Certificate III in Disability (08)
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Swan Hill||No||Flexible Delivery, 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 Sunraysia Institute of TAFESuniTAFE is a provider of vocational education and training in north-west Victoria and was a finalist in the Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year awards in both 2011 and 2012. The Institute enrols more than 9000 students annually, in over 350 courses, across 33 different industries.
A vast choice of programs is offered, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, apprenticeships, traineeships, short courses and specialised industry training. Courses are delivered through four regional campuses - Mildura, Swan Hill, Robinvale and Mallee (Ouyen).
Most graduates leave SuniTAFE with nationally recognised and industry endorsed qualifications. Students may also get credits towards associate degrees offered by selected Universities.
SuniTAFE has over 300 expert staff including experienced and qualified tutors and industry experts. SuniTAFE staff assess work, answer questions and provide guidance and encouragement. Student Support Services personnel are also on hand to offer support.
Provider CRICOS: 01985A RTO code: 4693
Certificate IIICourse code: CHC30408
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 1 year
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.