Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) (QLD only)

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Collaboration Learning
  • Awarded by

    Collaboration Learning (RTO: 52247)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Payment planQLD Certificate 3 Guarantee SubsidyUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Community Worker | Disabilities Services Officer | Disability Support Worker | Community Care Worker | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    NOTE: This course is only open to residents of Queensland, Australia.

    If you are a naturally compassionate person who is looking to start a fulfilling career based on helping disadvantaged people in your community, then this CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) qualification from Collaboration Learning could be just the thing you're looking for. The need for qualified individual support professionals is on the rise in Australia, so this could be a great choice if you're looking for a rewarding and stable career.

    This contemporary course will teach you all you need to know to get you started in this field, and by teaching you crucial skills such as how to facilitate empowerment of people with disability, how to follow established person-centred behaviour supports, how to support independence and well-being and how to communicate and work in health or community services, it will give you a strong basis to become an effective and personable disability support professional.

    This course also entails a practical component that will see you spend time in an approved care facility, where you'll get to gain real world experience that will see you ready to hit the ground running once you commence employment in this field.

    Government Funding available for eligible QLD residents through C3G Subsidy. Enquire for more info.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although it is preferred that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent.

    Students will be required to provide a current National Police Check certificate prior to commencing work.

  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) qualification from Collaboration Learning, you may study the following subjects:

    • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
    • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
    • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
    • CHCCCS031 - Provide individualised support
    • CHCCCS038 - Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
    • CHCCCS040 - Support independence and wellbeing
    • CHCCCS041 - Recognise healthy body systems
    • CHCDIS011 - Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
    • CHCDIS012 - Support community participation and social inclusion
    • CHCDIS020 - Work effectively in disability support
    • CHCCCS001 - Address the needs of people with chronic disease
    • CHCCCS044 - Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
    • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues


  • Why Collaboration Learning?

    Collaboration Learning (RTO 52247) is one of Queensland’s premier government-registered vocational education and training providers. Since their inception in 2010, Collaboration Learning has helped thousands of students of all ages commence or change their careers through providing them with modern qualifications based on current industry needs. They currently offer courses in the fields of business leadership and management, aged care, child care, community services, disability support, retail and supply chain operations.

    Collaboration Learning offers modern and well-equipped training facilities in their student CollabHub in Caboolture, with the second facility opening in early 2023 in Browns Plains. Their facilities offer a welcoming and professional learning environment where students learn from highly experienced trainers who bring to the table many years of experience within their industries.

    Students are provided maximum support from Collaboration Learning’s student support team and their trainers are committed to effectively guiding students through every step of their learning journey in order to ensure that each student receives the best value from their chosen course in terms of their personal and professional development, and are fully job-ready on completion of their course.

  • Campus locations

    This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

    You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) qualification from Collaboration Learning.

    You will have all the required skills and knowledge to successfully commence working in one of many disability care roles available nationally.


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  • Let's talk price

    This course is subsidised by the Queensland Government's Certificate 3 Guarantee (C3G) Subsidy, and eligible students can enrol in the course for as little as $99 ($49 concession).

    Students who are ineligible for the C3G Subsidy can pay their fees upfront or take advantage of Collaboration Learning's easy payment plan.

    Enquire now to see if you're eligible for the government funded C3G Subsidy or to learn about the course fee structure.

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