CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

CRICOS Course Code: 0100348 National Code: CHC43115

Course Duration

52 weeks

Campus Location

Sydney CBD & Campbelltown

Study Mode

11 July 2022
1 August 2022
5 September 2022
3 October 2022
24 October 2022
28 November 2022

Level

Certificate IV

Course Details

Everything You Need To Know About The Course

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.

  • Disability support worker
  • Community-based support officer
  • Disability team leader
  • Senior personal care assistant

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements. International students must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    1. Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    2. Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Code

Title

Core or Elective

CHCCCS015

Provide individualised support

Core

CHCDIS002

Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

Core

CHCDIS005

Develop and provide person-centred service responses

Core

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Core

CHCDIS008

Facilitate community participation and social inclusion

Core

CHCDIS009

Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

Core

CHCDIS010

Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

Core

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

Core

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

Core

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

Core

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Core

CHCCCS023

Support and independence and wellbeing

Elective

CHCCCS011

Meeting personal support needs

Elective

CHCADV001

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

Elective

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.

The qualification requires that a work placement of 120 hours is completed.

This program is delivered in the classroom and through structured self-study.



Offshore Fee

$11,900

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material & Insurance Fee: $500

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Onshore Fee

$8,800

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material & Insurance Fee: $500

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Potential employment options are in a range of disability work roles. Roles may also have a leadership function.


Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services and a range of other community services related Diplomas.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in Victorian Institute of Education Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.

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