Certificate III in Disability (08)
Mercy Community Services Employment & Training
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Aspley||No||External, Flexible Delivery, Part-time Block or Day Release||
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 Mercy Community Services Employment & TrainingEstablished in 1989 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Community Services Employment & Training is a community-based, not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation that provides opportunities for job seekers as well as opportunities for growth for already working students. The provider aims to assist students who need help to reach their potential through employment and training. When it comes to training, the provider has over 3000 active students across community services, aged care, business and more. They work with some of Australia's biggest employers and some of the smallest. They can do this because the trainers employed use the appropriate processes and technology to make training experiences positive. RTO code: 31492
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30408
- Flexible Delivery
- Part-time Block or Day Release
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.