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Certificate IV in Disability

Course Code: CHC43115
Study Area:
Aged Care, Home and Community


Start date: 1 February 2018

Days per week: Thursday and Friday

Duration: 20 weeks

End date: 29 June 2018

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. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Campus
 
  • Bendigo City Campus
  • Echuca Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Blended - 6 - Month/s

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Disability services instructor
  • Disability worker
  • Disability support officer/worker

Prerequisites
  • Police Check and WWC
  • Individual interview
  • Language, literacy and numeracy assessment

Course overview

Direct entry Semester one and two 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. There is a mandatory practical placement of 120 hours for each student. Bendigo TAFE will organise practical placement for each student. Placement activities will consist of individual support, person centre behavioural support, social and community connection, communication strategies and assisting with maintaining rights and independence. Bendigo TAFE assessors with visit each student in the workplace to observe and assessment skills. Practical placement can be undertaken concurrently with the course from the commencement of term 2017. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. This is a full time course delivered 1 day on campus and 1 day on line per week

How to apply
 
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Demonstration
  • Case Study
  • Role Play
  • Field Work
  • Assignment
  • RPL
  • Written test
  • Observation
  • Knowledge Test

Learning options

Key study areas
 
Person centred care, Empowerment of people with disability, legal and ethical requirements, understand health body systems, understand complex needs

Further study opportunities

Fees

Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average annual course fee*$1,850.00
Concession - average annual course fee*$370.00
Full fee - average annual course fee*$4,162.50
B.   Materials average fee (per year)*$119.00
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)*$100.00
Indicative pricing for:13/02/2017

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students.   Read more


This page was last updated on 25/09/2017 2:41 PM





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