CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

About This Course

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgment in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.

Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person- centered support.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of on the job training.

Our disability and aged care programs and courses empower individuals to develop the skills and competency to make a difference in their community.

To ensure all students are supported during their studies, we have integrated the following features:

 Access to our e-learning platform

 Interactive workshops

 Individual support with mentoring and coaching options available

 A variety of comprehensive resource materials to encourage multi-sensory learning.

 Frequent communication between Transformational Institute trainer and student.

To complete the full qualification, you will need to complete a total of 13 units; 7 core units and 6 elective units. This is the most current list of units. (Version 3.0)

Units of competency included in this course:


CHCCS015 - Provide individualised Support

CHCCCS023 - Support independence and well being

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

HLTHPS006 - Assist clients with medication

HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

For students to receive their full qualification in this course, in addition to completing the units of competency they must also complete 120 hours of work. 

We will work with you along with our community partners for work placement opportunities.

Although we do not guarantee employment, our experience tells us that these work-placements often lead to employment opportunities.

If you would like to find out more about work placement and employment opportunities please have a look at our Transformational Recruitment page and book a consult with our relationships and engagement coordinator. 

Our interactive workshops encourage student participation. We specialise in industry focused courses. Our trainers have industry experience and are dedicated to preparing and helping students develop their work related skills. An integral way Transformational Institute helps participants to develop these skills is through workshops during the course.

These workshops are highly engaging and may include group activities, presentations, design activities, role-plays, critical and creative thinking, discussions, personality tests and MORE!

Government funding is available through our Smart and Skilled contract for eligible participants.

The student cost is set by Training Services NSW and all costs will be confirmed prior to pre-enrolment.

For a full list of course prices as well as other funding options and course information please contact us on 4969 7544.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Recognition of skills and knowledge gained through previous studies, work and life experiences may be used to award competency for Units of Competency within this qualification. Read more on Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer or call 4969 7544.

How to Enrol - Find out how to enrol.

Payment Options - Complete the enquiry form or call 4969 7544 to learn more about the following payment options and course fees.

  1. Government Funding is available under smart and skilled for eligible participants. Other funding options may also be available for you, please contact us for more information.
  2. Pay upfront for the full cost of your qualification in one easy payment.
  3. Set up payment plan (contact us for more information).

Course Details


Newcastle | Central Coast | Forster/ Taree

Delivery Modes:

Face to Face | Online | Blended Learning  


12 months

With the option to fast track

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