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1 year



Training Provider


Potential Employment Opportunities

Occupations may include, Accommodation Support Worker (Disability) or Respite Care Worker.


120 hrs

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015


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 ageing, 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.

As Australia’s population continues to age, more citizens will require support to help them in their daily life. Students are required to complete 120 hours of practical placement throughout their studies. Many graduates from Certificate III in Disability have gained employment at the facilities they undertook their work placement.

If you are looking for a rewarding career, a Certificate III in Disability will ensure you are on the right path to helping others who need it most. Get in touch with us to discuss your study options with a Certificate III in Disability.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:

  • Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and a Pre-Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of the registered Training Organisation and be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must have good word processing and email skills as well as the ability to download and upload documents and information.
  • Complete the application & enrolment documentation, provide proof of Australian residency, photo ID or alternatively, a birth certificate or current Passport.
  • Be willing to source and complete practical placement.

Practical Placement

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of practical work placement. Students are required to undertake supervised practical placement in a relevant disability services setting. Evidence provided by the supervisor will contribute to assessment of the candidate’s ability to work at this level. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however ITHEA will provide the relevant Host employment documents to the student for this purpose.

Students must have a current National Police Check and a Working with Children Check prior to attending placement. Proof of immunisation may also be requested by the host employer.


Students have the flexibility of choosing online delivery. Assessment methods allow for the gathering of sufficient quality evidence about the student’s performance. Methods used include question and answer, observation/demonstration, case study and projects.


Students can go into a range of employment options. Occupations may include, Accommodation Support Worker (Disability) or Respite Care Worker.



If you have any questions about the course, please Contact Us

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