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Certificate IV in Disability | Certificate in Disability | IHNA

Certificate IV in Disability – CHC43115

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    IHNA considers you as a ‘domestic’ student if you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen, or a holder of a permanent humanitarian visa.

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CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability

Introduction

People with disabilities want to achieve a high quality of life, just like everyone else. You can support and empower people to live with their challenges and achieve more independence, self-reliance, and well-being in order to pursue their goals.

The Certificate IV in Disability is a professional accreditation that focuses on the skills required to provide care for people with disabilities in a community or residential setting.

Because this work requires a person-centred approach, our teaching will prepare you to confidently work without direct supervision and even to be able to coordinate a small team. Your learning will blend theoretical and practical knowledge so that you’re ready to support individuals with disabilities in the healthcare industry.

Course Start Dates

Melbourne (Heidelberg)

Face to Face

Jul 4, 2022
Oct 3, 2022
Jan 2, 2023
Apr 3, 2023
Jul 3, 2023
Oct 2, 2023

Blended Delivery

Jan 9, 2023
Jul 3, 2023
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Sydney (Parramatta)

Blended Delivery

Jan 9, 2023
Mar 6, 2023
May 1, 2023
Jul 3, 2023
Sep 4, 2023
Nov 6, 2023

Cochin, India

Blended Delivery

Jul 4, 2022
Jan 2, 2023
Jul 3, 2023

Perth (SGT)

Blended Delivery

Enrol any Time!

Course Details

skills-badgeCHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability

You could be eligible for
RPL or CT RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

Know More

Internationally qualified nurses (RNs, GNMs, ANMs, PCL nurses) can receive RPL for this course and study the supplementary skillset CHCSS00070 – Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set in conjunction with the course to complete their qualification. Fees are AUD $1,250 , which includes professional experience placement.

Amount of Training :  790 Hours
AQF Level :4
Course Delivery : Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Cochin
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Accreditation
CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability
Funding

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability
  • Amount of Training is 790 Hours
  • Blended delivery
  • Available to domestic and international students
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
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
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

Pathways into this qualification: Candidates may progress from

  • HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Pathways from this qualification: Candidates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the community sector like

  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

With the Certificate IV in Disability in hand, you’ll be able to work professionally as a:

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Disability Team Leader/Supervisor
  • Behavioural Support Officer
  • Lifestyle Support Officer (Special Schools)
  • Employment Coordinator (Disability)
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant

We offer pathways into Health & Nursing degrees in partnership with La Trobe University so that on completion of this certificate you can further your education with:

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Melbourne campus only): Direct entry, with no Advanced Standing awarded

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability is:

State Funding
Victoria If the student is eligible, for Government funding, student pays: $0
Western Australia If the student is eligible, for Government funding, student pays: $1044.90
If holds valid concession student pays $309.60
New South Wales Check with us for Domestic Scholarships

*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding

*This training is delivered with Western Australian and Commonwealth Government Funding

Over 50 years of age? Speak to our team to avail 50% course fee scholarship.

Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia
Cochin Campus
37/1989 A, Bhattathiripad Road, Kaloor, Kochi – 682 017, India

MODE OF DELIVERY

BLENDED

The course is provided through Blended mode of delivery. It will be delivered over 790 hours including theory, self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training (120 hours) and 120 hours of work-based training/ professional experience placement (PEP).

20 contact hours will be delivered through synchronised online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The delivery mode is subject to your eligibility to access state funding requirements and other conditions, please contact our admissions consultants to know more.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do unstructured learning as assigned.

The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work-based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.

This course has no mandatory entry requirements as per the training package however IHNA has in place entry requirements and admission criteria.

  • 16 years of age and above at the time of commencement of the course
  • Successful completion of an Australian Year 10 qualification or equivalent.
  • In addition to meeting the academic requirements applicants must demonstrate their competence in literacy and numeracy levels in an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) at exit Level 3 and participate in a pre-training review when enrolling into the course
  • Mature age students (22+) will also be considered without the minimum education requirements. Each case will be reviewed individually to ascertain the capacity of the student to meet course requirements.

*Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

Additional Requirement:

Digital literacy

  • Should possess basic computer skills covering the most common usages of a computer, including managing computer files, word processing, using spreadsheets and databases; creating presentations; finding information and communicating using computers; and being aware of social and ethical implications of Internet use.
  • Students should be in possession of their own laptops to facilitate the training and assessment. Recommended Laptop requirements: Core i3 Processor, 4 GB of RAM, Operating system; Windows 7 or later version, Screen; 10” or higher, Microsoft Office or Open Office Program, Adobe Reader and Antivirus Program.

Professional Experience Placement Requirements

  • A National Police Clearance or Australian Federal Police (AFP) Clearance certificate
  • Immunisation is required prior to undertaking ‘Professional Experience Placement’(PEP) in healthcare facilities.
  • Please declare in your application if you have a disability, disorder, or if you’re on any medication that’ll require reasonable adjustments to fulfil these requirements.
  • Working with Children Check: Student may have the opportunity to work with patients under the age of 18. However, before Student can be allowed contact with these minors Student needs to obtain a Working with Children (WWC) Check.
  • Physical requirements that are necessary to pass the course objectives are:
    • Strength: To assist with lifting and transferring a client.
    • Mobility: To bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined spaces
    • Hearing: To hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages
    • Vision: To make physical assessments of client and equipment
    • Communication: To communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP)

With RPL we assess your competency based on formal, non-formal, informal learning or direct work experience based on the required skills of the course.

We use CT where you’ve completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation that meet the requirements of another course. We grant credit according to the Certification, Issuing, and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. Assessing a CT is free.

If you’re eligible for RPL or CT you may be able to complete the course in a shorter duration with reduction to total course fees. Check your eligibility with us.

What is a L – Portfolio?

L – Portfolio is a collection of work, skills and interests (evidence) in an electronic format that showcases learning and experience over time.When you think about your L-Portfolio and the types of evidence that it contains, it is important to think carefully about its purpose and intended audience.

Your L-Portfolio may contain all or some of the following:

  • Files of various formats (text, pictures, video, etc.)
  • Evidence related to courses taken, programs of study, etc.
  • Writing samples (which might include several drafts to show development and improvement)
  • Projects prepared for class or extracurricular activities
  • Evidence of creativity and performance
  • Evidence of extracurricular or co-curricular activities, including examples of leadership
  • Evaluations, analysis and recommendations

Uses of L-Portfolio

Recognition of Prior Learning application:

Our RPL tool is in the form of an L-Portfolio, and allows students to put on record all their life experiences, interests and skills. Not only will their academic achievement be listed out, but also any life experiences that could potentially be taken into account for extra credit as Recognition of Prior Learning. For instance, an individual who has taken care of his or her bedridden parent has already gained valuable caregiver experience, which could be chalked up against practical expertise and added to their resume.

This L-Portfolio could be sent to employers when applying for work, to universities while applying for extra credits through RPL, or in any other ways to market their expertise.

Showcase/Professional L Portfolios

These L-Portfolios are used as a way to demonstrate (showcase) the highlights of a student’s academic and professional career.

Learning Portfolios

These portfolios are typically created by a student as part of a course as a way to demonstrate learning and the learning process. These portfolios are often shared with other students to elicit peer feedback. Learning portfolios support the idea of formative feedback as an essential part of the learning process.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

Acknowledgement

HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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