Would you like to help people with a disability make positive changes to their lives? In our disability course you’ll develop the skills and knowledge to advocate for and empower people with a disability, enhancing their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation.
In our disability course you’ll study how to:
Our Certificate IV in Disability is a nationally recognised qualification, with graduates highly sought out by employers. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) promotes a wide range of opportunities for assisting people with disability and there is an increased demand for trained disability support workers following the 2017 rollout of the NDIS in Victoria.
06 Apr 2020 at 03:00PM AEST
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Full time: 3 February 2020
Part Time: Expression of Interest being taken for potential April 2020 enrollment. Contact Customer experience to lodge your EOI.
Off campus/Traineeship: enrolments are taken each term
Full time: 5 months (Tuesday - Friday from 9am - 4pm). You'll need to complete a minimum of 120 hours work placement within the semester
Part time: 10 months (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
Off campus/Traineeship: approx 12 months, with 3 - 4 units generally undertaken each term
After successful completion of our disability course you can apply for employment opportunities in residential or community settings working with people who have disabilities.
Job roles are available in the areas of:
You must be at least 18 years of age.
Students are required to produce a valid volunteer Working with Children Check and a satisfactory police check prior to commencement of the course. These checks are required for industry work placement and future employment in this field.
Off campus or traineeship students - you must be employed within the disability sector for a minimum of 2 days (15 hours) per week to be eligible for off campus study.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
TRAINEESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer.
We can provide information and support on how to apply for a traineeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email email@example.com.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for the Diploma of Community Services
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Free TAFE||Government Subsidised Concessions||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$165||$165||$165||$165|
|Total Course Estimate||$545||$922||$2,431||$8,871|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$545||$922||$2,431||$8,871|
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Student tuition & materials fees published are indicative, and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
Completion of 14 units (including 11 core and 3 electives)
To be assessed as competent in this qualification you are to satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks and undertake a minimum 120 hours supervised work placement in a relevant residential or community setting. This could include:
For off campus or traineeships, work placement will be completed within your workplace over the duration of your studies.
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