Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to attend a Pre-Enrolment Consultation session to ensure students are fully aware of the required course information and can make an informed decision.
CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) reflects the role of individuals in the community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.
These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. 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.
Successful completion of Australian Year 10 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
Students must be 18 years old and above.
A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.
Once the units of competency required in the training package for this qualification have been successfully completed, the student will be issued with CHC33021 – Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) and an academic transcript of all completed units within 30 calendar days. Students who successfully complete individual units of competency within the qualification, but not the qualification in its entirety will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment. This document contains a record of all completed units and will be available to students by the end of their course.
AVTA does not guarantee that:
|Core Unit Code||Core Unit Title|
|*CHCCCS031||Provide individualised support|
|*CHCCCS038||Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support|
|*CHCCCS040||Support independence and wellbeing|
|CHCCCS041||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|*HLTINF006||Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control|
|*HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|*CHCDIS011||Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach|
|CHCDIS012||Support community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS020||Work effectively in disability support|
|*HLTAID011||Provide First Aid|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCCCS044||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
The above selected elective units may be substituted for any of the approved elective units from the training package, that meet with the packaging rules for this qualification as mentioned above.
* The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
Vocational placement is an essential component of this qualification. Vocational placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.
To achieve this qualification, students will be required to complete at least 120 hours of unpaid vocational placement.
The College organises student placement. Students will be required to complete given logbook and workplace diary during their placement hours.
All students must be willing to undertake placement in a disability care facility. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.
Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
Before commencing vocational placement:
Students will be required to complete HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid. This unit is an elective within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to placement.
Students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
|Offshore International Students||This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.|
|Onshore International Students||1. This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.|
2. As part of visa renewal process, students are required to undergo health examination
Senior Personal Care Assistant
Accommodation Support Worker
Residential Support Worker
Community Access Coordinator
Community Care Worker
Community House Worker
Residential Care Worker
Food Services Deliverer
Transport Support Worker
In Home Respite Worker
Disability Service Officer
School Support Officer (Disability)
Family Support Worker
Care Service Employee
Planned Activity Assistant
Field Officer (Community Services)
Home Care Assistant
Completion of an AVTA qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.