CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

 

CHC43115  Certificate IV in Disability (090801K)

KEY INFORMATION
Duration: 52 weeks including holidays and 120 hours of work placement
AQF Level: 4
Course Delivery: Face-to-Face and Blended Mode

 

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community services 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.

 

Areas of Study

Healthcare Management

Community Service

Course Entry Requirements

International Students
18 years of age or older

Completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12

Must meet Student Visa Requirements

Proficient in English International Students require either an
IELTS level of 5.5 or
TOEFL 527 (paper based) or
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) 42.

Be able to read and comprehend course requirements

Has completed CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Have an intermediate understanding of computers and the internet to assist with conducting research and complete assessments

Domestic Students

18 years of age or older

Satisfactorily completed Year 12 or equivalent

Be able to read and comprehend course requirements

Has completed CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Have an intermediate understanding of computers and the internet to assist with conducting research and complete assessments

Course Duration

39 weeks including holidays and 120 hours of work placement

Work Placement

All students undertaking this qualification are required to undertake work placement as part of this qualification. Work placement provides the student the opportunity to put into practice the skills learning in the classroom. Prior to undertaking work placement all student must undertake a Working with Children’s Check and must have this in place at the commencement of work placement. Students may also be required to undertake a National Police check depending upon the organisation’s individual requirements where they are undertaking the work placement. Additional information on work placement and work placement requirements are outlined at student orientation.

Course Structure

This qualification consists of 14 units of competency that is made up of 11 core units and 3 elective units

Core Units

CHCCCS015  Provide individualised support

CHCDIS002  Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

CHCDIS005  Develop and provide person-centred service responses

CHCDIS007  Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCDIS008  Facilitate community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS009  Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

CHCDIS010  Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003  Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTAAP001  Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002  Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

CHCCCS023  Support independence and wellbeing

HLTHPS006  Assist clients with medication

HLTAPS007  Administer and monitor medication

Pathways for Further Education

This qualification provides a pathway for students to continue their studies and enhance their skills through CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.

Career opportunities
Possible career opportunities relevant to this qualification include:

Development Officer

Residential Care Officer

Senior Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Social Educator

Employment Co-ordinator (disability)

Disability Support Officer / worker

Behavioural Support Officer

 

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