Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)


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  • Duration

    6 months

  • Study Mode

    Face to face plus 120 hours of o hands-on experience in work placement.
    Workplace training options available

  • Location


    Would you prefer another location?


You will make a real difference to the lives of people with a disability by giving them the care, support and attention they need. This Certificate III qualification will ensure you know how to do the work. Secure work in disability support within the growing disability sector with this qualification, or combine it with a Certificate IV in Disability to develop more skills and career opportunities.


You start with a short module, Success4U, that helps you prepare for your course and make the most of it.

The course gives you the practical skills to support people, and some theory of person-centred support. It covers:

  • Certificate in First Aid
  • How to provide safe person-centred support, including medication
  • How to support and promote wellbeing and independence, participation and inclusion
  • Work legally and ethically, including policies and procedures for infection control
  • Work and communicate with diverse people, including carers, families and co-workers

The course includes 120 hours of hands-on experience.

Your Career

  • Find work in disability support
  • Continue with a Certificate IV in Disability. Some units are the same, so you can finish this course faster. It gives you even more employment opportunities.
  • Continue to an advanced Certificate



  • Working with Children Check
  • Police Check
  • Full COVID19 vaccination as well as possible industry required vaccinations e.g. Influenza.


  • Government funded concession fee $0
  • Government funded full fee $0
  • Fee for service fee $3,910

You may qualify for The Victorian Skills First funding if you do not have a post-school qualification.

Talk to us today to find out if you are eligible for funding.


The course is delivered two days per week in the classroom, virtual classroom or at your workplace. Times are 9:30 to 15:00 for the class, but these hours are flexible to your needs. Your work placement is 120 hours, at times you agree with the facility.

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Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. Individuals with a disability are encouraged to access government subsidised training.