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Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115

Certificate IV in Disability

If you're passionate about empowerment, advocacy, and inclusion, and want to extend your skills and knowledge of disability, this course is for you.

This qualification will equip you to work in a range of community settings and client’s homes to provide support to empower people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.

Course Duration

56 weeks

Course Type

Certificate

Commences

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Trainer

Trudi Butts
Bernadette Harbrow
DELIVERY METHOD:

1 day per week (9.00am to 3.30pm) in the classroom
1 – 2 days per week of online independent study via our Moodle
This course is considered Full time for Centrelink Purposes

REQUIREMENTS:

You must have personal access to:

  • A digital device such as a computer or laptop with webcam capabilities for participating in virtual meetings with your assigned trainer and assessor
  • A reliable Internet connection
  • Speakers or headphones to watch and listen to videos provided as part of the learning materials in Moodle
  • Software applications such as Word
  • An active email account for communication and scheduling

NOTE: These requirements are essential for engaging in this qualification. YMCLC will not provide these for you during your enrolment with us.

PATHWAYS:

You must have personal access to:

  • A digital device such as a computer or laptop with webcam capabilities for participating in virtual meetings with your assigned trainer and assessor
  • A reliable Internet connection
  • Speakers or headphones to watch and listen to videos provided as part of the learning materials in Moodle
  • Software applications such as Word
  • An active email account for communication and scheduling

NOTE: These requirements are essential for engaging in this qualification. YMCLC will not provide these for you during your enrolment with us.

COURSE CONTENT:

This course is structured to provide you with the skills and knowledge in subject areas such as empowerment, inclusion, person centred planning, supporting positive lifestyle, advocacy, augmented and alternative communication and human development.

Compulsory units:

  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
  • CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
  • CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with a disability with complex needs
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

There is a mandatory 120 hours of Practical Work Placement that must be completed for this course.

ELIGIBILITY:
  • A pre-training review must be attended prior to enrolment to determine whether this course will suit the individual learner.
  • Learners must meet the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills standards for Certificate IV in Disability level study.
  • Learners must obtain a National Police Records Check and a Working with Children Check prior to work placement
  • Learners must be at least 17 years of age and be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • People with a disability are encouraged to apply. Approval will be subject to the person being able to undertake all tasks and requirements of the course.
  • COVID-19 double vaccination is mandatory for all students undertaking this course.
  • Up-to-date immunisation status for: Hepatitis B, Influenza, MMR (if non-immune), Pertussis (dTpa), and Varicella (if non-immune).
ASSESSMENT:

The method of assessment varies and can include (but is not limited to):

  • Observation in the workplace and/or simulated environment
  • Written tasks, including quizzes
  • Research tasks, including projects
  • Portfolios
  • Oral Presentations
  • Group Work
CERTIFICATION:

By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF qualification.

Certificate IV in Disability

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$5,400.00
Funded
$800
Concession
$450
Unfunded
$5400
Venue
Yarrawonga Mulwala Learning Centre
Cobram Community House