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This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies and also specialisation in Custodial, Community or Youth Custodial streams.
The general qualification covers the competencies required by staff members with non
The Community specialisation covers the competencies required by staff members who will be supervising offenders directly or indirectly in the community and within specified parameters of responsibility defined by work activities or by the complexity of assessment of offender’s needs and risks.
The Custodial specialisation covers the competencies required by staff members usually enrolled in an entry-level training program and required to demonstrate their capacity to assume custodial officer responsibilities. At the completion of this qualification, officers will be expected to assume full custodial duties.
The Youth Custodial specialisation covers the competencies required by staff members who will be supervising youth offenders in a custodial environment.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Additional qualification advice
Where a defined specialisation is completed as detailed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate III in Correctional Practice (field of study) i.e. Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Custodial).