Certificate III in Women's Advocacy

National Code: 11201NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00132


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.

Some course materials may be available in print or hardcopy format for the Online course.

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12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Entry Recommendations
We recommend this course if you are interested in women's advocacy and the status of women. Completion of units in study practice, communication and IT from the Certificate II in Vocational Preparation for Women or a similar course is recommended.

Attendance Requirements (subject to change)
This course is face to face or online. Face to face takes place during school terms with weekday classes from 9:30 to 3.00pm. Full time study is at least 3 and a half days a week and part time is from half a day a week. 80% attendance in each unit in a term is needed to successfully complete this course.

Industry Conditions and Skills
You will need to be able to speak, read and write English reasonably well and be willing to take part in discussions and activities. You will need good study habits, collaboration, teamwork and time management skills. Basic computer skills in word processing, internet research, email and using online learning are needed.

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You may be eligible for government subsidised training.
Subsidised training may require applicants to complete a Core Skills Profile Assessment (CSPA).

This course is part of the Fee Free TAFE initiative. Fee Free TAFE and vocational education is a joint initiative of the Australian and South Australian Governments providing tuition-free training places to students wanting to train, retrain or upskill. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place before the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. The number of Fee Free TAFE places that are funded is limited by the terms of the skills agreement signed by the Australian and South Australian Governments. Should all available Fee Free TAFE places be taken, subsequent applicants will be offered a subsidised place.

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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 (11201NAT)
    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 are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

    * 2023 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Advocate for women 80
    Create a range of complex texts for learning purposes 30
    Create electronic presentations 20
    Implement sustainability initiatives in the home and community 40
    Maintain personal health and wellbeing 40
    Make a presentation 30
    Manage conflict at work 20


    Name Nominal Hours
    Be an effective volunteer 25
    Design and produce business documents 80
    Design and produce spreadsheets 35
    Develop and apply knowledge of personal finances 40
    Use business software applications 60
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