Certificate III in Disability (08)
Murwillumbah Adult Education Centre Inc
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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 Murwillumbah Adult Education Centre IncEstablished in 1985, Murwillumbah Adult Education Centre Inc is a community based, not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation. It offers a comprehensive range of accredited qualifications at Certificate II, III and IV levels; work focused skillsets; and short pre-vocational, lifestyle and leisure courses to any person over the age of 15. The Centre strives to provide a welcoming and inclusive learning environment and prides itself on the level of support offered to students which can assist them to complete and succeed in gaining qualifications. Students range from youth to mature-aged, many come from diverse cultural backgrounds and have not participated in learning for long periods. The College strongly supports re-entry into learning and provides support according to the person's needs. RTO code: 90044
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30408
- External = 28 weeks
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.