CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

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This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and open employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes.

  • These workers apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications and/or previous experience to provide training and support to people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation.
  • These workers report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.
  • These workers may work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers.

The work is not always easy, but the rewards are attractive and will bring out the best in you. Our highly qualified and experienced trainers work hand-in-hand with you to ensure you are well prepared.

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability is delivered with Victoria and Commonwealth Government funding for students who meet the eligibility criteria.

Please Note:

For more information, please click here to download a copy of the student handbook in pdf format.

Also read the student code of conduct, rights and responsibilities here

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Certificate IV in Disability [CHC43115] will take 600 – 2400 hours. This time frame includes class time and supervised work placement either in a rehabilitation centre, disability centre, supported residential services, disability community organisations or allied health organisations.

On average a learner should allocate 25 hours per week for learning and assessments.

JTI offers flexible training which suits individuals and industry requirements. The flexible nature of our delivery of this course [online, blended, face-to-face] caters to students in need of flexible study/work hours, working parents, students studying other courses, those juggling between employment and studies and all who are time constrained and wish to either further their education or change career paths.

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Government Funding Eligibility Criteria

To assess your eligibility for government funding please speak to a Job Training Institute staff member or use the government funding button below.

Funding available currently is in Victoria.

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Students with disabilities are also encouraged to access funded training places.

For further information / funding in other state, please contact our friendly staff.

Email: contact@jti.edu.au

Phone: (03) 9212 3535 | 9802 9697 | 0434378860

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NAME OF COURSE & CODE Self Funded Government Funded (Victoria)
Registration Fee Tuition Fee Total Without Concession With Concession#
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability $450 $1,850
$462.5 × 4 (monthly)
$2,300 $90 per calendar year($0.10 per scheduled hour) $18 per calendar year($0.02 per scheduled hour)
RPL and Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Rate $450 Please click here for detailed information $2,300 $90 per calendar year($0.10 per scheduled hour) $18 per calendar year($0.02 per scheduled hour)
ITEM POLICY CHARGE
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Current certificate is required for Work Placement $120
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures Optional $150
JTI Work Placement T-Shirt Required for Work Placement $25 each (GST inclusive)
Police Check Required for Work Placement $50 (GST inclusive)/Employment check $32(Volunteer GST Inclusive) (through fit2work with JTI)
Recommended Books 'The Disability Support Worker"
Copies of this textbook are available at JTI Library for borrowing.
This can be purchased from vendors directly around $89 (price is subject to change by vendors)
Re-issue certificate(including Academic Transcript) Optional $50
Re-issue Academic Transcript Optional $25

 

Minimum tuition fees for Indigenous students

Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, all enrolments undertaken by Indigenous students will be charged at the concession rate. This includes Diploma programs.

NOTE: Skills First Program is a subsidised training scheme through the Victorian Government. It is available to eligible residents in Victoria.

If you are eligible for Skills First Program funding and if you complete the course(CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability), government contribution will be approximately $4,650.00

Registration fee for Domestic Full Fee paying student is Non-refundable

Fees are subject to change

JTI advises that accessing Skills First Program entitlement may impact your ability to access to further government subsidised training.

JTI is compliant with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, and Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government funded training.

The student tuition fees are indicative only and subject to change dependent on individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees such as student services and amenity fees may apply.

Concessions on tuition fees for government subsidised training places in all course categories are available to people in the following groups:

  • Commonwealth Health Care Card holders, and their dependent children and dependant spouses
  • Pensioner Concession Card holders, and their dependent children and dependant spouses
  • Veteran’s Gold Card holders (but not their dependants)

Funding Entitlements

Your completion of this course with our institute may affect your future funding eligibility. So be sure this is the course you are interested in, which will enable you get a job and lead to your future career pathway.

