We deliver this qualification to fulfil the gap for growing demand of care workers who are willing to help the disables to maintain their independence into their home, residential care home and community. On completion of this course, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to provide support and care to the disable clients to ensure their needs are met.

As the course is one step further qualification, it helps develop communication and leadership skills and provides knowledge to plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services for the disable people.

Enrolment Process

As we are domestic RTO, you can either visit our office during office hours or apply online by clicking HERE

Once we receive your enrolment form, you are assessed on language literacy and numeracy to determine if you have the required English reading, writing and numeracy levels. Also, we will fix an interview to have a discussion with you to understand your English speaking skills and identify study goals. In the interview, we will

  • Provide information about course that you are enrolling in detail including
  • Course duration
  • Timetable
  • Police Check and or WWCC requirements
  • Assessment types
  • Work placement requirements
  • Support services
  • Confirm the fees you will have to pay and take payment

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course; however, it is recommended that students:

  • are at least 18 years old
  • have proficient computer skills with internet access and have a valid USI.

Additionally, you need to attend and achieve satisfactory result on language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test and achieve the following ACSF Levels-

Learning – Level 3,
Reading – Level 3,
Writing – Level 3,
Oral Communication – Level 3

Numeracy – Level 3 Students will be required to obtain Australian National Criminal History Check at their own cost. The cost varies where you process the application. For instance, the NSW Police charges $58.60 as of March, 2020.  (There is no standard timeframe that a police check result is valid for. A police check is considered a ‘point in time’ check only, which means the results only reflect police records on the date and time the result is released. The organisation that requires the police check will typically determine the timeframe acceptable for a police check result to be valid, based on their own risk assessment or operational requirements.) Students also need Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearances (If cleared, a check is valid for 5 years if you purchase the, however cleared applicants are continuously monitored.)

Course Fee and Payment Options

Advance College understands the need of flexible payments. We provide you with best possible flexible payment solutions to organise your finances appropriately. Please consult with reception.

Price for Students in Sydney
Course fee – $1600.00 (Sydney)

Price for Outside Sydney (For Distances students)
Course fee – $1900.00

Course Duration

The course duration is up to one year. Since it is a competency-based course, the actual time students complete the course however depends upon the delivery mode and individual experiences. The duration is the maximum time they should finish the course. To achieve the qualification, students are required to complete the specified hours of volume of learning as per the training package. Students must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the assessment’s requirement of the units of competency. For the distance students, they have to complete additional 40 hours in the work placement, requiring 160 hours in total.

The Course Outcome

After the successful completion of the qualification, the candidate can work as:

  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor in group homes
  • Disability Officer – Day Support
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Employment Coordinator (Disability)
  • Transport support worker

Work Area

  • Disability Group Homes / Disability Centres
  • Residential Aged Care Facilities
  • Home and Community Care

Packaging Rules

Total Number of Units – 14 Units

Core – 11 Units
Elective – 3 Units

At least 2 units from the electives list and 1 unit from any endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be contributed to a valid, industry relevant or supported vocational outcome.


CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care


CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS026 Transport Individuals
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being

Note: Elective units may be different for a single qualification at different delivery institutions.

For more information on this course please see https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC43115

Study Modes

Blended – Combination of face to face and online (who can attend class in Sydney Campus)

Additionally, Advance College always focuses on the client’s need. So that, we will tailor your enrolled course based on your schedule. We provide you different study modes to choose from.

Practical/Simulation – All the units have a practical components; students must attend the simulation classes in person. For those students who are from Sydney region, they have to attend the practical/simulation at the Advance College and for others who are from distance should visit the facility designated by us.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of prior learning is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning), skills, knowledge and experiences to determine to meet the requirement of qualification or to get credit outcomes of an individual application for credit.

Credit Transfer

Advance College has an obligation to recognise Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other registered training organisations.

Further Study

After successfully completion of this course, if you want to study further, you can study different courses including –

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Any other Diploma level of CHC training package

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