Kickstart your career with a Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015

Start your career in care today and join one of Australia’s fastest growing industries.

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015 is a nationally recognised qualification providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to gain entry level employment in a range of care and support roles.

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) is made up of 13 units including 7 core units and 6 elective units. During your course you will be provided with;

  • Work Placement
  • National Police Check *Satisfactory results of a National Police Check is required for work placement.

STEPS’ specialist trainers will provide language, literacy and numeracy support, and other learning support to assist students in successfully completing their studies.

Note: *Students are responsible for any transport required for job placement.

Locations: Bundaberg, Cairns and Noosa

Career Outcomes:

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) will provide you with the qualifications to help you start an exciting career in care. Employment opportunities may include work in the following areas;

  • Disability Sector
  • Home and Community Care
  • Respite Care
  • Personal Care
  • and a range of other care and assistive roles


STEPS Education and Training offer training solutions that meet real local market needs. Our courses are designed in consultation with local employers to improve our students’ employment opportunities and on the job skills.

Our highly qualified trainers bring hands on industry experience to their role allowing you to feel confident that you are gaining the best workplace preparation possible.


Speak to your local STEPS office to find out which funding options may be available for you.

In some locations, this training is offered FREE to eligible participants through the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program. Speak with your Job Active or STEPS office about your eligibility.

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

In other locations, course fees vary depending on eligibility under the Queensland Government’s Certificate 3 Guarantee program.  Find more information about the Certificate 3 Guarantee or visit the Queensland Government Student Fact Sheet

Recent year 12 graduates may be eligible for full funding.  For full details on Certificate 3 Guarantee eligibility click here

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Full fee paying student: 

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Eligible Students: 

$399 (full co-contribution fee)
$30.70 (per unit)

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Eligible Concessional Students: 

$300 (full co-contribution fee)
$23.05 (per unit)


Payments can be made in full or by a weekly payment plan.

For weekly plans a $150 non refundable deposit must be paid prior to course commencement followed by weekly instalments. Certification will not be issued until fees are paid in full.

Prior Learning Recognition

You may be eligible for credit towards your qualification based on previous workplace skills or study. Contact us to find out if you are eligible at

Don’t miss out – Enrol today!

If you’d like to learn more about studying a Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), or to secure your place, call your local STEPS office today:

Bundaberg 07 4150 1900

Cairns 07 4034 5400

Noosa 07 5436 6000

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