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CERTIFICATE IV IN DISABILITY

National ID: CHC43115 | State ID: AWJ3

 

Please note that this course is currently only available to students who are working in the industry.

Before you apply for entry to this course please read the essential information:

  • This is a 'flexible delivery' course, with one support class once per week for three hours.
  • This course is recommended for students with Certificate III in Individual Support.
  • Full-time students who are not in suitable employment will need to complete an equivalent work placement.
  • As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study eg: you will need to obtain a National Police Clearance, and you will need to pay for stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.
  • You will also need to use a computer and the internet for assignment preparation. Computers are available for student use at the college library.
  • There is a compulsory work placement in this course
  • This qualification has compulsory units that must be assessed in a relevant workplace. To complete this qualification, you will be required to provide evidence from your workplace that you provide individual support and planning for people with a disability. You should be able to provide this evidence from most relevant workplaces but South Metropolitan TAFE cannot guarantee that all students will have the opportunity to meet all of the requirements for this qualification in every workplace.

You might not be able to complete this qualification if:

  • If you are under 18.
  • If you have a criminal conviction that will appear on your National Police Clearance.
  • If you are likely to have difficulty in communicating with either workers or clients. (i.e. difficulty with written or spoken English)
  • If you might have difficulty with the manual tasks involved in personal care work, including lifting (eg 'bad back').
  • If you are likely to find it difficult or distressing to provide personal care such as toileting and bathing for male and female clients or residents.
  • If you are not able to set aside sufficient time for attendance at class, workplace requirements and study.
  • If, for any reason, you aren't likely to be able to attend your workplace regularly and reliably.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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Job opportunities

  • Disability Support worker

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, State ID AWM0
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Course Overview

Where Rockingham
Duration

One semester full-time

HowFlexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

3 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategiesCHCDIS004AVC16
Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supportsCHCDIS006AVC14
Facilitate the interests and rights of clientsCHCADV001AVC96
11 Core
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and provide person-centred service responsesCHCDIS005AVC15
Facilitate community participation and social inclusionCHCDIS008AVC12
Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approachCHCDIS009AVC11
Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability CHCDIS007AVC13
Follow established person-centred behaviour supportsCHCDIS002AVC18
Follow safe work practices for direct client careHLTWHS002WG739
Manage legal and ethical complianceCHCLEG003AVB80
Provide individualised supportCHCCCS015AVC63
Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needsCHCDIS010AVC10
Recognise healthy body systemsHLTAAP001AVB19
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
How to apply

Late applications for Semester One 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places, you can express your interest to study this course full time in Semester One 2018 via our Late Application form page.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Late applications for Semester One 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places, you can express your interest to study this course full time in Semester One 2018 via our Late Application form page.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

Late applications for Semester One 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places, you can express your interest to study this course full time in Semester One 2018 via our Late Application form page.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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