This program will teach you the skills to help people with an intellectual or physical disability by empowering them to become more independent and self-reliant, so they can participate in community activities. People working at this level may be a supervisor or manage the performance of other team members.
With our flexible learning approach, we blend both practical and theoretical elements.
As part of this program, you will be required to undertake a minimum 120 hour’s Practical Placement in a Residential Care or Community Care Setting.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Behavioural support officer
- Disability support worker / Disability officer – day support
- Development officer
- Employment coordinator (disability) / Job coordinator
- Community-based support worker
- Residential Care officer
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- Box Hill
- Melbourne CBD
Duration and Study Load
Traineeship: Estimated duration 104 weeks
Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 52 weeks
As part of this course, Students will be required to undertake a minimum 120 hour’s practical placement within the Disability Sector.
Face to Face Training
In-person Classroom-Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement.
TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a mobile manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).
Mixed Mode Training
A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as “Mixed Delivery” or “Blended Learning”. This includes Online, Face to Face and Workplace Based.
There are no entry requirements for this Program however Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment.
These will assist with determining suitability and relevance into course entry and identification of any support needs.
The ability to obtain a Police Check – Police Check required for industry work placement.
Over the course of this program we offer:
- Convenient and flexible learning
- Support and guidance
- Online collaboration
Recognition of Prior Learning
We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TMG.
Assessment Methods may include:
- Written Questions
- Project Work
- Case Study’s
- Role plays
- Workplace Based Tasks/Observations
We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification, if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG’s matched qualifications.
The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability requires 14 units of competency.
CHCCCS015 – Provide individualised support
CHCDIS002 – Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS005 – Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS008 – Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS009 – Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS010 – Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCCCS024 – Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder
CHCCCS023 – Support independence and wellbeing
CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues
All other electives available on request.
Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.
About TMG College Australia
We understand how important it is to not only choose the right qualification for you, but also the right Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to enhance your learning experience.
For over 15 years, we have established ourselves as one of Australia’s leading Registered Training Organisations by building trusted relationships with Students and offering career-boosting courses, dedicated Trainers, a strong Student support network and a great culture.
Our 60+ qualifications reflect current work practices, industry workplace expectations and offer flexible delivery modes to ensure you are job-ready after graduating. We have everything you need to enhance your study and career opportunities for the future.
TMG College Australia is a business name of The Malka Group P/L which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 21694).