Part Time Day
Course Start Date
15.7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
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
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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a blended part time course. You will need to attend approximately 8.7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 1 year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 10.6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assignment preparation, research and private study.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who are currently work in the disability field and want to gain a formal qualification. New entrants who would like to work in the disability field.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Friday from 9.00am to 4.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCDIS002||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCDIS005||Develop and provide person-centred service responses|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach|
|CHCDIS010||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCDIS004||Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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