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Description

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.

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Nationally Recognised

Yes

Delivery Mode
  • Classroom Based
  • Workplace
  • Distance Learning
  • Blended
Course Duration

12 months

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

Career Opportunities
  • Accommodation support worker
  • Assistant in nursing
  • Home care assistant
  • In-home respite worker
  • Care service employees
  • Nursing assistant
  • Personal care assistant
  • Community care/support worker
  • Residential care worker
  • Support worker
Funding, Eligibility and Course Fee

Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding(Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited in 2019, so be sure to make a timely application!

For more information, refer to the Course fee.

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UNITS
Unit Code Unit Name
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
CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families