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Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43121 – Certificate IV in Disability Support

  • AQF Level

    4
  • Amount of Training

    860 Hours
  • Course Fee

    1,750 AUD
  • Mode Of Delivery

    Online Blended
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* Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

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  • Dedicated Student Support Team
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) – learn as you practise

Course Overview

This course reflects the role of individuals in the community settings and peoples’ homes, who provide 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 according to and may contribute to an individualised plan, and work without direct supervision. They may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

The skills in this course must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

To achieve this course, the student must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

  • Amount of Training is 860 Hours
  • Blended delivery
  • Available to domestic students

Mode of Delivery

Mode of Delivery: Online Blended

Online theory with simulation workshop and work placement

This course is provided through the online, blended mode of delivery. It will be delivered over 860 hours, including self-paced structured e-learning as per the session plan, on-campus simulation training, assessment, and 15 hours of work-based training / professional experience placement (PEP).

Students are advised that they will be required to do unstructured self-learning. Weekly support sessions are available for this course if you require any assistance.

Please call our friendly admissions team to know more about the course.

From within Australia : 1800 22 52 83, From outside Australia : +61 3 9455 4462

Career Opportunity

With Certificate IV in Disability Support qualification in hand, graduates of the course will be able to work as a/an:

  • Disability Worker
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Care Assistant
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Community Access Coordinator
  • Disability Service Officer
  • Community House Worker
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Care Worker
  • Client Assistant
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • Field Officer (Community Services)

An affordable way to learn from IHNA Online training experts

What will I study?

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10 units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 7 core units

  • 3 elective units

  • CHCCCS044

    Follow established person-centred behaviour supports.

  • CHCDIS017

    Facilitate community participation and social inclusion.

  • CHCDIS018

    Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

  • CHCDIS019

    Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

  • CHCLEG003

    Manage legal and ethical compliance

  • CHCMHS001

    Work with people with mental health issues

  • HLTWHS003

    Maintain work health and safety

  • CHCCCS006

    Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

  • HLTAAP002

    Confirm physical health status

  • CHCCCS036

    Support relationships with carer and family

Course Module

Total number of units for this course = 10

7 Core units

3 Elective units

IHNA Online Admission Requirements

It is mandatory to have completed one of below qualification to enter this program

  • Completion of: CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), OR
  • Completion of: CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability), OR
  • Completion of: CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability plus the CHCSS00125

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

16 years of age and above at the time of commencement of the course.

Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 11 course is required for entry into this course.

Students may undergo language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) to identify Language, Literacy and Numeracy capabilities at the time of Orientation (prior to commencing the courses).

Students over the age of 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.

Digital literacy

Student must possess basic computer skills which includes 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.

IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunisation process before the PEP start date as some facilities will not provide placement to students without Immunisation.

*In the event that a student fails to meet the mentioned requirements, it may lead to exclusion from their practical placements, which could potentially result in an unsuccessful completion of the course.

IHNA Online Pathways

Pathways from this Qualification

Students may progress to higher level courses within and/or across the community/healthsector such as:

  • CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC43121 – Certificate IV in Disability
  • HLT47321 – Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • HLT54121 – Diploma of Nursing
  • HLT57715 – Diploma of Practice Management
  • CHC52021 – Diploma of Community Services
  • Bachelor of Social Services
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Nursing

Pathways to this Qualification

  • There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course

How to Apply

Step 1
Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Enrol Now” and pay your tuition fees.
Step 2
Access: Explore the learning resources and start learning on your learning platform. Credentials, user guide and a conditional offer letter will be sent to your email
Step 3
LLN:You are required to complete an LLN test, within the first 3 days of enrolling
Step 4
Confirmation:Upon completion of your LLN and any other prerequisites, you will be issued a Confirmation of Admission
Step 5
Cooling off period:Once enrolled students have a 5 working days cooling off period (from course commencement date) to withdraw from the course and avail a full refund of the fees paid

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

RPL and Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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.

Credit Transfer

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.

FAQ’s

Any other questions in your mind – let us give you some more clarity with the following FAQs – check below:

After you are qualified with the essential Course and degree as a Diploma in Practice Management you are eligible to work in multiple roles in the health sector such as-
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Senior Medical Receptionist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Practice Manager
  • Business Manager in health industry

There are a host of duties for a Practice manager to perform in the health industry-
  • Need to manage facility’s office staff
  • Human resources duties
  • Hiring members
  • Training new and old staff
  • Handle medical records
  • Billing
  • Ordering equipment and supplies
  • Administrative tasks
  • Ordering equipment and supplies

To excel in Practice manager role the person needs a variety of skills and qualities such as:
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Must have financial skills.
  • Able to manage a changing environment
  • Imbibe organisational skills
  • Always willing to work with peers and respect the views of your subordinates.

In recent years, the average practice manager’s salary in Australia can be seen around $70,000-$90,000 per year.

(Source : https://au.talent.com/salary)