Certificate III in Disability (08)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Brighton||Yes||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 Minda IncMinda Inc was established in 1898 to provide accommodation and support services to people with an intellectual disability. Also known as the South Australian Learning Centre, it is a Registered Training Organisation providing training to care workers in the disability field. Nationally accredited courses are offered in disability and aged care. Low cost courses are available to eligible students via the Skills for All program. RTO code: 4881
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30408
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Full-time internal = 10 weeks
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 6 weeks
- Part-time internal = 8 months
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.