This qualification reflects the role of workers in a rangeof 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.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Course Duration: 52 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $12,000
Enrolment Fee: AUD $350
The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:
- Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age.
- Successful completion of Australian equivalent Year 12.
- To have the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score 5.5 with a score not lower than 5.0 in each module for all Certificate III, Certificate IV and Diploma level programs, or AQF Certificate III or equivalent level qualifications or TOEFL 46 / PTE ACADEMIC 42 / CAE 47 / OET PASS / TOEFL PBT 527 or equivalent.
- Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student required LLN Support.
Face to Face
Students will be assessed in a variety of ways that may include, written answers, quizzes, practical demonstrations, observations and projects.
Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive a certificate. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.
This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:
Community Care Manager, Coordinator of Volunteer Work, Team Leader, Care Team Leader, Family Services Coordinator, Support Facilitator (Community Services), Community Housing Resources Worker.
Recognition is available to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training in related areas. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
After completing CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability you may progress to CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services.
|Core Units – 11|
|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|
|Electives – 3|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS001||Address the needs of people with chronic disease|