Western Sydney Institute

Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115

Baulkham Hills, Wentworth Falls

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 Western Sydney Institute

  • $1,990*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Baulkham Hills

    • July 18, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Wentworth Falls

    • July 18, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

  • $6,400*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Baulkham Hills

    • July 18, 2017

    • Full time (18 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 weeks)

  • Wentworth Falls

    • July 18, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

*Verified June 16, 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
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

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 Western Sydney 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.

  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    CHCADV001

  • Meet personal support needs
    CHCCCS011

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

Registered
1999
Courses
647
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions