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Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115

Shepparton, Wangaratta

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 gotafe

  • $4,743*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Shepparton

    • July 1, 2017

    • Full time (10 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (10 months)

  • Wangaratta

    • July 1, 2017

    • Full time (10 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (10 months)

  • $6,138*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Shepparton

    • July 1, 2017

    • Full time (10 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (10 months)

  • Wangaratta

    • July 1, 2017

    • Full time (10 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (10 months)

*Verified June 23, 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
Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, Working with children, First Aid

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
Research, Practical placement
Work Placement
Yes

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Disability equips you to offer disability support in residential group homes, training resource centres and open employment services.

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.

  • 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 gotafe, 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.

  • Provide advocacy and representation services
    CHCADV002

  • Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder
    CHCCCS024

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

Course Provider

GOTAFE offers real world learning experiences, flexible hands-on training and a wide range of accredited courses across regional Victoria.

The largest tertiary education provider in Northern Victoria, they offer over 250 courses to almost 20,000 enrolled students.

The strength of GOTAFE lies in their experienced, skilled and innovative staff who provide training and skills development to students, industry clients and the wider community through innovative, customised and quality assured training programs.

Registered
1996
Courses
291
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions