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.
16 Aug 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
Week commencing 15 July 2019
Full time: 5 months (Tuesday - Friday from 9am - 4pm). You'll need to complete a minimum of 120 hours work placement within the semester.
Off campus: approx 12 months, with 3 - 4 units generally undertaken each term.
Traineeships may be available: 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.
You should also attend an Information Session.
Working with Children Checks and Police Record 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 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
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$1,794.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$359.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$8,234.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$140.00|
|Retain Course Items***||$165.00|
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.
Is this the course for you?
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