Certificate III in Disability (08)
Institute of Family Practice
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Parramatta||No||Flexible Delivery, Full-time internal, Part-time Block or Day Release, 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 Institute of Family PracticeInstitute of Family Practice is a Registered Training Organisation that aims to provide education and development for people entering or working in child, family and relationship services in NSW. They offer qualifications at Certificate IV level to Graduate Diploma level and are part of UnitingCare which has over 100 years of providing community service programs to the wider community. Accredited and non-accredited short courses are also available for professional development for further skill building. RTO code: 91739
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30408
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 1 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.