During the Certificate III in Community Services you will develop the skills to get a job in a role such as community services support work, where you would be working under direct and regular supervision. If you would like to work in community services, most employers will require you to undergo a criminal history check and working with children screening. Visit https://www.bluecard.qld.gov.au/employees/doineedabluecard.html for more information.
You might be eligible for funding through the Certificate III Guarantee Program or complete this qualification as a traineeship with funding through the User Choice Program. You might also be able to complete this course for free the year after you finish Year 12 through the Free Training for Year 12 Graduates funding.
Visit www.skillsgateway.training.qld.gov.au and talk to your teachers, VET coordinator, guidance officer and career advisor for more information on what’s available at your school because you might be able to do this during Year 11 and 12.