Certificate IV inDisability

CHC43115
Mildura and Swan Hill Nationally_Recognised_Training2
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.

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Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115)

Destination Careers

Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

Further Study

This qualification enables students to pathway into the Diploma of Community Services.

Entry Requirements

Pre-selection interview, Working with Children Check and a Victorian Police Check. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual’s existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

18 Months

Details
This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support to empower people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.
Where & When
Mildura: January
Swan Hill: February
Course Delivery
Students study this program via flexible delivery mode. Students can enrol into this program at any time during the academic year. Delivery is conducted over 18 months for flexible students from date of enrolment.
Units, Fees & Study Options

Select Funding Option:

  • Mildura Campus (starting January)18 Months, Flexible/Online, Part Time
    • Government Subsidised
    • Concession
    • Skills Recognition Govt Subsidised
    • Skills Recognition Concession
    • Skills Recognition Self-funded
    • Self-Funded
  • Swan Hill Campus (starting February)18 Months, Classroom Based, Part Time
    • Government Subsidised
    • Concession
    • Skills Recognition Govt Subsidised
    • Skills Recognition Concession
    • Skills Recognition Self-funded
    • Self-Funded

 

Compulsory Units

Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability 100.00 $430.00 $40.00 $86.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $200.00   $40.00   $300.00   $530.00 $40.00
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems 70.00 $301.00 $40.00 $60.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $140.00   $28.00   $210.00   $371.00 $40.00
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses 135.00 $580.50 $40.00 $116.10 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $270.00   $54.00   $405.00   $715.50 $40.00
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports 50.00 $215.00 $40.00 $43.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $40.00
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach 50.00 $215.00 $40.00 $43.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $40.00
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support 30.00 $129.00 $40.00 $25.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $60.00   $12.00   $90.00   $159.00 $40.00
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40.00 $172.00 $40.00 $34.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $40.00
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care 25.00 $107.50 $40.00 $21.50 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $50.00   $10.00   $75.00   $132.50 $40.00
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs 90.00 $387.00 $40.00 $77.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $180.00   $36.00   $270.00   $477.00 $40.00
Totals                                        

Electives

Requirement This Group of Electives
3 components
Code Unit Name Hours Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach 40.00 $172.00 $40.00 $34.40 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $80.00   $16.00   $120.00   $212.00 $40.00
CHCCCS005 Conduct individual assessments 45.00 $193.50 $40.00 $38.70 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $90.00   $18.00   $135.00   $238.50 $40.00
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients 100.00 $430.00 $40.00 $86.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $200.00   $40.00   $300.00   $530.00 $40.00
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people 50.00 $215.00 $40.00 $43.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $40.00
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships 55.00 $236.50 $40.00 $47.30 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $110.00   $22.00   $165.00   $291.50 $40.00
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families 70.00 $301.00 $40.00 $60.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $140.00   $28.00   $210.00   $371.00 $40.00
CHCDIS006 Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports 85.00 $365.50 $40.00 $73.10 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $170.00   $34.00   $255.00   $450.50 $40.00
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships 50.00 $215.00 $50.00 $43.00 $50.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $50.00
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs 100.00 $430.00 $40.00 $86.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $200.00   $40.00   $300.00   $530.00 $40.00
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services 80.00 $344.00 $40.00 $68.80 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $160.00   $32.00   $240.00   $424.00 $40.00
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations 45.00 $193.50 $40.00 $38.70 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $90.00   $18.00   $135.00   $238.50 $40.00
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery 120.00 $516.00 $40.00 $103.20 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $240.00   $48.00   $360.00   $636.00 $40.00
CHCCCS021 Respond to suspected abuse 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCCCS018 Provide suicide bereavement support 50.00 $215.00 $40.00 $43.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $40.00
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion 60.00 $258.00 $40.00 $51.60 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $120.00   $24.00   $180.00   $318.00 $40.00
CHCCCS024 Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder 50.00 $215.00 $40.00 $43.00 $40.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $100.00   $20.00   $150.00   $265.00 $40.00
Requirement This Group of Electives
3 components
Code Unit Name Hours Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material Tuition Material
HLTAID003 Provide first aid 18.00 $77.40 $25.00 $15.48 $25.00 Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire $36.00   $7.20   $54.00   $95.40 $25.00

This course includes the following methods of assessment: Observation and oral questioning, Practical task, Role play/Simulation, Written task.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees:

Average total fees to complete this course:

Government Subsidised $4,602
Concession $1,368
Skills Recognition Govt Subsidised $1,880
Skills Recognition Concession $376
Skills Recognition Self-funded $2,820
Self-funded $5,542

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and canellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.

Financial Help for Students

Australian residents may be eligible to receive a variety of payments and subsidies to help them study.

Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY and ABSTUDY are support payments intended to cover a student’s general living expenses. Many Australians are eligible for one of these payments. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

The Victorian Training Guarantee provides a subsidy for people undertaking an approved Victorian course that is at a higher level than any they have studied before (other conditions apply). This discount is included when we give you a quote. Please contact us to talk more about it.

Students who are single parents, caring for someone with special needs or are receiving a Disability Support Pension may be eligible for the Pensioner Education Supplement. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

Trade Support Loans are low interest loans for people studying approved trades, agriculture and horticulture courses (including apprenticeships). Trade Support Loans can be spent on anything you need to learn your trade, including tools.

A VET Student Loan is a low interest loan scheme for approved Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Certificate IV courses. Under both schemes, eligible students can avoid paying their course fees up front. They only need to start paying them once they earn a substantial wage ($54,869 for the 2016-2017 financial year). A low rate of interest is charged. Please note that a VET Student Loan also includes a loan fee and can not be used to cover amenities, materials and some other fees and charges. Students should refer to the Institute’s VET Student Loans Student Entry Procedure for information on eligibility to access VET Student Loans.

Please contact us to talk more about these loan programs.

If a student has children, they may be eligible for Jobs, Education and Training Child Care fee assistance. This offers additional assistance to the Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. Our Mildura Campus is home to TAFE Kids Inc, a centre offering child care and kindergarten services. It provides care to children of SuniTAFE students, staff and the general public. Please contact the Department of Human Services for more details.

Some software companies provide substantial discounts to SuniTAFE students. These include Microsoft and Adobe. Please talk to the SuniTAFE Bookshop for details.

The Support for Adult Australian Apprentices initiative can provide support payments to both apprentices aged 25 and over, and their employers. Please contact us for details.

Students may be eligible for Rent Assistance to help with accommodation costs. Our Mildura Campus includes Student Residences which can provide students with single and shared rooms in close proximity to all our campus facilities. Please contact us for details about our residences, and the Department of Human Services for information about Rent Assistance.

If you live near one of our campuses and plan to use a bus to attend classes, you may be eligible for a Victorian Public Transport Student Concession Card. This card gives people cheaper bus fares. Apprentices, people undertaking courses of less then ten weeks duration and part time students are not eligible. Please contact Public Transport Victoria for more details.

Students needing to leave home to attend one of our campuses may be eligible for the Fares Allowance. This can assist with up to three trips per year between the locality where you study and where you originally lived. If your trip involves Victorian buses or trains, having a Victorian Public Transport Student Concession Card will likely reduce the cost further. To learn more about the Fares Allowance, contact the Department of Human Services.

Financial Help for Business

You know your business. SuniTAFE knows training and the government incentives available to help businesses develop their staff. If you’d like to find out how we can help you improve your business through staff development, please contact us.

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Certificate IV in Disability

Certificate IV in Disability

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