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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live an independent life, then this is the course for you

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding world of disability work. On successful completion you could find work in a variety of settings such as residential, individual support, employment, recreational/day support, advocacy and case management.

This course includes a supervised work placement, where you'll be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way, and gain real industry experience.

North Metro TAFE is running a pilot project with Brightwater Disability Services, you'll complete an intensive study block of 4 days per week for 3 weeks at our Mt Lawley campus followed by 2 days per week of placement and 1 day per week of classes for 9 weeks followed by a study and assessments week. View our Brightwater Pilot Program flyer, contact us for more details or apply today.

Gain these skills
  • Support people with disability to move towards a more independent and self-determined life
  • Communicate, network and work with relevant people to ensure the person is supported in all aspects of their life
  • Work and develop relationships within a team
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Committed, reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
  • Tactful, patient, flexible and understanding
  • Able to cope with challenging situations
  • Able to work as part of a team
What others have to say

Brightwater.pngPartnering with North Metropolitan TAFE using  a new clinical model in the Certificate lll Individual Support – Ageing qualification has allowed us to increase the amount of placements we offer.  Brightwater’s dedicated team of support staff work closely with North Metropolitan TAFE students throughout their training to develop their job ready skills.  By the completion of their studies some students form an integral part of the team and have been offered employment which has benefited both parties.
 
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Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Work placement

As part of this course you will complete a 120 hour supervised work placement in a facility providing services to disabled clients. Before you start work placement you will need to obtain a police clearance (approx. $72). 

Important information

It is strongly recommended that you see your doctor about having a flu vaccination.

Typical Timetable

Full-time - 3 days per week on campus for 15 weeks followed by 4 week full-time industry placement.
Part-time - 1 day per week on campus for 3 terms and the a full-time placement.
Please note NMT also offers a partnership program with industry - 5 weeks intensive on campus program followed by 2 days per week industry placement plus 1 day per week on campus for the remainder of the semester.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Disability Service Officer
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • In Home Respite Worker | Residential Care Worker | Residential Support Worker
  • Home Care Assistant | Residential Aide 
  • Care Assistant | Care Worker | Care Service Employee
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Community House Worker
  • Planned Activity Assistant
  • Transport Support Worker

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How On campus
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

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Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How On campus
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated October 18, 2019