DISABILITY SUPPORT COURSE ADELAIDE

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) serves as a pathway into Adelaide’s vibrant community service and healthcare sectors. Throughout this nationally recognised certification, you’ll acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to provide vital support to individuals with unique needs.

Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from tailored care plans to understanding legal responsibilities, ensuring you’re well-prepared for your career in disability care in Adelaide. You’ll also receive the nationally recognised HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication as part of your certification as well as HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely certification (valued at $145) at no extra cost!

Don’t let this opportunity pass by. Enrol online now to kickstart your career in disability care and community services at our Adelaide training venue!

COURSE SNAPSHOT

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NATIONALLY ACCREDITED

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

COURSE PRICE

$599.00 (pay just $100 upfront)

ADELAIDE TRAINING VENUE

Level 2/45 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY

9 Core & 6 Specialised Elective Units
Self-Paced Online Learning
Min. 6 x In-Person Workshops
120 Hours Work Placement

COURSE DURATION

3 - 12 Months

START DATE

Begin training as soon as you enrol

CRICOS REGISTERED

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

COURSE PRICE

From $4,500 (AUD)

ADELAIDE TRAINING VENUE

Level 2/45 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000

COURSE DELIVERY

9 Core & 6 Specialised Elective Units
2 days per week
In-person, face-to-face practical learning
120 hours work placement

COURSE DURATION

26 weeks

START DATE

Enrol today and start learning at our next intake

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

In our Adelaide disability support course, students will learn the skills and knowledge to effectively seek work in the disability support and community services industry.

This disability support certification program teaches students practical, job-ready skills such as assisting with medication, promoting social inclusion, building relationships, recognising healthy body systems, understanding legal responsibilities, providing grief support and more.

Core Units
CHCCCS031 – Provide individualised supportCHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCCCS038 – Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving supportCHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
CHCCCS040 – Support independence and wellbeingHLTINF006 – Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
CHCCCS041 – Recognise healthy body systemsHLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
Elective UnitsSpecialised Disability Support Units
CHCCCS017 – Provide Loss & Grief SupportCHCDIS011 – Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCCCS033 – Identify & Report AbuseCHCDIS012 – Support community participation and social inclusion
HLTHPS006 – Assist Clients with MedicationCHCDIS020 – Work effectively in disability support
FREE – HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely (Statement of Attainment)

ENROL IN A ADELAIDE DISABILITY SUPPORT COURSE TODAY!

There’s nothing more rewarding than being able to provide support to someone in need. Become someone’s hero today. 

Select either Domestic Student Enrollment or International Student Enrollment below to get started in our Adelaide Disability Support Course.

LocationCourse TitleInfoPrice
AUD
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ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Disability Support Course Adelaide - Disability Support Course Adelaide

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) [DOMESTIC]Enrol now to start today! Pay just $100 up front!100.00closed
 

After submitting your application, one of our enrollment specialists will be in touch to check your eligibility and help you enrol in our CRICOS-approved Disability Support Course in Adelaide.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Getting started in Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) is easy! 

There’s no previous academic or work experience requirements to enrol. However there are some minimum eligibility requirements all students have to meet including:

AGE REQUIREMENT

Domestic Students - 16+ years old*
International Students - 18 years old.

ACCESS TO A COMPUTER & INTERNET

Students must have access to a computer and reliable internet connection in order to complete any online components of your course.

WRITTEN & VERBAL

Students must possess basic proficiency in written and verbal English.

PHYSICAL FITNESS

Students must possess basic physical fitness to perform manual tasks such as moving patients.

*Domestic students under the age of 18 must submit a signed Parental Consent Form before starting their course.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

International students looking to join our CRICOS registered Individual Support course must meet the following eligibility criteria:

LEARNING TO FIT YOUR SCHEDULE

Over the course of your certificate you’ll be required to attend a minimum of six in-person, practical sessions including HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely.

These sessions are designed to give you crucial hands-on experience that builds your practical knowledge and skills to effectively work in the disability and community care industry.

We’re all about giving you the flexibility to tailor your learning to your lifestyle. After enrolment you’ll be able to select your own practical sessions to fit around your schedule.

MORE ABOUT YOUR WORK PLACEMENT

To complete your disability support course you must complete 120 hours of vocational placement in a relevant industry workplace.

Before commencing work placement you must meet all the following requirements.

All costs associated with these requirements are the student’s responsibility.

Please note: requirements for work placement can vary in certain jurisdictions. Consult with our education team for more details prior to commencing your placement.

COURSE FEES

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

Domestic Students can enrol in Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) for $599.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International Student pricing starts at $4,500 (AUD). Flexible payment options are available. Please contact our enrollment specialist for a detailed quote.

Want to learn more?

Get in touch with our specialist enrollment team to learn more about Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our Adelaide disability courses follow a blended learning model, combining online modules with practical workshops. Depending on your pace, completion can range from 3 to 12 months. International students can expect a course duration of approximately 26 weeks.

To become a disability support worker in Adelaide, you’ll need to complete a recognised qualification like the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability). This course equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the disability support sector.

In Adelaide, you have the option to undertake a dual qualification in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability). This comprehensive program covers a wide range of topics relevant to both aged care and disability support, providing you with versatile skills for the healthcare industry.

To work as a disability support worker in Adelaide, you’ll need qualifications like the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), providing you with the necessary knowledge and skills for the role.

In Adelaide, disability course fees start at $599 AUD for domestic students. International student pricing varies and can be obtained by contacting the institution directly for a personalised quote.

The average salary for a disability support worker in Australia varies between employers. On average, disability support workers can expect a salary of around $36.73 per hour.

No. While a portion of your disability support course is completed online, practical training is essential for acquiring the required skill sets. As a result, online training or distance learning for this course is not available.

Another reason online training is not possible is because this course requires students to complete work placement in a real world setting. A simulated workplace environment is not an acceptable substitute for actual workplace training.

In Adelaide, Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) offers foundational training for entry-level roles, while Certificate IV in Disability provides advanced training for those seeking supervisory or leadership positions in the sector.

Disability support workers in Adelaide should possess qualities such as empathy, communication skills, adaptability, and a strong commitment to supporting individuals with disabilities.

In Adelaide, completing the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) qualifies you to work as an NDIS provider, allowing you to provide support services to NDIS participants.

Similarly, in Adelaide, you can enrol in the disability support worker course before obtaining a visa, but ensure you have a valid visa before starting your studies.

Finding work, work placement, or volunteer opportunities in disability support varies based on your career goals. Online searches can help you identify care facilities where volunteers are in high demand, offering you an entry point into the industry. Practical placement in a facility may lead to volunteer or employment opportunities. Your course trainer may also be able to point you in the right direction for work placement or employment opportunities.

In some circumstances. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency for this course as part of another qualification and are able to provide us with appropriate evidence you may be not be required to retake those portions of the course. Please contact us to discuss this further, and we can help you determine whether your previous studies are acceptable for recognition of prior learning.

Often, yes. However, the difficulty of disability support work varies based on an individual’s skills, experience, and the specific needs of the clients. Providing direct client care through established person-centred behaviour often requires patience, empathy, and the ability to provide physical and emotional support.

The work may involve assisting clients with daily activities, implementing care plans, helping support community participation, and promoting independence for people with disabilities. Additionally, the role may require flexibility and the capacity to handle challenging behaviors.

This kind of work is not for everyone. However, for someone truly empathetic and willing to make sacrifices, it is equally rewarding.

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