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CHC43115 - Certificate IV in Disability

Do you want to empower people with disabilities to achieve a higher level of independence and self-reliance? If so, CQUniversity’s Certificate IV in Disability is for you. From learning to work with diverse people to facilitating community participation and social inclusion, the online course will equip you to become a confident disability support worker.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

18 months full-time

AVAILABILITY

Online

FULL COURSE COST

$4,455 (2020), $4,368 (2019)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$1,042 (2020), $1,022 (2019)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$814 (2020), $798 (2019)

UNITS/CREDITS

14 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Employment opportunities include, but are not limited to: Disability Support Worker, Employment Coordinator (Disability), Disability Support Coordinator, Lifestyle Support Officer, Personal Care Assistance, Social Educator.

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 be currently working in an approved disability service.  

Standard Course Structure

Study Modes: RPL/RCC/Credit, Online
Duration:

18 months full-time

Core
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIS005Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS010Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIS008Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS009Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
Elective
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs

Online

2019 FebruaryOnline Available
2019 AprilOnline Available
2019 JuneOnline Available
2019 AugustOnline Available
2019 OctoberOnline Available
2019 MarchOnline Available
2019 MayOnline Available
2019 SeptemberOnline Available
2020 FebruaryOnline Available
2020 AprilOnline Available
2020 JuneOnline Available
2020 AugustOnline Available
2020 OctoberOnline Available
No information available at this time.
No information available at this time.

Student must be currently working in the disability sector.  

Employment opportunities include, but are not limited to: Disability Support Worker, Employment Coordinator (Disability), Disability Support Coordinator, Lifestyle Support Officer, Personal Care Assistance, Social Educator.
No information available at this time.
Fee for service$4,368 (2019)
Subsidised full fee$1,022 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee$798 (2019)
Fee for service per unit$312 (2019)
Fee for service (International)N/A
Fee for service per unit (International)N/A
Subsidised full fee per unit$73 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$57 (2019)
Fee for service$4,455 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$1,042 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$814 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$318 (2020)
Fee for service (International)N/A
Fee for service per unit (International)N/A
Subsidised full fee per unit$74 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$58 (2020)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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