Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115

Hawthorn, Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $2,940*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $9,170*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified March 3, 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
Check with Provider, 18 years old, Year 12, Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, 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

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • 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 Swinburne University of Technology, 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

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
258
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions