The CHCCSS00098 Individual Support – Disability Skill Set qualification will prepare graduates for more senior roles, and further study at a higher level.

What will I learn?

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilities
  • support community participation and social inclusion
  • support independence and wellbeing
  • provide individual support
  • provide skills development
  • follow person-centred behaviour supports.

Your learning will be enhanced through the use of a simulated training room to allow you to practice your retail skills. The course may include practical placements, ensuring you experience the workplace hands on. Find out more in the units section.

Start date Start anytime
Course length Up to 6 months
Locations Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast
Flexible ways to study Online learning, classroom learning
Entry requirements Desktop computer or laptop, internet, email, Microsoft Office or equivalent. To commence, you must hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or a related field, or have skills equivalent to the qualification as validated through a recognition of prior learning process.
Costs This skill set is available as a 'fee for service'. Each unit is $250, and the full skill set is $1,000. You can arrange to pay either unit-by-unit or for the full amount.

To graduate with this qualification, you will need to complete 4 units of competency. Course units are listed below:

Unit code

Unit name

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

For detailed unit information, visit

Recognition of prior learning and work experience

We recognise the skills and knowledge you have gained through previous study and work experience. We don’t make you re-learn what you already know.

If you are eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ you could gain credit for some of the units offered in this course. To find out more, please contact our training team.

We are flexible, supportive and affordable, and offer pathways to employment after study.

  • Simple enrolment steps

    Enrolling with us is easy. We’ll help you through the entire process so you can start studying sooner.

  • Study support

    Our team can provide study support to assist you in gaining your qualification. We will contact you regularly to check in and answer your questions.

  • Individualised study plans

    Everyone has different ways of studying and learning, and it can be difficult to know what works best for you. We’ll be there to help create a study plan that suits your needs.

  • Flexible ways to study

    This is a flexible course, which means you can complete your entire course online, or some of your course online and some in a classroom. You will also undertake practical placements, to give you hands-on experience and prepare you for a real workplace.

  • Direct pathway to employment

    After you graduate, we can help you get a job you love. We’ve been helping people with disability find work for almost 30 years, and we offer a range of employment services for job seekers.

  • Nationally accredited

    EPIC Education Assist is a Registered Training Organisation, which means you can trust that your qualification will be recognised across Australia.

This skill set is available as a ‘fee for service’. Each unit is $250, and the full skill set is $1,000. You can arrange to pay either unit-by-unit or for the full amount.

If you like, you can view our current schedule of fees. You can also view information regarding payment terms and conditions, including refund policies. 

Read the EPIC Education Assist Student Handbook.