Individual Support - Disability Skill Set (CHCSS00098)

This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services sector who wish to develop skills in providing person centred support to people with a disability. If you are currently working in the industry, this skill set will provide the additional skills and knowledge you need to enter supervisory roles and provide care to individuals with complex requirements.

Core Units

  • CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with supporting the ongoing skill development of a person with disability. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan and using a positive, strengths-based approach. This unit applies to individuals who work with people with disability in a range of community services and health contexts. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement behaviour support strategies outlined in an individualised behaviour support plan for a person with disability. This unit applies to workers in varied disability services contexts. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with supporting people with disability in community participation and social inclusion using a person-centred approach. This involves enabling people to make choices to maximise their participation in various community settings, functions and activities to enhance psychosocial well-being and lifestyle in accordance with the person’s needs and preferences. This unit applies to workers in varied disability services contexts. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate the empowerment of people with disability to deliver rights based services using a person-centred approach. It should be carried out in conjunction with individualised plans. This unit applies to workers in varied disability contexts.

Delivery & What You Will Get

  • Online learning including theory, simulated and practical assessment
  • Self-paced learning with workbooks including theory, simulated and practical assessment
  • Scheduled structured workshops available to book in depending on student numbers
  • Available to start throughout the year
  • Dedicated trainers with industry experience who are passionate about the industry
  • Access to trainer via Email, Phone and in person
  • Professionally presented reference materials to assist students in developing their knowledge of the units
  • More career opportunities and up-skilling and productivity gains
  • Nationally recognised qualification upon successful completion of the course
  • This skill set contains practical elements that need to be completed in the workplace.

Skill Set Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field

or

  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process.

Course Requirements

  • Be able to read and write basic English
  • Complete a language, literacy & numeracy assessment (LLN)
  • Minimum 18 years of age (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Provide two forms of identification