Certificate IV in Disability

Vocational Education Training Programs

National Code: CHC43115

Course Duration

52 weeks

Campus Location

Sydney CBD & Campbelltown

Study Mode

On-Campus

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.

  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Kindergarten Assistant
  • Long Day Care Educator
  • Outside School Hours Carer

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements (This may vary depending on the source country's assessment level & subsequent risk level):

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 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:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    • 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.

Our current (as of May 2022) Admissions requirements for Assessment Level 1 countries like Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia etc (as long as these countries are on assessment Lvl 1) are:

  • GPA 75% or pass mark for Phillipines, GPA 70%for Indonesia. (Note: If your student source country is Lvl 1, our GPA requirement for Lvl 1 country would be the pass mark % as per the source country education requirement).
  • No IELTS/PTE required. Online LLN test will be provided to the student to complete
  • Updated CV/Resume
  • Provide documentry evidence / explanation for gaps or breaks in between academic and/or work experience
  • No dependants. Application with family has to apply as single applicant at time of application. Dependants should be declared in the visa application. 

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

CHCCCS025

Support relationships with carers and families

Elective

CHCCCS017

Provide loss and grief support

Elective

CHCPRP001

Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

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.

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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