This qualification addresses work in the community and/or residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organization guidelines and service plans.

These workers

  • Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people with a disability
  • Carry out activities related to an individualize plan
  • Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.
Occupational Titles may Include
Accommodation support workerPersonal care worker
Field officerCommunity support worker
Assistant in nursing *Residential aide
Home care assistantDisability service officer
Care assistantResidential care officer
In-home respite care workerDisability support officer
Client assistantResidential care support worker
Nursing assistant *Disability support worker
Community access coordinatorSchool support officer (working with children with disabilities)
Personal care assistantFamily support worker
Community care workerSupport worker
Personal care giverCommunity house worker

* Not relevant in some jurisdictions

Course details and Units

Certificate III in Individual SupportĀ (CHC33015) requires students to complete 13 units to receive the qualification.

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