CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
|Duration||52 weeks (1 year) – full-time or part-time distance, online or blended mode|
|Location||Mervic campus, on-campus simulated environment/room, and actual workplace (placement)|
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. As part of the course, you will gain a range of critical skills to provide advanced care for clients with disabilities, how to follow person-centered behavior supports, develop person-centered service responses, and support the independence and well-being of clients.
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.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication
On completing this qualification, learners are suited to undertake roles such as:
- Behavioural support officer
- Marketing coordinator
- Development officer
- Project officer (life enhancement team)
- Disability officer (day support)
- Residential care officer
- Disability support officer/worker
- Senior personal care assistant
- Employee coordinator (disability)
- Social educator
- Job coordinator
- Social trainer
- Lifestyle support officer
- Local area coordinator
The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability is made up of 14 total units which covers 11 core units and 3 elective units. These have been carefully selected to ensure that the course meets the needs of a wide range of roles requiring disability care and support skills.
CHCCCS015 – Provide individualised support
CHCDIS002 – Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS005 – Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
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 disability with complex needs
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS023 – Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS025 – Support relationships with carers and families
CHCHCS001 – Provide home and community support services
*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change.
Work-Based Training (WBT)
120 hours in an approved care facility over the duration of the course.
All students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at Mervic College.
English Language Requirements
Mervic approved LLN (ACSF level 3) or an English Placement Test;
General English with Intermediate level achieved;
Mature-age candidates with relevant industry experience
Completion of Year 11 or higher.
All students are required to undertake a pre-training review that aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner, and relevant experience.
Qualifications offered by Mervic College are based on the principles, guidelines, and standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.
Course Tuition Fee
Subsidy: No government-funded places are available at the moment.
Special discounted fee: $6,500
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