN. You can also attend regular online live virtual classes and live chat sessions to enhance your learning via interaction with industry expert trainers and presenters, as well as interacting with your fellow students.

You will learn to:

What is individual support?

  • Work with diverse people

  • Recognise healthy body systems

  • Work legally and ethically

  • Provide first aid

  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients• Follow safe work practices for direct client care

  • Support independence and wellbeing

  • Provide individualised support

  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

  • Contribute to the ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

  • Support community participation and social inclusion

Career Opportunities:

There are over 4 million Australians living with a disability. With an ageing workforce in the disability sector and increasing demands due to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the demand for workers is increasing daily.A recent Australian Government report expects the NDIS to be one of the largest job creation opportunities in Australian history. With up to an additional 90,000 full-time equivalent employees needed over the next five years, now is the time to kick start your career in the disability services sector with this entry-level qualification.Some of our articles discussing job opportunities in the sector include “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” and “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles“.

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Course DurationYour initial enrolment provides access to the course for 6 months.Your actual completion time will vary depending on how much time you commit to your study and what knowledge you already have. If you require longer than 12 months you can apply to extend access via our unique monthly Rolling Re-enrolment option (additional fees apply).

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