Students in Victoria who qualify for government funding are only allowed to undertake 2 courses at the same level in their lifetime with the exclusion of:

  1. the Victorian Certificate of Education; Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (Intermediate or Senior); International Baccalaureate Diploma; and senior secondary school certificates from other Australian jurisdictions;
  2. qualifications listed in the Foundation Skills List (Attachment 1 to these Guidelines);
  3. any VET certificates undertaken as part of a senior secondary qualification (including School Based Apprenticeships/Traineeships);
  4. where an individual is transitioning from a superseded qualification to the current version of the same qualification; and
  5. Where an individual is recommencing training in the same qualification (at either the same or a different provider).

Methods of payment:

At Job Training Institute we accept a wide range of payment methods:

  • Cheque or money order
  • Cash
  • EFTPOS (whether over the phone or in person)
  • Online credit card and debit card payments (Fees and charges may apply)
  • Direct deposits

* All payment is done in arrears, except the registration fee.

* Registration Fee is non-refundable.

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Currency

This course is current as per training.gov.au

Course Structure

Successful completion of this Certificate IV Disability [CHC43115] course requires the fulfilment of 14 Units of Study: 11 compulsory and 3 elective units.

Compulsory Units:

  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behavior 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

Elective Units:

  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease

Short Courses that may be useful for you:

  • HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
  • 22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Work Placement Program

Work placement is not optional; this course includes a compulsory number of hours of practical placement.

We understand the industry and can assist you in finding Work Placement. JTI Work placement Coordinator, JTI Trainers and the student will work collaboratively in securing a work placement.

  • Once you are marked satisfactory in the required units, you may apply for work placement by completing an online or manual work placement form at any of our campuses. You are able to indicate your availability and preferred location.
  • We endeavour to place you in a facility of your choice, however we cannot guarantee this as availability in the facility is also a factor.
  • Once you submit your form, all parties will work towards securing a place for you.
  • On average, it takes approximately 3 weeks to secure work placement in a Disability support service, either residential support or day program.

To attain your certificate you must complete both theory assessments and Work Placement.

If your working with children check or police check have a previous conviction, you need to discuss this with a JTI Trainer/Work Placement Coordinator before enrolling in this course

Requirements for Work Placement

Work placement can commence after a student is satisfactory in the following units of competency:

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care or a Manual Handling Training

Other work placement requirements are:

  • Manual Handling Certificate
  • A valid working with children check
  • A valid National Police Check
  • Zero balance on course fees

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites to join this course.

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning is the process that recognises a student’s current skills and experience, regardless of where and when the learning occurred. Students may have existing knowledge and skills and these could be formally recognised and credited towards a qualification from JTI. For further information on RPL, please click here.

Credit Transfer (CT)
JTI recognises all qualifications issued under the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework). Original copies of certificate and transcript will need to be sighted by a trainer.

There is no fee for credit transfer.

If a credit transfer for ‘Provide First Aid’ unit is applied for, it must be current, including the CPR component which requires a refresher every year.

Talk to our staff about credit transfer during the enrolment process.

Possible Job Positions

  • Behavioural support officer
  • Development officer
  • Disability officer – day support
  • Disability development support officer (DDSO)
  • Employment coordinator (disability)
  • Job coordinator
  • Lifestyle support officer
  • Local area coordinator
  • Residential care officer
  • Senior PCA assistant
  • Social educator

Career Pathway

This qualification has pathways for further study in:

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
  • CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health
  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
  • Degree of Disability

Entry Requirements

The requirements for this course are:

  • An online application or written enrolment form
  • Successful completion of language, literacy and numeracy assessment
  • Pre Training Review
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Identification Documents
  • A Photo ID
  • A completed self declaration form (Government Funded students only). This form will be provided by our staff during the enrolment process.
  • Ability to obtain a Police Check (Note, if your police check have a previous conviction, you need to discuss this with a JTI trainer/Work placement Coordinator before enrolling in this course)

If you are aged 18 years and below, we need further approvals before enrolling you in the course.

There are no prerequisites or mandatory entry requirements, allowing flexible entry points that reflect an entrant’s knowledge, skills and experience.

