AUSTRALIAN QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK
The College offers two courses with qualifications from the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology
Certificate III in Business
These courses are delivered at the College by St Rita’s College staff in partnership with external Registered
Training Organisations (RTOs).
Certificate III Qualification Type Descriptor
The Certificate III qualifies individuals who apply a broad range of knowledge and skills in varied
contexts to undertake skilled work and as a pathway for further learning.
Graduates of a Certificate III will have
factual, technical, procedural and theoretical knowledge
in an area of work and learning.
Graduates of a Certificate III will have:
Cognitive, technical and communication skills to interpret and act on available
Cognitive and communication skills to apply and communicate known solutions to a
variety of predictable problems and to deal with unforeseen contingencies using known
Technical and communication skills to provide technical information to variety of
specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Technical skills to undertake routine and some non-routine tasks in a range of skilled
Graduates of a Certificate III will demonstrate
the application of knowledge and skills:
With discretion and judgement in the selection of equipment, services or contingency
To adapt and transfer skills and knowledge within known routines, methods, procedures
and time constraints.
In contexts that include taking responsibility for own outputs in work and learning
including participation in teams and taking limited responsibility for the output of others
within established parameters.
The volume of learning of a Certificate III is typically 1 – 2 years.