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  • On Campus
    CHC43115

    Certificate IV in Disability

    Gain the skills and confidence to provide the right support and care to those living with a disability when you get qualified with a with a Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115) from MCIE.

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  • On Campus
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

    Give your career in community services or aged care a kick-start with this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) (CHC33015) led by MCIE. 

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  • On Campus
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

    Discover a rewarding new career in aged care with this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) from All Heath Training. 

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  • On Campus
    CHC43015

    Certificate IV in Ageing Support

    Give back to the community with a Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) from All Health Training. 

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  • On Campus
    CHC43115

    Certificate IV in Disability

    Support and empower people with a disability when you get qualified with a Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115) from All Health Training. 

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  • Online
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability) (QLD Only)

    Capitalise on an industry with great career opportunities by applying for Sarina Russo Institute Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability) CHC33015 course. Our interactive course gives job seekers a qualification and entry into an industry rich with career opportunities and pathways.

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  • Workplace, Traineeship, Classroom
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

    If you’re a caring individual who would like to provide the ageing community with personal, physical and emotional support, consider enrolling in Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) by Kirana Colleges

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  • Workplace, Classroom
    CHC33015

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

    If you want to make a difference to people’s lives, choose a career in disability care. With the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) there will be a growing demand for disability workers over the next five years, giving people like you a chance to make an impact on individuals who need it most. the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) is a perfect place to get started! 

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  • Online
    CHC33015

    Certificate III In Individual Support

    This Certificate III In Individual Support (CHC33015 ) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to aging, disability or some other reason. 

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  • Online
    CHC33015

    Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing)

    This Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to aging, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. 

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  • Online
    CHC33015

    Certificate III In Individual Support (Disability)

    This Certificate III In Individual Support (Disability) (CHC33015) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualized plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to aging, disability or some other reason. 

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Overview

Want to help people with disability to live their fullest life?  Here’s the lowdown:

Disability can be very diverse in people. It can range from something less limiting such as an inability to walk for very long such as a limb amputee through to severe disability caused by limited brain function.  So as you can see your work will vary greatly and present different challenges depending on your client.

A typical entry-level position in Disability would involve working as a Disability Care Worker, or some other similar role.  In this role, your duties can range from taking care of your clients by helping them with everyday living. Such as shopping, bathing, taking your client out on fun trips and to appointments, it will also involve personal care and the provision of emotional support.  The exact nature of your work will depend on the disability your client has, and the position you hold.

Other positions may involve assessment work predominantly.

You’ll need to be kind and patient above all, respectful of others, discreet and gentle but strong enough to help your clients.  Being organised and able to notice and either report or resolve problems will be highly beneficial.

Job Opportunities

Can you make a career out of helping others?  Check these facts out ;

  • Dental Assistants work in most parts of Australia.

  • The majority work in Health Care and Social Assistance.

  • Opportunities for part-time work are common.

  • Average earnings for full-time workers are around AU $41,000 to $62,000 per annum (depending upon location and experience).

Types of Courses

A Certificate II or III or at least one year's relevant experience is usually required to enter into a career in Disability.

Short Courses:

Short courses related to being a Disability are a great way to find out more about what such a career is about.  You can also enjoy related topics to help you build on your knowledge or enhance your opportunities get that job.

Short Courses can last around 3 to 7 weeks and can focus in on a variety of niche topics.

Certificate II Course:

A Certificate II course in Disability or Individual Care will start to build on your knowledge and is required so that you can progress onto Certificate III courses.

Certificate III Courses:  

Certificate III courses in Disability or Individual Care usually, last around eight months and do require work experience to pass.  You’ll learn everything you need to know about Disability and individual care so that you can work safely and professionally. When you graduate, you’ll be fully qualified to work as a Disability Care Worker.

Career Outcomes

A career in disability shouldn’t be limiting, and it’s not! Here are the types of positions you can expect to find;

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Development Officer
  • Disability Coordinator
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Care Worker
  • In-Home Respite Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Aged Care Worker
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Program Coordinator
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Day Activity Worker
  • Care Supervisor
  • Hostel Supervisor
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Disability Officer – Day Support
  • Social Trainer
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Family Support Worker
  • Care Service Employee
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Client Assistant
  • Field Officer (Community Services)
  • Transport Support Worker
  • Planned Activity Assistant
  • Residential Aide
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Care Assistant
  • Community House Worker
  • In Home Respite Worker
  • Nurse\'s Aide
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • Nurse's Aide
  • Disability Service Officer
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • Support Service Worker
  • Therapy Assistant
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