Classroom – Face-to-Face
Join a group of other students dedicated to learning about the industry and share life experiences and motivations. Out trainers are experienced and most of all devoted to the industry where they have dedicated their careers
We understand that people live busy lives. This is why, we have developed our Flex-Learn Program. You will have the benefit of working at your own time, with all the resources you will need, including access to a trainer, online webinars and Q and A sessions, as well as the ability to attend a face-to-face tutorial
We deliver the classroom-based Certificate III in Community Services over 12 weeks.
The Flex-Learn program has a duration of between 6-12 months
Professional Care Worker
The role of a Professional Care Worker has a variety of names, such as: Support Worker, Personal Care Worker, Community Care Worker, Mental Health Worker, Youth Officer, to name a few, but the one thing they all have in common is their duties and responsibilities are alike.
Working as a Professional Care Worker, you would be expected to:
- Promote the person’s independence
- Treat people with respect and dignity
- Support people with domestic tasks
- Assist people with their activities of daily living, and/or social support
This qualification is also a very goo introductory qualification for people looking to move into further training, such as: Certificate IV in Youth Work or Certificate IV in Mental Health
Areas of Employment
You might work in:
Hospitals helping with education to patients for the purpose of improving their; lifestyle choices, diet, and exercise tolerance
Residential Aged Care Facilities providing competent personal care assistance under the direction of a Clinical Care Team
In-home Aged Care providing and delivering individual and personalised care and resources to clients, so that they may continue to live in their homes
Disability Services providing the best possible services and support to enhance the lives of people with disabilities and their families
Mental Health Services providing recovery-oriented support to clients including in relation to social supports, links to mental health treatment, housing and employment services and a quality lifestyle in the community
About the Qualification
This qualification reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.
At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community