Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

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Commencing August 2023

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Qualified workers in health, aged care and disability care are in high demand. This course is suitable for people with no previous experience, as well as those who work in a related field and want to formalise their existing skills to provide person-centred support to care for people with a disability.
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.
Crucial Training Options (CTO) training is designed for people who wish to work ‘one person at a time’ and who care deeply about the quality of the support they provide.
People with lived experience of disability will be involved in the design, delivery and oversight of the training and assessment strategies

»  Starts August 2023
»  50 Weeks (12 Months)
»  Weekly face to face workshops
»  On the job practical experience in the workplace


»  Learn how to empower people with a disability by supporting and encouraging social inclusion and community participation.
»  Provide individualised services in ways that support independence, as well as physical and emotional wellbeing.
»  Work respectfully with all people from a wide range of diverse social and cultural groups and situations.

CTO has a strong practical and values driven industry foundation with two respected and long-standing service providers coming together to form CTO



The qualification is delivered over 50 weeks comprising of
»  4 terms, 50 weeks total
»  7.5 hours of classroom training per week
»  5 hours of self-study homework per week
»  120 hours of work placement 
»  6 weeks of holiday breaks

Practical assessments, portfolio evidence workbook can either be completed in your current workplace or CTO can organise placements within a workplace setting.
Minimum course numbers are required for courses to go ahead.


Core Units
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective Units
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centered behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Upon successful completion of all of the above Units of Competency students will be issued with a Nationally Recognised qualification in:
»  CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)



»   $3,200 (GST Free)


Crucial Training Options will be undertaking pre-enrolment interviews with students. Please submit an expression of interest to the course if you are looking for is a course with ‘real life’, hands on, practical experience, that enables students to be better equipped in the workplace.
Once interviews have been conducted, accepted students will then progress to the final stage of their enrolment.


This course will be held at:
Level 2, 43 Peel Street
South Brisbane Qld 4101


A deposit of 20% of full fee upon acceptance into the course. Individual payment plans are available.


Complete a pre-enrolment interview with one of our CTO team members.
There are no specific entry requirements to this qualification, however experience working with people with a disability and completion of Year 10 or equivalent is highly recommended.

 **Students are required to undertake 120 hours of work placement.**

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on admin@cto.qld.edu.au or phone 0476 599 263.




                 RTO No. 45767





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