Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115

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  • Duration

    32 weeks plus 120 hours of hands-on experience

  • Study Mode

    On campus and virtual classroom

  • Location

    Chiltern, Mansfield, Seymour, Wangaratta, Shepparton, Flowerdale, Kinglake, Wallan, Benalla, Wodonga

    Would you prefer another location?

Overview

Are you passionate about supporting, empowering and including people with a disability? Learn the skills to support and grow their independence. This course will qualify you to work in a variety of roles at people’s homes, in day-care or other settings.

Content

You start with a short module, Success4U, that helps you successfully prepare for your course and make the most of it.

The course covers:

  • health and safety, including a course in First Aid
  • provide personal support
  • work with diverse people, their family and carers
  • manage ethical and legal compliance
  • person-centred support and empowerment, including participation and social inclusion

The course includes 120 hours of practical training in a disability care facility. The Centre has an excellent network in the region to help you find a suitable disability facility. A trainer will observe you working at the facility as part of your assessment.

Requirements

  • Working with Children Check
  • Police Check
  • Full COVID19 vaccination as well as possible industry required vaccinations e.g. Influenza

Fees

  • Government funded concession fee $0
  • Government full funded fee $0
  • Fee for service fee $5,718

You may qualify for The Victorian Skills First funding if you do not have a post-school qualification.

Talk to us today to see if you are eligible for funding.

How?

The course is delivered two days per week in the classroom or online. Times are 9:30 to 15:00, but these hours are flexible to your needs. Your work placement is 120 hours, at times you agree with the facility.

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Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. Individuals with a disability are encouraged to access government subsidised training.