DISABILITY SPECIALISATION

The Certificate III in Individual Support includes a Disability support specialisation, which can be completed as part of the qualification. Students who are enrolled in, or have recently completed, CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support with Asian Pacific Institute can complete FOUR additional units of competency to achieve this specialisation.

In addition to vocational placement undertaken in an aged care facility, placement in a disability support service will also be required. The total number of hours across the two placements must be at least 120 hours. All placements are arranged by API.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY TO ACHIEVE SPECIALISATION

 Unit Code  Unit Title
 CHCDIS001  Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
 CHCDIS002  Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
 CHCDIS003  Support community participation and social inclusion
 CHCDIS007  Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

For further information, please speak with API Administration on 07 3257 1868 (option 2).

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