Certificate III in Individual Support Disability Specialisation

CHC33021

 
"Supporting people with disability to get access to the good things of life" 
 

DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE? Register your interest in our September 2023 Intake today! 

This course is ideal for those who want to deepen their skills and develop their career in the disability sector by gaining the latest nationally accredited qualification 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

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • 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.

 
People with lived experience of disability will be involved in the design, delivery and oversight of the training and assessment strategies.


CORE UNITS

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


DISABILITY SPECIALISATION & OTHER ELECTIVE UNITS

CHCDIS011 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS012 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS020 Work effectively in disability support
CHCCCS044 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCCCS036 Support relationships with carer and family
HLTAID011 Provide first aid


COURSE COST & PAYMENT:
Full Fee: $3,200 (GST Free)

A deposit of 20% is required to before commencement of the course. Individual payment plans are available.
 
VENUE:
This course will be held at: Level 2, 43 Peel Street South Brisbane Qld 4101
 
STUDY MODE:

Weekly face-to-face workshops

On-the-job practical experience in a workplace

DURATION: 
50 weeks (12 months)

COURSE DELIVERY:
The qualification is delivered over 50 weeks (12 months) 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

 
Students can complete the assessments and practical skills 
workbook in their current workplace, or CTO can organise placements for students who are not currently working in industry.

 
Minimum course numbers are required for courses to go ahead.
 
PRE-ENROLMENT PROCESS:
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.
 
STEP 1:
Once interviews have been conducted, accepted students will then progress to the final stage of their enrolment.
 
STEP 2:
Complete and submit an Expression of Interest online Pre-Enrolment Form.
 
STEP 3:
Undertake Pre-Enrolment Interview with a CTO Team Member.
Accepted students complete final stage of their enrolment form and deposit payment.
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
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.

FIND OUT MORE: 
Crucial Training Options are currently taking expressions of interest for the up-and-coming September enrolment intake.
 
Please contact admin@cto.qld.edu.au or 0476 599 263 for information.

 

Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
September 2023 Cert III Intake 01/09/2023 16/08/2024 $3,200.00