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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

Start Date: (Colac) 16 April 2018, (Geelong) 12 June 2018
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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

(Release 2)

Provide training and support to people with disabilities, enhancing their ability to achieve greater independence, empowerment and community participation whilst working in community settings and clients’ homes.

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 well-being. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

Job Titles may include; Disability Officer, Day Support, Disability Support Worker.

Course Structure

The course includes a classroom component, off-campus study components and industry placement. Assessment is based on competency, which is the ability to demonstrate specific skills and will involve a combination of assessment methods. These assessments can include written assignments, discussion, interviews, workplace projects and practical demonstrations.

You will be required to complete 120 hours of unpaid practical placement during or at the end of the course at a workplace as agreed on with Diversitat.

This qualification and the various delivery methods have been designed following consultations with industry, learners and other stakeholders.

Start Date: (Colac) 16 April 2018, (Geelong) 12 June 2018
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Day Course - 12 months Geelong 12 June 2018 1-2 days per week
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Night Course - 12 months Colac 16 April 2018 Monday & Wednesday Nights

Units of Study

This program consists of 14 Units of Competency: 11 Core Units and 3 Elective Units.

Core Units

  • CHCDIS007
    Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • CHCCCS015
    Provide individualised support
  • CHCLEG003
    Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • HLTWHS002
    Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTAAP001
    Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCDIV001
    Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIS010
    Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
  • CHCDIS002
    Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIS005
    Develop and provide person-centred service responses
  • CHCDIS009
    Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
  • CHCDIS008
    Facilitate community participation and social inclusion

Elective Units

  • CHCCCS011
    Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS023
    Support independence and well being
  • CHCDIS004
    Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

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Foundation Skills Assessment

Although there are no entry requirements for the qualification, applicants will be assessed for suitability by using the Foundation Skills Assessment. This will help us to identify any potential barriers or help us determine whether you require extra support for your studies.

The Foundation Skills Assessment will focus on English language, literacy and numeracy skills as well as employability skills.

Entrance Requirements
To gain entry into CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability, you will need to:

  • Complete an application form
  • Satisfactorily complete a literacy assessment
  • Attend an interview
  • Undergo a National Police Records Check and a Working With Children Check (Victoria).

Selection Criteria
It would benefit your studies if you are working within the industry or related industry, volunteering or have life experience relevant to this qualification.

Course Fees

This training is delivered by Diversitat Training TOID: 5819.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.

Different levels of Government subsidy are available – Diversitat Training can help you to determine if you are eligible for a Government subsidy of your training through Skills First. More information about Fees and Charges can be found in our Student Handbook which can be downloaded from Current Students page.

PLEASE NOTE: Fees may apply for placement depending on the facility. If additional fees apply, this will be discussed with any students affected individually.

Some courses are only available as full fee for service (FFS).

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Diversitat Training staff will be able to help you determine if you are eligible for funding or Concession or no funding (fee for service). For a detailed explanation of Fees & Charges please have a look at our Fees & Charges page.

Learner Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, W = Workplace Based Traineeship

PLEASE NOTE: Fees may apply for placement depending on the facility. If additional fees apply, this will be discussed with any students affected individually.

Some courses are only available as full fee for service (FFS).

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
C$348.75$1.25$0.00$0.00$0.00$350.00
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The tabs above provide the full breakdown of fees & charges for funded (funding without concession),  concession funding and Fee for Service (full fee paying). which displays in the table below.

Diversitat Training staff will be able to help you determine if you are eligible for funding or Concession or no funding (fee for service). For a detailed explanation of Fees & Charges please have a look at our Fees & Charges page.

Learner Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, W = Workplace Based Traineeship

PLEASE NOTE: Fees may apply for placement depending on the facility. If additional fees apply, this will be discussed with any students affected individually.

Some courses are only available as full fee for service (FFS).

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
C$69.75$0.25$0.00$0.00$0.00$70.00
N/A

The tabs above provide the full breakdown of fees & charges for funded (funding without concession),  concession funding and Fee for Service (full fee paying). which displays in the table below.

Diversitat Training staff will be able to help you determine if you are eligible for funding or Concession or no funding (fee for service). For a detailed explanation of Fees & Charges please have a look at our Fees & Charges page.

Learner Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Study options: C = Classroom Based Learning, W = Workplace Based Traineeship

PLEASE NOTE: Fees may apply for placement depending on the facility. If additional fees apply, this will be discussed with any students affected individually.

Some courses are only available as full fee for service (FFS).

 

Study OptionTuition CostAmenitiesMaterialsResourcesOtherTotal Fee
C$5,208.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$5,208.00
N/A

Additional Information

Induction before you start the course

You will be given a formal induction at the beginning of your course. Important details are further communicated in the Student Handbook which can be downloaded from Current Students page.

There is a formal induction checklist that you will be taken through and at the end of induction you will be asked to sign the checklist to verify that you understand the details, including competency based assessment and reasonable adjustment, assessment methods, due dates and delivery requirements, surveys and the complaints/appeals process.

Alongside this there are also worksite inductions conducted if you are participating in placement as part of your training.

Work Placement

Mandatory Placement Hours Required: 120
This course requires work placement. We have a network of community agencies who will provide work placement for our students. If you wish to complete your placement at an alternative provider please discuss this with your trainer.

Issuing Certificates

On successful completion, participants will be awarded CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability. For unit completion only, a Statement of Attainment will be awarded.

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook contains important information which individuals should read before enrolling in a course at Diversitat Training.
The handbook contains detailed information including:

  • Section A Training and Assessment
  • Section B Student application and enrolment
  • Section C Fees and charges, including fee waivers, and exemptions
  • Section F Students Rights and Responsibilities
  • Section G Policies

The Student Handbook can be downloaded from Current Students page.

Materials Required

Diversitat Training will provide all course information and resources; however, participants are required to provide their own work folders, pens etc. A materials/resources fee may be charged for course materials such as resources, handouts and text materials. Additional expenses/levies may be required for some courses to cover extra course expenses such as tools of trade, equipment, excursions etc. You will be advised if these expenses apply to your studies prior to enrolment.

Access & Equity, RPL, Credit Transfers & USI

For information about Access & Equity or information about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Credit Transfers or information on how to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI); please visit the Current Students page on our website and download the latest Student Handbook.

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