Certificate III in Disability

CHC30408

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification addresses work in the community and/or residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans.

These workers:

  • Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people with a disability
  • Carry out activities related to an individualised plan
  • Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for other workers.
  • Occupational titles may include:

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Field officer
  • Assistant in nursing *
  • Home care assistant
  • Care assistant
  • In-home respite care worker
  • Client assistant
  • Nursing assistant *
  • Community access coordinator
  • Personal care assistant
  • Community care worker
  • Personal care giver
  • Community house worker
  • Personal care worker
  • Community support worker
  • Residential aide
  • Disability service officer
  • Residential care officer
  • Disability support officer
  • Residential care support worker
  • Disability support worker
  • School support officer (working with children with disabilities)
  • Family support worker
  • Support worker
  • *Not relevant in some jurisdictions

    Student Outcomes

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    66.9%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals

    7.9%

    Professionals
    Labourers

    7.3%

    Labourers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

    Health Care and Social Assistance

    57.3%

    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety

    9.3%

    Public Administration and Safety
    Retail Trade

    6.7%

    Retail Trade

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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