From this qualification, you could get a head start on your career in disability services with the intermediate-level qualification. This course will set you up to work in a number of community services settings, or pursue further education at a diploma level or higher.
About This Course
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-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.
This course has a minimum of 15 supervised scheduled face to face course contact hours on campus per week as well as 5 distance / online education hours per week. This comes to a total of 20 hours per week. Students are also required to undertake reading, activities, research, assessments and homework.
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.
What You’ll Learn:
recognising healthy body systems
understanding person-centred support
advocating for people with a disability
working to support people with a disability to meet their goals
Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
Develop and provide person-centred service responses
Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
Work with diverse people
Manage legal and ethical compliance
Recognise healthy body systems
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
Assist clients with medication
Provide First Aid
Domestic Base Rate
Temporary Resident Rate
International Onshore Rate
International Offshore Rate
Certificate IV in Disability
Enrolment Fee: $200
Charlton Brown’s tuition fees vary based on a combination of residential status and location at the time of applying. The following fees for this course are indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific tuition fees, terms and conditions will be provided via a formal Letter Of Offer issued to successful applicants.
Should you wish to discuss tuition fees, please Contact Us or alternatively, you may Apply Now and our Admissions Team will respond with a formal Letter of Offer should your application be successful.
Scholarships and discounts may apply for approved agents, campus locations or global region.
16 years old or above;
Australian Year 12 high school certificate or overseas equivalent;