Certificate III in Disability (08)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Dandenong||No||Flexible Delivery, 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 SkillinvestSkillinvest is a Registered Training Organisation located in Victoria. Skillinvest resulted from the merger of sister companies WORKCO Limited and LINK Employment + Training under one brand, Skillinvest. Skillinvest also incorporates Longerenong College. The College retains its name which has been synonymous with agricultural education and training in Victoria for over 125 years. Skillinvest offers nationally recognised training in the fields of: agriculture and agribusiness, automotive, building and construction, business and management, competitive systems and practices, civil construction, community services, engineering, equine/racing, hairdressing , training and assessment, and selected short courses. Skillinvest delivers customised training in simulated work environments at its training facilities or in combination with workplace training delivery. RTO code: 4192
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30408
- Flexible Delivery = 2 years
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 3 years
- 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.