Chisholm Institute

Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115

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Berwick, Frankston

This certificate equips you with skills and knowledge required to provide training and care to people with disabilities. It can also lead to a role supervising others.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Disability with Chisholm Institute

  • $2,883*

    + $418 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (7 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (7 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (7 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (7 months), Part time (12 months)

  • $3,580*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (9 months)

    • Online

    Online Full time (6 months), Part time (9 months)

  • Online

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (9 months)

    • Online

    Online Full time (6 months), Part time (9 months)

  • $7,160*

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  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (9 months)

    • Online

    Online Full time (6 months), Part time (9 months)

  • Online

    • October 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (9 months)

    • Online

    Online Full time (6 months), Part time (9 months)

  • $8,463*

    + $418 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Berwick

    • July 2017

    • Full time (7 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (7 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 2017

    • Full time (7 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (7 months), Part time (12 months)

*Verified June 20, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, 18 years old, Year 12, Police check, Interview, Working with children

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
190 hours
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

If you want a rewarding career in the field of disability services, this course is for you.

On successfully completing this course, you will support people with disabilities in a person-centred and individualised manner, ensuring they are empowered to take maximum control of their own lives.

You will extend your skills with classes on social inclusion, diverse and complex needs, non-verbal communication techniques, autism and person-centred practices. You will also need to complete 190 hours of work placement during the course.

  • Behavioural Support Officer
  • Community Development Officer
  • Disability Support Assistant (Schools)
  • Day Support Disability Officer
  • Disabilities Supervisor
  • Disability Service Officer
  • Disability Team Leader
  • Lifestyle Support Officer
  • Marketing Coordinator (Disability)
  • Project Officer
  • Senior Disability Worker
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Social Educator (Disability)
  • Support Facilitator (Disability)
  • Job coordinator
  • Social trainer
  • Local area coordinator

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Disability with Chisholm Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 14 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

11 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Provide individualised support
    CHCCCS015

  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
    CHCDIS002

  • Develop and provide person-centred service responses
    CHCDIS005

  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    CHCDIS007

  • Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
    CHCDIS008

  • Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
    CHCDIS009

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

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
    CHCLEG003

  • Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTAAP001

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    HLTWHS002

Elective Units

3 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder
    CHCCCS024

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
    CHCDIS004

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
439
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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