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CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing/Disability stream)


CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) course provides the skills and training necessary to fulfill a care role in disability and other person-centred support settings. The units of study provide students with foundational skills and knowledge to work in the disability and home and community care industry. Students learn to work with individuals to support their independence and wellbeing, in their homes or in community settings. This stream specialises in the Disability Support Worker role, equipping students with additional key skills specific to caring for people in a variety of settings.

If you have a genuine interest in caring for people with disabilities, then our course in individual support will help you gain essential, person-centred skills and knowledge to care for and support people living at home or in residential care facilities.

In this course, you’ll learn how to provide physical and psycho-social support for people requiring support, including how to:

  • Support people who may be living with dementia and/or other illnesses or disabilities
  • Prevent falls
  • Support independence and well-being
  • Develop communication skills in health and community services
  • Work in residential care settings

Length: 12 months


HLTWHS002    Follow safe work practices for direct client care

HLTINF006       Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

CHCCOM005   Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCCCS038     Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support

CHCDIV001     Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001     Work legally and ethically

CHCCCS041     Recognise healthy body systems

CHCCCS040     Support independence and wellbeing **120-hour work placement requirement

CHCCCS035     Support people with autism spectrum disorder

CHCMHS001   Work with people with mental health issues

CHCDIS011      Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

CHCDIS012      Support community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS020      Work effectively in disability support

CHCCCS031     Provide individualised support

CHCDIS013      Assist with communication using augmentative and alternative communication methods


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