Certificate IV in Disability

National ID: CHC43115
State ID: AWJ3
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Private
AMA Training Services

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course description

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Campus locations

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Private
Amana Living Training Institute

The Certificate IV in Disability reflects the role of workers who provide training and support in a way that empowers people with disabilities to achieve a greater level of independence and self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing in a range of community settings and clients’ homes.

Care worker’s in this role:

  • Promote a person-centred approach
  • Work without direct supervision
  • And may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

The course is delivered part time at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 140 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Community/Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training and Traineeship funding models.

Course description

The Certificate IV in Disability reflects the role of workers who provide training and support in a way that empowers people with disabilities to achieve a greater level of independence and self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing in a range of community settings and clients’ homes.

Care worker’s in this role:

  • Promote a person-centred approach
  • Work without direct supervision
  • And may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

The course is delivered part time at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 140 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Community/Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training and Traineeship funding models.

Campus locations

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Public
Central Regional TAFE

Training Package Version:Release 2

Do you have a passion for helping others? A Certificate IV in Disability will prepare you to work as a disability support worker in a client"s home or within a community organisation. You"ll help people with an intellectual or physical disability, by empowering them to become more independent and self-reliant, allowing them to participate in community activities. People working at this level may be a supervisor or manage the performance of other team members, you can also report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.

Entrance Requirements

You must participate in a pre-enrolment indusction with the lecturer prior to enrolment. Additionally, for aged care and disability work you will need both physical and medical fitness. Aged care and disability work can be emotionally and physically challenging and will be very hands-on. You will require the level of medical and physcial fitness needed to be on your feet for long periods of time, help transfer and position elederly clients and ehere relevant undertake other fitness activities eg cleaning, moving equipment, transporting clients in wheelchairs, helping clients in and out of vehicles.

You will also be required to hold a current National Police Certificate, a Working with Children Check and potentially an Immunisation declaration. See the Pre-Enrolment Information booklet for more detail.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. You will require and Aspire Learner Guide for most units of this course which can be purchased from our Bookshop. Additional details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Information booklet.

Work Placement

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete at least 120 hours of work.

VET Student Loans

This course IS NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Course description

Training Package Version:Release 2

Do you have a passion for helping others? A Certificate IV in Disability will prepare you to work as a disability support worker in a client"s home or within a community organisation. You"ll help people with an intellectual or physical disability, by empowering them to become more independent and self-reliant, allowing them to participate in community activities. People working at this level may be a supervisor or manage the performance of other team members, you can also report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.

Entrance Requirements

You must participate in a pre-enrolment indusction with the lecturer prior to enrolment. Additionally, for aged care and disability work you will need both physical and medical fitness. Aged care and disability work can be emotionally and physically challenging and will be very hands-on. You will require the level of medical and physcial fitness needed to be on your feet for long periods of time, help transfer and position elederly clients and ehere relevant undertake other fitness activities eg cleaning, moving equipment, transporting clients in wheelchairs, helping clients in and out of vehicles.

You will also be required to hold a current National Police Certificate, a Working with Children Check and potentially an Immunisation declaration. See the Pre-Enrolment Information booklet for more detail.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. You will require and Aspire Learner Guide for most units of this course which can be purchased from our Bookshop. Additional details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Information booklet.

Work Placement

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete at least 120 hours of work.

VET Student Loans

This course IS NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Empower people with disability to achieve greater levels of independence

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live their own life, then this is the course for you.

When you complete this courseyou will be on a pathway toa career in the rewarding and sometimes challenging world of disability work. You could find yourself workingin a range of settings including residential, employment, recreational and/or day support, advocacy and case management,supporting people with a disability to gain skills and knowledge to move towards a more independent and self-determined life.

The Certificate IV in Disability includes a supervised work placement, giving you the opportunityto apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way. Our students often gain employment through their work placement.

Gain these skills
  • Facilitate community participation, social inclusion and ongoing skills development for clients
  • Communicate, networkand workwith relevant people to ensure clients aresupported
  • Facilitate the empowerment of clients
  • Provide person-centred services to clients with complex needs
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Safe work practices
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Passionate about supporting individuals to lead a more independent and fulfilled life
  • Reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
  • Professional, friendly and supportive
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Course description

Empower people with disability to achieve greater levels of independence

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live their own life, then this is the course for you.

When you complete this courseyou will be on a pathway toa career in the rewarding and sometimes challenging world of disability work. You could find yourself workingin a range of settings including residential, employment, recreational and/or day support, advocacy and case management,supporting people with a disability to gain skills and knowledge to move towards a more independent and self-determined life.

