COVID-19 updates
Home | Sub Study Area | Disability Services

Disability Services

Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

 Make a difference in people's lives. 

When you complete a Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)  you will gain the skills and knowledge to provide direct care to clients who require support due to ageing, disability, ill health or other reasons. 

This course requires students to complete compulsory work placement. 

 

Entrance Requirements

Course requirements

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

 

Additional Requirements 

Students must be physically fit to perform physical duties associated with providing personal care and domestic support including but not limited to:

  • Be on your feet for long periods of time
  • Manual handling such as transporting  clients in wheel chairs, moving equipment and helping clients in and out of vehicles 
  • Assist with domestic duties such as  cleaning 
Course requirements

A work placement must be undertaken as part of this course. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of direct support work in a relevant organisation. 

Students must provide a WA National Police Clearance, gained no earlier than 3 months prior to going on work placement

Students may be asked to provide a Working with Children’s check depending on the placement agencies requirements.

Students may be asked to provide a medical clearance to support your application.

  • Students may be asked to provide evidence of immunisation status and may be required to have additional immunisations depending on the placement agencies requirements.
How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Available all year round, 2021

Northam Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How Flexible delivery
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

Are you passionate in helping people with disability live an independent life? 

When you complete a Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you will gain the skills and knowledge to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people with a disability.

Upon successful completion you may find work in a variety of settings such as residential, individual support, employment, recreational/day support, advocacy and case management.

This course includes a compulsory work placement.  

 

Entrance Requirements

Course requirements

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

 

Additional Requirements

Students must be physically fit to perform physical duties associated with providing personal care and domestic support including but not limited to:

  • Be on your feet for long periods of time
  • Manual handling such as transporting  clients in wheel chairs, moving equipment and helping clients in and out of vehicles 
  • Assist with domestic duties such as  cleaning 
Course requirements

A work placement must be undertaken as part of this course. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of direct support work in a disability service organisation. 

Students must provide a WA National Police Clearance, gained no earlier than 3 months prior to going on work placement, and must provide lecturer with a certified photocopy. 

Students may be asked to provide a Working with Children’s check depending on the placement agencies requirements.

Students may be asked to provide a medical clearance to support your application.

  • Students may be asked to provide evidence of immunisation status and may be required to have additional immunisations depending on the placement agencies requirements.
How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Available all year round, 2021

Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Flexible
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Northam Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Flexible
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Provide Individual Support Skill Set

State ID: AE144

Your first step to a caring career.

Many individuals require support services to help them live an independent and fulfilling life — including people with physical or intellectual disability, older people, and vulnerable members of the community.

This is highly rewarding work, but employers look for people who are job ready with basic skills and knowledge for entry level roles in one-on-one or group support settings, or for administrative role in a care facility. With the Provide Individual Support skill set, that will be you! 

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Work in Community Care Skill Set

State ID: AE143

There's many job opportunities in the field of community care, which includes health care support and specialist areas such as social support. 

The Work in Community Care skill set will give you a great starting point to get into the industry, as it covers important areas such as first aid, communicating with diverse people, and customer service in a community care setting.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set

State ID: AE161

Ensure you can provide the best care for your clients. Up-skill in infection prevention and control. 

 

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Current employment or work placement in the aged care or disability sector. 

Must be 18 years of age or older.

Important information

Upcoming course dates

Geraldton campus

16 October - 20 November | 1 day p/wk for 6 wks | Fridays | includes workplace assessment

 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Semester 1, 2021

Geraldton Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - 3 May to 26 June

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Geraldton Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - 8 February to 1 April

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Northam Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - Term 1

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Northam Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Northam Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - Term 2

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Northam Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.

Semester 2, 2021

Geraldton Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - 2 August to 17 September

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Geraldton Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - 25 October to 10 December

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Geraldton Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Northam Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - Term 3

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Northam Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.
Northam Campus - COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set - Term 4

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 week/s
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Northam Campus
How Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Online Learning
Skill set
Enrol now
Ready to get started? You can enrol now and study online with us.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Provide Individual Support Skill Set (Fee Free)

State ID: AE156

Your first step to a caring career.

Many individuals require support services to help them live an independent and fulfilling life — including people with physical or intellectual disability, older people, and vulnerable members of the community.

This is highly rewarding work, but employers look for people who are job ready with basic skills and knowledge for entry level roles in one-on-one or group support settings, or for administrative role in a care facility. With the Provide Individual Support skill set, that will be you! 

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Important information

Upcoming course dates

Geraldton Campus

14 October - 11 December | 3 days p/wk for 9 wks | Wed, Thurs & Fri | includes workplace assessment

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Work in Community Care Skill Set (Fee Free)

State ID: AE155

There's many job opportunities in the field of community care, which includes health care support and specialist areas such as social support. 

The Work in Community Care skill set will give you a great starting point to get into the industry, as it covers important areas such as first aid, communicating with diverse people, and customer service in a community care setting.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

State ID: AE116

Start your career in the community care industry.

Learn to care for others in an era of COVID-19 infection control. Gain the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles and purposes within the aged care and disability support sectors. 

Course content

The below nationally recognised units of compentency are included in this course:

Entrance Requirements

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Current employment or work placement in the aged care or disability sector. 

Must be 18 years of age or older.

Important information

Course Dates: Each campus will hold one course/workshop each month. You can enrol via the link below beside your local campus.

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Infection control Skill Set

State ID: AE112

Keep yourself and clients safe.

This skill set has been designed for the healthcare sector; specifically for those working in aged care or disability support. Health and community care workers have gone above and beyond to support and care for those that are most vulnerable in our community, and with this skill set they can continue to confidently provide the best care for clients and keep both them and themselves safe from the risks of infections.

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Current employment or work placement in any sector.

Must be 18 years of age or older.

Important information

Course Dates

Each campus will hold one course/workshop each month. You can enrol via the link below beside your local campus.

Course Duration

As part of this course students will complete:

  • Course pre-reading requirements
  • 1 day workshop on campus
  • Workplace assessment - The lecturer will visit the student at their workplace at an agreed date/time.  
How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Provide First Aid - 2 Day Skill Set

State ID: KAA61

Be prepared for an emergency

Gain the knowledge and practical skills to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help.

This course is suited to any individual who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations including community and workplace settings. 

This course will cover:

How to apply

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Pages