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 learn from experienced trainers on how to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of people with disabilities and take part in extensive industry work placement.
In 2020 we will be offering two streams under this qualification:
You'll need to decide which stream you wish to study prior to enrolment.
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 Jul 2020 at 02:00PM AEST
Box Hill Institute reserves the right to alter or delete details of a course offering, fees or other information provided
Full time: February, June & July
Traineeship: enrolments are taken each term
Full time: 5 months starting July 16 (Tuesday to Friday 9am to 4pm with 2 compulsory 2 day orientations 14 & 15 July)
Traineeship: approx 12 months, with 3 - 4 units generally undertaken each term
This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.
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, evidence of current immunisation status / vaccinations for Category A Health Care Worker and 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.
You will require access to a computer with a microphone and camera.
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|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. 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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