Language, Literacy and numeracy Assessment:

Prior to course commencement, students will be required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) & pre training review assessments. These assessments are used to determine the student’s level of language, literacy and numeracy as required to successfully complete the course and whether the student requires additional support. The purpose of pre-training review is to check the needs of all potential students and make recommendations as to the most appropriate course that will meet their requirements and capabilities.

Assessment

Some assignments that you will undertake may include:

  • Short Questions
  • Case Studies
  • Research Activities
  • Work place observation
  • Observation by a trained assessor in a simulated environment
  • Third party report
  • Portfolio
  • Personal Journal

Assessment Submission

Assessments can be submitted face to face classes or online, but online is the preferred method of receiving assessments.

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Blended Face to Face and Online Learning

Our face-to-face learning is delivered in several delivery sites which are located in Melbourne(Dandenong, Sunshine). Classes are held at a variety of times so as to be convenient and flexible for today’s busy schedules. All our students have both face-to-face and online learning available to them. Students can submit assessments online, which is available 24/7 and thus minimizing time lapse between submissions, marking and feedback. We encourage our students to take full advantage of our e-learning for studying and submitting assignments.

Modes of delivery

JTI students may use a blended mode of learning which includes

  • Classroom Based (face to face)
  • Online (online support classes held weekly)
  • Workplacement

Live online support classes

We have online live classes on a regular basis. In these classes students are able to interact with a trainer and one another by asking questions and sharing experiences.

Delivery Venue

This course will be delivered at one of our campuses or a hired venue. Some students may take the option of attending weekly online classes. Work placement is undertaken at various industry facilities that are not related to Job Training Institute, hence, we are unable to guarantee work placement at a specific facility. Students will be advised of the venue of their work placement that they must attend as their course progresses.

Third Party Arrangements

Job Training Institute does not deliver this course through third party arrangements. We use brokers or agents for recruitment of students, but not for training.

Support Services Available

JTI is committed to ensuring that all students receive adequate learning support to ensure their full potential is reached, therefore, JTI ensures that:

  • The learning and support needs of all students is assessed upon entry into a course.
  • All students are aware of how to access the services they require to successfully complete their course.
  • Feedback is collected about JTI's provision of support services and the feedback is systematically collated, analysed and used to improve training services.

Support services available to all JTI students include:

  • The trainer is normally the first point of support. If the student is struggling with any training issues, or anything to do with their results and feedback, they should talk to their trainer for assistance.
  • If the student has an IT issue, they are to email its@jti.edu.au for assistance
  • For certificates and statement of attainment, students are to contact the quality assurance department on qa@jti.edu.au
  • If students would like to access their records, they should contact the campus manager of their respective campus. Their contacts are
  • Any accounting issues, the students are to refer to accounts1@jti.edu.au
  • For work placement issues, students to contact: workplacement@jti.edu.au

For more information on support services look at JTI student support policy located on our website www.jti.edu.au

What distinguishes us from other RTO:

  • Flexibility - Job Training Institute offers learning flexibility to students through blended learning of face-to-face and online modes. All our students have the choice of combining the two modes of learning.
  • Work Placement – Job Training Institute facilitates Work Placement for its students and a Work Placement Coordinator is always in handy to assist students with any work placement issues.
  • Student Support – Our trainers are always available and willing to assist students with their studies and assignments through several methods ranging from chat, email, phone calls, and walk-in among others. Job Training Institute offers students weekly live online classes moderated by our trainers.

Job Training Institute is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with VET standards, and for the issuance of the AQF certification documentation.

JTI does not guarantee the following:

  1. 1. That a learner will successfully complete a training product on our scope of registration. Learners need to put effort in their study and completion of assignments and JTI will provide the trainers and required resources to enable the learner successfully complete their study.
  2. A training product can be completed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of clause 1.1 and 1.2 of VET standards 2015 e.g in a shorter period of time that the AQF specifications.
  3. A learner will obtain a particular employment outcome where this is outside the control of JTI. JTI is a training organisation and has no control of employment outcomes.

 

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