CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Gain an online Australian Nationally Recognised Qualification
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Students will be required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of practical placement.



Intakes are rolling so you can start any time and as a GC Institute student, you will have access to our online portal to complete your studies online. Sometimes life gets in the way and online study provides the perfect solution to manage your work, life, and study. You have FLEXIBILITY when studying online.

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process through which the experience, skills and knowledge that you already have can be converted to a nationally recognised qualification. RPL means that you don’t have to sit in a classroom and learn about things that you already know.



GC Institute is proud to be a Nationally Recognised Training provider. For RPL, the assessment will be in alignment with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) who are the regulatory body for the Vocational Education Training (VET) sector.

Study for only $45 per week

Interest-free with a $250 a deposit including all materials.

*Weekly payments are $45 per week for 50 weeks after a $250 deposit. Direct debit or dishonour fees may apply.

Apply below or contact us now.

There are no formal pre-requisites for entry into the course, however, students must have access to an aged care, home and
community, disability or community service organisation that offers the full range of services required to complete the work
placement component of their course.
Students must also be able to:

  • Provide a National Police Check
  • Provide a Working with Children Check (only if required by the workplace)
  • Provide a Yellow Card (Queensland) or equivalent in your State (only if required by the workplace)

Students complete an English skills self-assessment before they start their course. In addition, if evidence of insufficient literacy/
numeracy ability to undertake the course is evident throughout the enrolment process, the Institute may request the student to
undertake an LLN diagnostic test and/or refer the student to a specialist LLN support agency.

The qualification is delivered Online over a maximum of 12 months. Intakes are rolling.

Online and RPL (with gap training if required). Students are advised of the training and assessment requirements by their trainer/
assessor prior to commencement.

The student will be required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of direct support work in an aged care, home and community, disability or community service organisation that offers the full range of services required to complete their course. It is ultimately the student’s obligation to find practical placement in their field of study. Most students will already be working in the industry, however, if you are not working and experiencing difficulty, the Institute can assist. Call us to discuss.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is “the acknowledgement of the skills and knowledge” that you have already gained through previous work, studies, and life experiences that relate to this qualification. If you are granted recognition in a unit/s of competency, you do not have to re-study that unit. If you think you may be eligible to apply for RPL because of your previous work, study and life experiences, please contact the Institute to access your RPL kit.

Online: $2,500
(course materials included)
Payment and instalment options are available. Please contact us for further information.

Why Study at GC Institute?

Our mission here at GC Institute has always been to provide superior and exceptional training to our students whilst preparing them in the best possible way for life after study. We work closely with our students and host employers in a professional manner.

We boast highly qualified, industry experienced and passionate trainers and assessors as well as administration staff who all believe in the same vision and goal which is to support our students in the best possible way and to the highest standard.

If you are looking for a career change, want to head in a different direction in life, create yourself a pathway to university, or upskill in your current profession then please get in touch with us.


There are 13 units (7 core, 6 elective)
required for this qualification:

Unit CodeTitleCore / Elective
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresE
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careC
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyC
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilityE
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesC
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleC
CHCCCS015Provide individualised supportC
CHCCCS023Support independence and well beingC
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsC
CHCCCS025Support relationships with carers and familiesE
CHCDIS001Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approachE
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supportsE
CHCDIS003Support community participation and social inclusionE

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