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CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support – Disability Specialisation (Expressions of Interest)

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ATA Training welcomes expressions of interest from individuals wishing to enrol in the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support – Disability specialisation.

This specialisation has unique units of competence designed to focus on skills development in empowerment and support of people with disability.

  • CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Recommended skills training for

The CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support – Disability specialisation is a Nationally Recognised Training qualification under Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). This qualification particularly assists those people who may have some exposure in the disability sector or those wishing to move into the disability care industry.

Disability care workers might:

  • carry out activities to maintain personal care
  • carry out activities to support independent living for people with a disability
  • carry out activities related to an individualised client plan, and
  • report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.

Duration, mode of delivery and assessment

We are taking expressions of interest only at this time. Please contact ATA Training for more information.

Course summary

This course will provide students with the knowledge and practical skills required to provide quality care for people with disabilities using supportive and safe practices. This program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to work in the community or care facility under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisational guidelines and service plans.

Units of competency

  • 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
  • CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency

Entry/eligibility requirements

There are no pre-entry study or qualification requirements but you will need to:

  • reside in Western Australia
  • possess suitable English skills (language, literacy and numeracy). For example, you will need the literacy and numeracy skills to be able to read, understand and communicate care requirements on a care plan, and
  • provide a copy of your passport or photo identification.

Prior to undertaking practical placement, you will be required to provide a:

  • National Police Clearance, and
  • vaccination record (optional).

Training and course requirements

Please note in order to achieve your qualification or in the event of partial completion be issued with a Statement of Attainment, all students must be able to meet the following requirements:

  • read all course materials, attend classes, conduct research and study in your own time and complete all theory and practical assessments, and
  • you will need be physically able to perform the tasks required of direct care including manual tasks

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Recognition of Current Competency (RCC)

At time of enrolment for any ATA Training qualifications, you may apply to have your skills and knowledge assessed for RPL.

The ATA Training RPL / RCC process recognises that you may already have undertaken some formal study in the past or possess the skills or knowledge to be assessed without the need to attend a course in full. Awards of Nationally Recognised Training qualifications under VET RPL/RCC relies upon an evidence assessment of competence. Competence is the demonstration of skills and knowledge that you have gained through life and work experiences as well as any training that you have successfully completed and that can be matched against industry performance standards. These standards are called units of competency. Units can be grouped together to form specific industry qualifications.

For more information about this course or expressing your interest please contact ATA Training.

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Qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by ATA Training will be recognised by other Registered Training Organisations nationally and meet the national Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). ATA Training recognises Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations. RTO code: 52359