CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Fee free funding from the NSW Government Smart and Skilled program extended to Monday 6th May for this qualification, enrol now before it’s too late.

About the CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disabilty)

Earn your CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) and unlock a rewarding career dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others.

This comprehensive program equips you with essential skills and knowledge to provide compassionate, person-centered care to individuals with disabilities. You’ll gain hands-on experience through practical work placement and learn from experienced instructors who guide you every step of the way.

With this certification, you’ll be qualified for roles in various settings such as group homes, community support services, and more. Elevate your career and join a fulfilling field where you can truly impact the lives of those you support. Enrol today and start your journey towards making a meaningful impact in your community!

Employment Opportunities

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Care Assistant
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • In Home Respite Worker
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to be at least 16 years of age (students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian to approve their enrolment).

Students will also be required to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) which we can assist with), photo identification and meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements.

Work Placement Requirements

Students will be required to undertake a minimum of 120 work or placement hours within an Approved Service, which will allow you to complete and document a range of applicable work tasks. If students are not currently employed by a suitable facility, students are encouraged to locate their own work placement. We may be able to assist you if you have any difficulties.

Training Delivery

This course can be conducted online, blended, work-based or in the classroom. Training is delivered through our Registered Training Organisation: Alpine Training Pty Ltd RTO ID 41511.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a:

  • Nationally Recognised Certificate and Transcript, or
  • Statement of Attainment (if found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency).
Pathways Information

This qualification will also offer a pathway into other courses including:

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Course Structure

To successfully complete this qualification, you require 15 units of competency. These 15 units are comprised of 9 core units and 6 elective units. The units of competency shown below have been selected by Alpine Education based on the course purpose.

Core Units  

  • CHCCCS031        Provide individualised support
  • CHCCCS038        Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
  • CHCCCS040        Support independence and wellbeing
  • CHCCCS041        Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCCOM005     Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001        Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001        Work legally and ethically
  • HLTINF006          Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • HLTWHS002       Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units (Disability Specialisation)   

  • CHCDIS011        Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCDIS012         Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS020         Work effectively in disability support
  • CHCCCS044         Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCCCS001         Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • CHCMHS001       Work with people with mental health issues

Flexible Learning

The learning style is completely flexible, meaning you can choose to study within a classroom, online, work based or RPL.

Financial Asssitance

We have a range of payment plans and options available to help you get closer to your learning and career goals.

Support Services

Dedicated student support staff available to answer any queries you may have, offering full support when you need it!

Course Features


Fully funded applicants pay no fees (eligibility criteria applies)
Phone: 1300 733 650


12-24 Months*

Delivery Mode

Online, Classroom, Work based

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CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

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