CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support Disability

Are you interested in a rewarding career where you can contribute positively to someone’s life? Where you can feel part of something that really makes a difference? Individual Support Disability may be just what you are looking for!


By working in one of the largest growing industries in Australia you will assist in providing a range of services aimed at improving the quality of life for people living with disabilities.

ATEC are a highly regarded training organisation in South Australia that offer training in a friendly and supportive environment.


Please call 1300 112 832 for further information. 


Course Duration

Minimum of 14 weeks plus a minimum of 120 hours Vocational Work Placement in an approved disability support / community environment.


Course Fees – Subsidy eligible students

Concession Fee = $455 p/p 

Non-concession = $525 p/p 


Course Fees - Full Fee paying students

1 specialisation (Disability) = $2,300


NB: Full Fee paying students are required to pay a deposit with the balance of fees due prior to completion of training. Alternatively payment by direct debit can be arranged, a deposit is also required for this option.


Fees include:

  • Work shirt;
  • Textbook; and
  • Tuition Fees.


Subsidised Training

This course may be subsidised by the Government of South Australia for eligible students. Visit for eligibility criteria.

If eligible for subsidised training, learners will be required to co-contribution other towards tuition fees and incidentals such as text books

Course Admission Requirements / pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for entry into this course however applicants will be required to attend an interview and undertake a basic skills assessment.

In order to undertake the mandatory 120 hour vocational placement, learners will need to obtain a National Police Clearance relevant for working in.


Employment Outcomes

Certificate courses aim to provide training at the operative level to equip students with selected practical, technical and theoretical skills in individual support as well some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices requires to provide person-centred support. Obtaining this qualification may enhance your employment opportunities. 

NB: Completion of this course does not guarantee an employment outcome. 

Skills Covered



Provide individualised support


Support independence and well being


Communicate and work in health or community services


Work with diverse people


Work legally and ethically


Recognise healthy body systems


Follow safe work practices for direct client care


Elective units


Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach


Follow established person-centred behaviour supports


Support community participation and social inclusion


Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability


Respond to suspected abuse


Support relationships with carers and families



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. 


Students who successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a

Record of Results and CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support –Disability.

Students who do not complete all the units of competency within this course will receive a Statement of Attainment for those units of competency that have been successfully achieved.


Delivery Locations

  • Port Adelaide Campus - 12 Todd Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015
  • Lonsdale Campus - 5 Refinery Road, Lonsdale SA 5160

How to Apply
Applications and enquiries can be made:

  • online by clicking the 'Enquire Now' button below;
  • through your Employment Service Provider;
  • by email at; or
  • by calling ATEC on 1300 112 832 and asking to be transferred to either the Port Adelaide or Lonsdale Campus.

Pre-enrolment Information

Important information for prospective students in regards to ATEC policies can be found here 


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Course Dates

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275 Grand Junction Road, Ottoway, South Australia 5013


5 Refinery Road, Lonsdale, South Australia 5160

Port Adelaide

12 Todd Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015