DISABILITY SUPPORT COURSE BRISBANE

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) serves as a pathway into Brisbane’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 Brisbane. 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 Brisbane 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)

BRISBANE TRAINING VENUE

Level 1, 345 Ann Street,
Brisbane, QLD, 4000

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)

BRISBANE TRAINING VENUE

Level 1, 345 Ann Street,
Brisbane, QLD, 4000

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

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) teaches practical skills to assist clients, including medication management, socialisation, relationship building, legal responsibilities, human rights, infection control, and grief support. The course prioritises important information, with clear and simple language in the active voice.

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 BRISBANE 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 Brisbane Disability Support Course.

LocationCourse TitleInfoPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
BRISBANE CITY, QLD
Brisbane CBD Ann Street
Disability Support Course Brisbane - Disability Support Course Brisbane

Brisbane CBD Ann Street
Level 1, 345 ANN STREET
BRISBANE CITY 4000
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 Brisbane.

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) in Brisbane.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our Brisbane disability course offers a blended learning approach with self-paced online modules, typically taking 3 to 12 months for completion. For international students, the course duration is approximately 26 weeks.

The cost of disability courses in Brisbane typically starts from $599 AUD for domestic students. International students can expect pricing starting from $4,500 AUD, with variations based on individual circumstances.

Disability support worker salaries in Brisbane vary depending on factors such as qualifications, experience, and location, with the average hourly rate sitting at around $36 per hour.

Yes, you can enrol in the disability support worker course in Brisbane without holding a visa initially. However, you must obtain a valid visa before commencing your studies.

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.

Becoming a disability support worker in QLD starts with obtaining a recognised qualification such as the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability). This comprehensive course covers essential topics to prepare you for a rewarding career in disability support.

From there, 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 community services. Your work placement provider may be able to offer you further 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 Brisbane, aspiring disability support workers need qualifications such as the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), which offers essential training for entry into the field.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) in Brisbane provides foundational knowledge and skills for entry-level roles, while Certificate IV in Disability offers advanced training suitable for supervisory positions. At this time, Skills Training College does not offer Certificate IV.

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.

The responsibilities of a disability support worker are vast and varied. Their specific duties will depend on their employer, the legal and ethical frameworks their organisation, and how much responsibility they’ve been assigned within their disability support work context.

Generally speaking, a disability support worker assists patients living with disability with their daily tasks, such as dressing, grooming, and eating. Through established, person-centred behaviour, they provide direct client care which supports their patients’ physical and emotional wellbeing, and help them manage the symptoms and challenges associated with their disability, such as the need to apply basic infection prevention and control principles.

Yes, you can pursue a dual qualification in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) in Brisbane. This allows you to gain expertise in both aged care and disability support, enhancing your career prospects.

Successful disability support workers in Brisbane exhibit qualities such as empathy, communication skills, adaptability, and a genuine desire to help others.

Completing the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) in Brisbane qualifies you to work as an NDIS provider, enabling you to support individuals under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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