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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

National ID: CHC43115 | State ID: AWJ3

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. Learn how to 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.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
Work placement

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

Important information

Entrance Requirements

You must participate in a pre-enrolment induction 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 physical fitness needed to be on your feet for long periods of time, help transfer and position elderly clients and where relevant undertake other physical activities such as cleaning, moving equipment, transporting clients in wheelchairs and 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 Information PAck 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.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

 

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round, 2019

Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Kalgoorlie Campus
How Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.
Northam Campus - Self Paced Onsite

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Register now
Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated May 30, 2019