• Code
  • CHC43115
  • Type
  • Apprenticeship / Traineeship; Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • Online
  • Flexible
  • Full Time
  • Blended
  • Part Time
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 1 years
    Part Time: 2 years
    Flexible: 2 years +
  • Starting Date
  • February 2018
  • Location
  • Online
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Course Overview

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.

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.

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Disability.

Career Opportunities

  • Case coordinator
  • Care manager
  • Care coordinator
  • Disability Support Officer, Trainer.
  • Disability Support Worker

Opportunities for Further Study

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services (Case Management Specialisation)
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services - Case Management

Further Information

Entry Requirements

A written application and interview is required

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Participants will need access to a computer and an Internet connection.

Fees

Course Cost

For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Fee Assistance.

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable

Materials Fees

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information

  • Police check and Working With Children Check required for placement of 120 hours.

Placement

It is expected that the students would complete a minimum 120 hours work placement.
Depending on location of the student this would be the students responsibility.

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

No additional materials are required for online study although teachers may recommend texts that a student might like to purchase.

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

To attain this qualification a total of 14 units must be achieved; comprising 11 core units and 3 electives.

Unit CodeUnit Name
Core Units (11)
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS005Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS008Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS009Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS010Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective Units - 3 chosen in conjunction with Learning Manager

Course Dates

N/A

Assessment

practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, written assessment

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?

Yes

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