The Certificate IV in Disability includes a supervised work placement, giving you the opportunityto apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way. Our students often gain employment through their work placement.

Gain these skills
  • Facilitate community participation, social inclusion and ongoing skills development for clients
  • Communicate, networkand workwith relevant people to ensure clients aresupported
  • Facilitate the empowerment of clients
  • Provide person-centred services to clients with complex needs
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Safe work practices
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Passionate about supporting individuals to lead a more independent and fulfilled life
  • Reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
  • Professional, friendly and supportive
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Please note that this course is currently only available to students who are working in the industry.

Before you apply for entry to this course please read the essential information:

  • This is a 'flexible delivery' course, with one support class once per week for three hours.
  • This course is recommended for students with Certificate III in Individual Support.
  • Full-time students who are not in suitable employment will need to complete an equivalent work placement.
  • As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study eg: you will need to obtain a National Police Clearance, and you will need to pay for stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.
  • You will also need to use a computer and the internet for assignment preparation. Computers are available for student use at the college library.
  • There is a compulsory work placement in this course
  • This qualification has compulsory units that must be assessed in a relevant workplace. To complete this qualification, you will be required to provide evidence from your workplace that you provide individual support and planning for people with a disability. You should be able to provide this evidence from most relevant workplaces but South Metropolitan TAFEcannot guarantee that all students will have the opportunity to meet all of the requirements for this qualification in every workplace.

You might not be able to complete this qualification if:

  • If you are under 18.
  • If you have a criminal conviction that will appear on your National Police Clearance.
  • If you are likely to have difficulty in communicating with either workers or clients. (i.e. difficulty with written or spoken English)
  • If you might have difficulty with the manual tasks involved in personal care work, including lifting (eg 'bad back').
  • If you are likely to find it difficult or distressing to provide personal care such as toileting and bathing for male and female clients or residents.
  • If you are not able to set aside sufficient time for attendance at class, workplace requirements and study.
  • If, for any reason, you aren't likely to be able to attend your workplace regularly and reliably.
CoreSkillsRequired

Course description

Please note that this course is currently only available to students who are working in the industry.

Before you apply for entry to this course please read the essential information:

  • This is a 'flexible delivery' course, with one support class once per week for three hours.
  • This course is recommended for students with Certificate III in Individual Support.
  • Full-time students who are not in suitable employment will need to complete an equivalent work placement.
  • As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study eg: you will need to obtain a National Police Clearance, and you will need to pay for stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.
  • You will also need to use a computer and the internet for assignment preparation. Computers are available for student use at the college library.
  • There is a compulsory work placement in this course
  • This qualification has compulsory units that must be assessed in a relevant workplace. To complete this qualification, you will be required to provide evidence from your workplace that you provide individual support and planning for people with a disability. You should be able to provide this evidence from most relevant workplaces but South Metropolitan TAFEcannot guarantee that all students will have the opportunity to meet all of the requirements for this qualification in every workplace.

You might not be able to complete this qualification if:

  • If you are under 18.
  • If you have a criminal conviction that will appear on your National Police Clearance.
  • If you are likely to have difficulty in communicating with either workers or clients. (i.e. difficulty with written or spoken English)
  • If you might have difficulty with the manual tasks involved in personal care work, including lifting (eg 'bad back').
  • If you are likely to find it difficult or distressing to provide personal care such as toileting and bathing for male and female clients or residents.
  • If you are not able to set aside sufficient time for attendance at class, workplace requirements and study.
  • If, for any reason, you aren't likely to be able to attend your workplace regularly and reliably.
CoreSkillsRequired

Campus locations

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Private
Training Institute Australasia

TIAWA caters for companies wishing to match a qualification to a staff members job role in a flexible workplace delivery model to upskill and educate their people. This is undertaken via a Traineeship pathway. Also available for employed individuals working under 15 hours and unemployed individuals wishing to undertake this qualification TIAWA can offer this course to you at a subsidised rate. Feel free to call and enquire when the next intake will be. Training is delivered fully on-the-job and classroom.

Course description

TIAWA caters for companies wishing to match a qualification to a staff members job role in a flexible workplace delivery model to upskill and educate their people. This is undertaken via a Traineeship pathway. Also available for employed individuals working under 15 hours and unemployed individuals wishing to undertake this qualification TIAWA can offer this course to you at a subsidised rate. Feel free to call and enquire when the next intake will be. Training is delivered fully on-the-job and classroom.

Campus locations

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