Certificate III in Disability (08)
Horizon Specialised Training
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Capalaba||Yes||External, Flexible Delivery, Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. Workers in this area carry out activities under direct or regular supervision to maintain personal care and other activities of living for people with a disability in the community and/or residential facilities. These workers carry out activities related to an individualised plan, report directly to a supervisor, and are not responsible for other workers.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work effectively in the community sector; Work effectively with people with a disability; Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities; Support community participation and inclusion; Contribute to skill development and maintenance; Provide support to meet personal care needs; Participate in the implementation of individualised plans; Support individual health and emotional wellbeing; Provide behaviour support in the context of individualised plans; Contribute to OHS processes; Follow safety procedures for direct care work. Plus electives.
About Horizon Specialised TrainingEstablished in 1998, Horizon Specialised Training is a Registered Training Organisation under the auspice of the Horizon Foundation Inc whose mission is to create opportunities for people with a disability. They are the largest employer of disability workers in the Redlands. Horizon Specialised Training offers accredited and non-accredited training to participants (including those who face barriers to employment due to disability, illness, injury or other needs) in areas such as disability work, customer service, OHS, working effectively and producing Word documents. Industry placements are also organised by the RTO. RTO code: 30008
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30408
- External = 1 year
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time internal = 1 year
14 units: 10 core; 4 elective
No minimum education
Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Life after Study
Disability support workers provide care, supervision and support for people with disabilities in the home, residential establishments, clinics and hospitals. They also work with other health professionals to maximise the individual's physical and mental wellbeing. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and when possible promote independence and community participation.