Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Aged disabled male being helped by male support worker.
Start a career where you get to care for others — FEE FREE!

This course will set you up to be job ready for a career in disability support. This is a highly rewarding area of work, and it offers a fantastic range of job and career opportunities.

You'll gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the disability support industry, caring for and enabling people with disability to maintain their independence. Care can take place in the home or community, a specialised facility, or assisted living.

What a great way to start a rewarding career!

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
Existing worker traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Education and Community Services
National course code: CHC33021 | WA State ID: AE05

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

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If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Do you have a passion for helping people and want to build a career around the commitment of supporting people with disability? This course will give you job ready skills to become a professional disability care worker.

This is your chance to make a real difference in your role, supporting and empowering people with disability to reach their full potential and become more independent, whilst improving overall quality of life of your clients through your working relationship and supporting their participation in the community.

Study in specialised facilities

SM TAFE campuses have training facilities which simulate real-life workplace settings and students can gain hands-on practice developing skills to be workforce ready, using industry specific equipment and following safe work practices. Our Rockingham campus has a state-of-the art purpose-built learning facility for disability home care and aged care, with dedicated areas that emulate rooms in a modified residence or aged care facility.

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

Are you ready to make a difference in someone’s life? Discover your rewarding career in the Disability Sector and learn from our industry experts to obtain the qualification to undertake roles such as Disability Residential Support Worker, Home Care Disability Support Worker, or a Care Support Officer. Get the job ready skills required to provide person-centred support to those who may need extra help in their lives. Enrol today to get started in a Certificate III in Individual Support at Insight Training and kickstart your career! This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today and well into the future. Our classroom delivery is available in Joondalup, Morley and Rockingham. If you currently work in this area you can undertake a traineeship with your employer. Contact us today to find out more on 1300 046 744 

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