Certificate III in Disability (08)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Maroochydore||Yes||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 Quest CollegeQuest College, established on the Sunshine Coast in 1999, is a Registered Training Organisation, Provider No. 31797. Quest College mission is built on commitment to empower people, change lives and give back to the community by creating vocational and employment pathways through education, innovation, and learning. The College is respected for their active involvement in the community, partnership approach, high quality and effective delivery of training and assessment services that prepare students for employment in a range of industries. Current scope of registration includes Foundation skills, horticulture, hospitality, individual and Community Services. Quest College takes pride in delivering training to a broad range of students with varying backgrounds and learning styles, including young people, mature-age students, and people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. RTO code: 31797
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30408
- Full-time internal
- Part-time internal
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.