CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding

Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients' homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Careers

Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

Pathways

Pathway into Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or Diploma of Community Services.

Course Delivery

Mildura campus: This program is delivered by flexible delivery. Students are to attend compulsory monthly sessions on campus with an assessor. Both campuses offer on the job, Traineeships: Duration is dependent on the student's progression through the units. 18 month's duration – Enrolment can occur at any stage of the year.

Entry Requirements

Must be 18 years at commencement of study, a completed course application form incorporating a Pre-Training Review, and an interview with an enrolling officer. Students must obtain a satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate (must be supplied prior to enrolment). Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

18 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support 30 $40.00
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports 50 $40.00
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses 135 $40.00
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability 100 $40.00
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion 60 $40.00
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach 50 $40.00
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs 90 $40.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40 $40.00
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance 80 $40.00
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems 70 $40.00
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care 25 $40.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients 100 $40.00
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context 80 $40.00
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs 80 $40.00
CHCCCS005 Conduct individual assessments 45 $40.00
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships 55 $40.00
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies 60 $40.00
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues 80 $40.00
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships 80 $40.00
HLTAID003 Provide first aid 18 $25.00
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication 80 $40.00
VU22448 Work effectively with a national disability insurance scheme participant 40 $0.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Project
  • Practical task
  • Role play/Simulation
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2020
Government Subsidised $4,673
Concession $1,368
RPL Government Subsidised $1,917
RPL Concession $383
RPL Self-funded $2,876
Self-Funded $5,631

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in selected courses at TAFE, if you’re eligible. Eligibility criteria apply. Free TAFE on selected courses only. Other fees and charges may apply. See www.freetafe.vic.gov.au.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Classroom Mon, Tues & Wednesdays
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Part Time, Full Year, Trainee
2020 July Mildura Campus Part Time, Flexible/Online, Semester 2, Weekly workshop: Mondays, 9.00AM - 3.00PM