DISABILITY SUPPORT COURSE DARWIN

CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) serves as a pathway into Darwin’s growing 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 a range of disabilities.

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 Darwin. 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 Darwin 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)

DARWIN TRAINING VENUE

Level 5, 116 The Esplanade,
Darwin, NT, 0800

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

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

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

Our students acquire a diverse range of knowledge, from assisting clients with medication and fostering social inclusion to building relationships through interpersonal skills 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 DARWIN DISABILITY SUPPORT COURSE TODAY!

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

Enrol in our Darwin disability support worker course and start learning immediately!

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Disability Support Course Darwin - Disability Support Course Darwin

Darwin
Level 5, 116 Esplanade
DARWIN DC 0820
Australia

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

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Getting started in our Darwin Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) course 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:

16+ YEARS OLD

Students must be at least 16 years old. Students under the age of 18 must submit a signed Parental Consent Form before starting their course.

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.

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.

Students are required to pay a $100 non-refundable deposit on enrollment with the balance of the course due at a later date.

Using our convenient, secure online booking platform you can pay for your course today using any Mastercard or Visa credit or debit card. 

Want to learn more?

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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our Darwin disability support worker courses offer 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. This flexibility allows students to progress at their own pace while balancing other commitments. With Darwin’s unique learning environment and diverse student population, our courses cater to various learning styles and preferences.

Becoming a disability support worker in Darwin starts with obtaining a recognised qualification such as Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).

This comprehensive disability course covers essential topics to prepare you for a rewarding career in disability support. Additionally, gaining practical experience through internships or volunteer work can enhance your employability and provide valuable insights into the field.

Our Darwin-based trainers are experienced professionals who offer personalised guidance and support throughout your journey to becoming a disability support worker.

The cost of disability support worker courses in Darwin typically starts from $599 AUD for domestic students.

International students can expect pricing starting from AUD 4,500, with variations based on individual circumstances. 

Yes, you can pursue a dual qualification in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Disability) in Darwin.

This allows you to gain expertise in both aged care and disability support, enhancing your career prospects in the Northern Territory.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) 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 only offers Certificate III in Individual Support. 

In Darwin, aspiring disability support workers need qualifications such as the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), which offers essential training for entry into the field. Additional certifications or endorsements may be required depending on the specific role or employer.

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 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.

Disability support worker salaries in Darwin vary depending on factors such as qualifications, experience, and location, with average earnings ranging from $45,000 to $65,000 AUD per year.

In Darwin’s competitive job market, skilled and experienced disability support workers are in high demand, offering ample opportunities for career advancement and professional development. 

Successful disability support workers in Darwin exhibit qualities such as empathy, communication skills, adaptability, and a genuine desire to help others. With Darwin’s culturally diverse community and unique social dynamics, effective communication and cultural sensitivity are essential traits for building trust and rapport with clients.

Our Darwin-based disability course incorporates practical scenarios and real-world simulations to develop students’ interpersonal skills and cultural competence, ensuring they are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities in the Northern Territory’s disability sector.

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

Darwin’s growing NDIS participant base and increasing demand for disability support services present abundant employment opportunities for qualified professionals. Our Darwin campus offers specialised training and resources to prepare students for the unique requirements and responsibilities of working as NDIS providers in the Northern Territory.

Please note: you may need to meet other requirements from the NDIS before becoming a provider. Please contact the relevant authoritative bodies for more information.

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