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Course Info

Certificate IV in Disability

National Course Code: CHC43115

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Disability will provide you with the skills to work in community settings and client homes and empower people with disabilities to achieve their goals, greater levels of independence and lead lives at their full potential.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

  • Develop and provide individualised support
  • Faciliate the empowerment of people with a disability
  • Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance and follow safe work practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the qualities that will help you get ahead in this field:

  • Empathy and patience
  • A personable nature
  • The ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Great organisation and time management skills
  • Skills in conflict resolution and the ability to diffuse difficult situations
  • Communicate skills to well with a range of people

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Be successful in this course and you will gain:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at the minimum requirement to move into a leadership role
  • First Aid certificate

Be employed in a rewarding career as a:

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Community-Based Support Officer
  • Disability Team Leader
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The disability sector is a dynamic and rapidly growing industry. Demand for workers strong, and expected to grow by nearly 6,000 jobs by 2024. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a key driver of this growth and supports people with disabilities, their families and carers through early interventions and advisory services as well as access to new equipment and respite care.

Locations

This course is currently available at 46 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this field:

  • Enjoy helping people
  • Like to work independently and as part of a team
  • Are able to support people with domestic duties
  • Are personable and can work collaboratively with others
  • Have good organisation and time management skills
  • Are empathetic and have patience
  • Have conflict resolution skills and are able diffuse difficult situations
  • Understand the issues and interests of different communities
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Are able to cope with physical demands, like lifting

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned so far and identify what knowledge or skills need further development. In this course you will undertake:

  • Skills assessments: role play scenarios, presentation, practical, observation (including assessments in the work place)
  • Knowledge assessments: multiple choice, true or false, short answer questions, quiz
  • Case studies: case study scenario, reflection
  • Portfolio: samples of work in a workplace environment
  • Projects: report, research based project, journal, essay
  • Training Log Book: clinical skills workbook, workplace forms

The Certificate III Individual Support (Disability) provides strong foundational skills to get your career started in disability sector.

This course, the Certificate IV in Disability provides you with the skills and knowledge to work autonomously and with a degree of responsibility. You may be required to supervise and lead other workers in projects or teams.

Your work placement provides you with important on-the-job experience where you will learn what goes on behind the scenes to support people with disability to lead fulfilling lives.

You will gain a range of skills to deliver high quality support:

  • Build relationships with people with disabilities and their family members
  • Experience working with people who have a variety of disabilities
  • Empower people with disability
  • Facilitate community inclusion and social inclusion
  • Contribute to the review and evaluation of organisation policy and procedure
  • Work within organisational policy and procedures in regards to appropriate and relevant documentation (including records and storage)
  • Deliver person-centred supports
  • Engage in critical analysis and reflection of own practice

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills as a community worker through an innovative, virtual, simulated organisation called the Indigo Community Services and Health Hub.

The Hub is where you will gain practical experience working with simulated clients who have real world goals before starting your work placement.

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on campus study environments - industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and employability.

In this course you will study in three main learning environments:

  1. TAFE NSW campus classroom: you will be equipped with the knowledge needed to work within the community services sector

  2. Indigo Community Services and Health Hub: a custom designed virtual simulated organisation where you will develop practical skills

  3. Disability organisation: your work placement hours provide an opportunity to refine your practical skills

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Studiosity - online access to a tutor

The disability sector is a dynamic and rapidly growing industry, with demand for workers strong, and expected to grow by nearly 6,000 jobs by 2024. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a key driver of this growth and supports people with disabilities, their families and carers through early interventions and advisory services as well as access to new equipment and respite care.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Full Time, Part Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening, FT Connected, PTD Connected, PTE Connected
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Albury: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Bankstown: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 28 Weeks

Bankstown: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 09 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Bega Connected Learning Centre: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Bourke Connected Learning Centre: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Campbelltown: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 27 Weeks

Cobar: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Condobolin: FT Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 20 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Cooma: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Coonamble: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Cootamundra: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Corowa Connected Learning Centre: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Deniliquin Connected Learning Centre: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Dubbo, Myall Street: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Finley: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Forbes: FT Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 20 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Glendale: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Gosford: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Goulburn: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Griffith: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Hay: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Kingscliff: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 26 Weeks

Lake Cargelligo: FT Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 20 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Leeton: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Meadowbank: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Weeks

Meadowbank: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 1 Year

Moruya: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Moss Vale: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Moss Vale: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Mudgee: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Narrandera Connected Learning Centre: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Nepean, Kingswood: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Nowra: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Orange, March Street: FT Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 20 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Padstow: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 19 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 28 Weeks

Parkes: FT Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 20 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Queanbeyan: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Shellharbour: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Shellharbour: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

St George, Main Campus: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 1 Year

St George, Main Campus: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Temora: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Tumut: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Wagga Wagga: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Warren: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

West Wyalong: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Wetherill Park: FT Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 27 Weeks

Wetherill Park: PTE Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 10 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 24 Weeks

Wollongong: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Wyong: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Yass: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Young: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

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