CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
Course Name: CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
Duration: 6 months
Clinical Placement: 120 hours
|Recognition||Nationally recognised – meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards|
|Study mode||Study at your own pace, face-to-face classes|
|Study load||6 months|
|Start date||Rolling enrollment|
|Payment options||Pay in full or set up a payment plan|
|Prerequisites||Year 12 (HSC); or equivalent qualification/s. Must be 18 years or above|
- If you want to work in community services and provide support to individuals and groups, this course is for you.
- Study with us – you will notice the quality of our industry expertise by our clinical placements. You will be able to choose to be placed within our network of clinical facilities from 50 to 170 in-Residents.
- In our largest clinical facility, you will be rotating with our existing staff members. And learn from them how to better care for residents.
- By undertaking a Clinical placement you’ll get a chance to put the knowledge you’ve learned on your course into practice.
- You’ll also develop practical, on-the-job skills and could make contacts that could help you find a job once you graduate.
- Clinical placement is often the most rewarding part of a student’s course. Working face-to-face with clients and colleagues in your chosen field makes a huge difference to your career confidence.
- This is a great entry level Certificate that will equip you with specialist knowledge, and the opportunity to put your training into practice during Structured Workplace Learning for real workplace experience. The course has been designed to ensure that you are job-ready and confident at its completion.
- Throughout this course you’ll learn how to provide support to meet personal care needs, implement individualised plans and empower those with disabilities.
- Learning content
- Learning activities
- Additional resources
- Accommodation Support Worker
- Care Assistant
- Community Care Worker
- Disability Support Worker
- Residential Care Worker
Here are 14 units to be completed in this disability qualification – 11 core and 3 elective units in accordance with the packaging rules.
|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|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
- Expert trainer
- Study workshops
- Personalised support through your training coordinator
- Knowledge tests
- Workplace observation
- Workplace portfolio
- Assessment workbook
- We understand that you may already have many skills and areas of expertise that you have obtained in different ways and these are recognised through our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.
- We have developed an RPL application kit for this course.
- The Student Handbook, provides more information about our RPL process. Alternatively, you can contact an Enrolment Consultant to discuss your RPL options.
The course duration is 6 months (26 weeks) with students attending face to face classroom based blended delivery or studying self-paced via supported on-line learning, through the On-Line Learning Environment (OLE).
What is Clinical Placement?
- A Clinical Placement is the part of your course where you learn and are assessed in a place of work related to your course which has been approved by Oz Care Training
- At your work placement, you’ll get practical, hands on experience under the guidance of your supervisor. Your supervisor will be someone with involvement in industry, who can mentor you during your placement.
How do I find a Clinical Placement?
We already have Memorandum of Understanding with several Care facilities and we will guarantee your Clinical placements with one of our partners. However, if you are already in the industry and choses your employer as your clinical placement we will also support your option.
What support will I get?
It’s our responsibility to find a suitable Host Organisation to carry out your Clinical Placement, there is a Work Placement Team available to give you a hand if you find that you are struggling with your current Host Organisation.
Clinical Placement hours
This course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement.
You will need to undertake your Clinical Placement in an organisation involved in professional disability services, such as a group home, respite centre, community services or aged care facility. The host organisation will need to be able to provide you with access to specialist equipment and resources. Your workplace assessor will ascertain whether the workplace is appropriate for you and guide you through your educational journey.
Year 12 (HSC); or equivalent qualification/s.
You will need to be at least 18 years old or over for enrollment.
This course involves reading and undertaking a range of written assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.
If you haven’t successfully completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:
- Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate II level or higher; or
- 2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication
You will need to be reasonably physically fit as the role may involve a variety of tasks that require a reasonable amount of physical activity, such as providing direct personal care including showering, domestic assistance, transferring and assisting clients with mobility.
- Successful completion of Oz Care Training Clinical Placement Requirements, including National Police check and Relevant immunisation check and be;
- 18 years or above.
Pay in full
If you pay your course fees up-front in full, you’ll benefit from a discount.
Course fees can be paid every month or beginning of each term.
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- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes