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 placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Further study pathways – This qualification will provide you with a pathway to CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services, HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing and CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in the community services industry in the following occupational titles:
You are required to undertake a Pre Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.
Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.
Suitability requirements – Physical attributes suitable for placement in the disability industry which encompasses manual handling of equipment and clients.
Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.
Prior to commencing workplace experience, you must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check as well as a current satisfactory Police Check. You may be required to provide other documents, such as a current First Aid certificate as required by the Placement Provider. You are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of workplace experience through work placement/employment in a relevant disability setting. A PTA workplace deed needs to be approved by PTA before you can start workplace experience.
You may be required to show suitability to work as a disability worker under the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme.
To successfully complete CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability you must complete the following units of competency.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||C/E||Stream||PR/CR|
|1||CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||E||-||-|
|2||CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support||C||-||-|
|3||CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing||E||-||-|
|4||CHCDIS002||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports||C||-||-|
|5||CHCDIS005||Develop and provide person-centred service responses||C||-||-|
|6||CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability||C||-||-|
|7||CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion||C||-||-|
|8||CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach||C||-||-|
|9||CHCDIS010||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs||C||-||-|
|10||CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||C||-||-|
|11||CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||C||-||-|
|12||CHCLLN001||Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs||E||-||-|
|13||HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||C||-||-|
|14||HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||C||-||-|
LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s