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Certificate IV in Disability

  • National Course Code: CHC43115
  • TAFE NSW code: CHC43115-01V02-19HIL-220

Location – The Hills College, Castle Hill Campus

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

12 Aug 2019

Hours Per Week

6

Duration

1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
There are no entry requirements for the course.
To achieve this qualification, you must have completed at least 120 hours of workplacement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency.
WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm
We have no information sessions scheduled at this time. Please contact the TAFE NSW Contact Centre on 131601 for more information.

To undertake the workplacement component of the course you will need to have a Working With Children Check and a Criminal History Check.
http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/online_services/criminal_history_check
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check
The course will be delivered on Monday and Wednesday 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm. In addition you are required to complete 120 hours of workplacement.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00
To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.
Core Units
Number Title
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
Elective Units
Number Title
HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

The Hills College, Castle Hill Campus
Cnr Showground & Green Roads, Castle Hill
Phone 131 601

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