Certificate III in Correctional Practice
This qualification allows for the achievement of general competencies and also specialisation in Custodial, Community or Youth Custodial streams.
The Generalist 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 the complexity of assessment offenderâ€™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.
Additional qualification advice
Where a specialist qualification is undertaken as described below, an additional descriptor may be added to this qualification to illustrate the particular skills focus or discipline e.g. custodial. For further information, see the Industry Specialisation section of the