Certificate III in Women's Advocacy

National Code: 10739NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00097


In this course students build confidence and skills for entry into further education and/or employment. It has a specific vocational focus in women’s advocacy which can be applied in a variety of settings (workplace and community). This course will also enable women to move successfully into other vocational courses.

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Up to 12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

In response to COVID-19, TAFE SA has had to make some changes to how courses are delivered. If any changes are made to the delivery or completion date of your course, TAFE SA will communicate with you directly.

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Information Session:

Tuesday 8 December 9:30am and Wednesday 27 January 9:30am at Adelaide City Campus - Room C.116

Information Session:

Tuesday 8 December 9:30am and Wednesday 27 January 9:30am at Elizabeth Campus - GLA2

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions may apply to Subsidised Training.

Full Fee
$3,569 - $5,170
$7,137 - $10,340

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
    • This course has more than one intake each Semester and you will commence at the next available intake.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    This course is designed to prepare women for workplace entry or further vocational pathways. Graduates of the course have gained employment in business services, community services and health and in other industries.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Women's Advocacy (10739NAT)
    Develop self-advocacy skills for use in the workplace and/or community. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 5 elective units. Not all electives are offered each semester.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Advocate for women 80
    Create electronic presentations 20
    Implement sustainability initiatives 40
    Maintain personal health and wellbeing 40
    Make a presentation 30
    Manage conflict at work 20
    Write simple documents 30


    Name Nominal Hours
    Be an effective volunteer 25
    Design and produce business documents 80
    Design and produce digital text documents 90
    Design and produce spreadsheets 35
    Identify suitability for micro business 20
    Identify the Australian electoral system 30
    Plan a home based business 25
    Produce desktop published documents 50
    Promote community awareness of domestic and family violence 50
    Use and promote personal safety strategies for women 30
    Use simple relational databases 30
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