Certificate III in Individual Support(Disability) reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centered support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.
Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. To achieve Certificate III in Individual Support(Disability), the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of vocational placement.
There are 13 units of study in this qualification covering topics such as:
- Providing individualised support
- Following legal and ethical frameworks
- Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
- Assisting with health and safety