CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support

CHC43121

Certificate IV in
Disability Support

Offering Domestic Students
Course Level Certificate IV
Govt. Funding For eligible students

What You Will Learn

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-centered approach, work without direct supervision, and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

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-centered approach, work without direct supervision, and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Course Summary

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Industry : Disability
Duration / Session :
52 Weeks / 1 Session Per Week
Duration / Session :
26 Weeks / 2 session per week
Certificate : Yes
* Government funding available

Education & Career Outcome

Career Outcome

Once you have successfully completed the CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support you can apply for jobs within the education industry which may include:

  • Behavioural support officer
  • Development officer
  • Disability officer/worker
  • Residential care officer/worker
  • Employment coordinator (disability)
  • Lifestyle support officer
  • Local area coordinator
  • Disability Team Leader
Education Pathways

The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Course Summary

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Industry : Disability
Duration / Session : 52 weeks
Certificate : Yes
* Government funding available

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CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support

Course Structure

Total Units of Competency:

The CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support requires the completion of the following 10 units including (7 core & 3 elective units)

Pre-requisites

Students must meet the following Criteria

  • Completion of CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

Placement Arrangements

This course requires students to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however, Angel Institute will provide assistance and support where needed. Placement will be completed under the supervision of the centre’s supervisor. Work placement assessment task needs to be completed for each unit which has a placement component.

Training Arrangements

Class sessions are planned once a week to ensure that you have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater to a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments will be regularly simulated and used to conduct skills-based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.

Homework tasks may include research, readings from related textbooks, and continuing to work on assessment tasks.

Assessment Arrangements

Assessment will be conducted individually. You will be provided with a Student Assessment Booklet for each unit of competency/cluster/topic which includes:

  • A full description of all assessment tasks for the unit of competency
  • Assessment instructions for each unit of competency
  • Assessment resources for each unit of competency
  • Details about when assessment will occur

Delivery Method:

Real Time Virtual Classroom.

Duration:

52 weeks

Location:

Real-Time Virtual Classroom Delivery – Training is conducted online through our learning management system

IT Specifications:

You need a computer or device with at least 8GB of RAM and a processor running at 1.5GHz or faster.

Ensure a stable connection with a minimum download speed of 2MBPS and an upload speed of 0.5MBPS.

You should have Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and a PDF reader like Adobe Acrobat installed.

Your operating system should be Microsoft Windows 8 or newer, or Mac OS version 10 or newer.

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Entry Requirements

  • Prospective students are must be at least 18 years of age
  • To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Angel Institute will conduct a Pre-Training Review
  • Required to complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment, administered by and to the satisfaction of Angel Institute

Unit Details

CodeUnit TitleType
CHCCCS044Follow established person-centered behaviour supportsCore
CHCDIS017Facilitate community participation and social inclusionCore
CHCDIS018Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approachCore
CHCDIS019Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needsCore
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceCore
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issuesCore
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safetyCore
CHCCCS041Recognise healthy body systemsElective
CHCCCS043Support positive mealtime experiencesElective
CHCDIS012Support community participation and social inclusionElective

Tuition Fees

Government Funded Students
(Eligibility Criteria Applies for skills first funding)

Cost: $0

Full Fee paying Students.

Cost: $7000

Course Outline

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