Certificate IV in Disability
What is Certificate IV in Disability?
How much does it cost?
What jobs can I get?
- Behavioural support officer
- Marketing coordinator
- Development officer
- Project officer (life enhancement team)
- Disability officer – day support
- Residential care officer
- Disability support officer / worker
- Senior personal care assistant
- Employment coordinator (disability)
- Social educator
- Job coordinator
- Social trainer
- Lifestyle support officer
- Local area coordinator
Do I need any previous training?
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)
How is the training delivered?
What will I be learning?
To be successful in the course you must finish 14 subjects called Units of Competency (UOC). There are 11 core units and 3 elective units. Below is a description of the 11 core units;
- CHCCCS015 – Provide individualised support
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise, provide and monitor support services within the limits established by an individualised plan. The individualised plan refers to the support or service provision plan developed for the individual accessing the service and may have many different names in different organisations.
- CHCDIS002 – Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement behaviour support strategies outlined in an individualised behaviour support plan for a person with disability.
- CHCDIS005 – Develop and provide person-centred service responses
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and monitor service responses with a person with disability. Work is undertaken within a legislative and ethical framework to ensure the provision of high quality, person-centred service delivery which supports the person’s aspirations, needs, rights and interests.
- CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate the empowerment of people with disability to deliver rights based services using a person-centred approach. It should be carried out in conjunction with individualised plans.
- CHCDIS008 – Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate person-centred strategies for participation in various community settings, functions and activities to enhance the psychosocial well being and lifestyle of a person with disability.
- CHCDIS009 – Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, implement and review formal and informal ongoing skills development, in collaboration with a person with disability and incorporate into the person’s individualised plan.
- CHCDIS010 – Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex or special support needs under the supervision of a relevant professional.
- CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
- CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, and then develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities.
- HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body.
- HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
- This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.
The remaining three electives can be chosen from the list provided in the document found here http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC403115