Certificate III in

Individual Support (Disability)

reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

*Eligibility Criteria Applies

Offering Domestic Students
Course Level Certificate III
Govt. Funding For eligible students

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Industry : Aged Care, Community Services and Disability
Duration : 1 Year
Sessions : 1 session per week
Certificate : Yes
* Government funding available

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Unit Details

CodeUnit TitleType
CHCCCS031Provide individualised SupportCore
CHCCCS038Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving supportCore
CHCCCS040Support independence and wellbeingCore
CHCCCS041Recognise healthy body systemsCore
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore
HLTINF006Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and controlCore
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
CHCDIS011Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approachElective
CHCDIS012Support community participation and social inclusionElective
CHCDIS020Work effectively in disability supportElective
CHCAGE013Work effectively in aged careElective
CHCAGE011Provide support to people living with dementiaElective
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issuesElective

Total Units of Competency:

The CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) requires the completion of the following 13 units (including 7 core and 6 electives).

Placement Arrangements

This course requires students to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however, Angel Institute will provide assistance and support where needed. Placement will be completed under the supervision of the centre’s supervisor. Work placement assessment task needs to be completed for each unit which has a placement component.

Delivery Method

Blended (Real time Virtual Classroom + face to face component)


Real-Time Virtual Classroom Delivery – Training is conducted online through our learning management system


  • 1 Year

Entry Requirements

  • Prospective students are must be at least 18 years of age.
  • To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Angel Institute will conduct a Pre-Training Review.
  • Required to complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment, administered by and to the satisfaction of Angel Institute.

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Education & Career Outcome

Career Outcome

Once you have successfully completed the CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you can apply for jobs within the Individual Support Industry which may include:

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Care Assistant
  • Care Service Employees
  • Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Community House Worker
  • Disability Services worker
  • Personal care giver
  • Respite Care Worker
Education Pathways

The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:

  • CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support
  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Diploma of Nursing*


*Programs are not offered by Angel Institute.

Nazeem Hakim
Nazeem Hakim
Have been in the class for the past 2 months, everything going smooth since the beginning. The instructor handles the class really well, happy to be in the class, thank you angel institute
S Sultana
S Sultana
I appreciate the supportive learning environment at Angel Institute, where I am pursuing the Certificate IV in School-Based ESW. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to learn from Samina Begum and would highly recommend her training to anyone interested in a career in educational support. I appreciate all of your help and support, Thank you Samina.
Coreo Lo
Coreo Lo
So much difference course to learn and only take me once a week to study.
Kuldeep Kaur
Kuldeep Kaur
My teacher Samina Begum is helpful and very supportive. Her explanation are so clear and easy to understand.
Saba Saleem
Saba Saleem
Wonderful experience... I like the teaching approaches of my trainer... she is the best and very staff is also helpful...i always get prompt response upon any issue... jaideep is also very helpful. Thank u Angel institute best regards saba waqas
Zobia Anis
Zobia Anis
It’s my first ever experience studying here in Australia with An Angel Institute with Ma’am Samina and i m loving it 😍
Sameera S
Sameera S
I had a wonderful experience with my trainer Ms Samina Begum. She is a very hard working and productive trainer. Thanks to Angel Institute for supporting my Education and Learning.

Skills First Funding Program

Government Funding Available

If you are an Australian, New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of Australia, you might be eligible for funding under the Skills First Program.

Even if you aren’t eligible, you might be able to get an exemption that allows you do Skills First training.

There are also some Skills First courses where some of the eligibility criteria don’t apply or where you might be able to get your training for free or at a lower cost.

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