Certificate IV in Disability

National ID: CHC43115
State ID: AWJ3
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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.

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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.

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abc

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Central Regional TAFE
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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.

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Course Details
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.

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Health Training Australia (Inc)

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Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd

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North Metropolitan TAFE

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

When you complete the Certificate IV in Disability you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding and sometimes challenging world of disability work. You could be a disability support worker, team leader, or manager in the following settings/environments: residential, individual support, employment, recreational and/or day support, advocacy and case management.

Develop your career opportunities by supporting people with a disability to gain skills and knowledge to move towards a more independent and self-determined life. You will gain skills in communicating, networking and working with relevant people to ensure the person with disability is supported an all aspects of their life.

The Certificate IV in Disability includes a supervised work placement. You will be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way. Our students often gain employment this way.

Course description

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

When you complete the Certificate IV in Disability you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding and sometimes challenging world of disability work. You could be a disability support worker, team leader, or manager in the following settings/environments: residential, individual support, employment, recreational and/or day support, advocacy and case management.

Develop your career opportunities by supporting people with a disability to gain skills and knowledge to move towards a more independent and self-determined life. You will gain skills in communicating, networking and working with relevant people to ensure the person with disability is supported an all aspects of their life.

The Certificate IV in Disability includes a supervised work placement. You will be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way. Our students often gain employment this way.

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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.

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.

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Training Institute Australasia

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