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La Trobe University

Accreditation:

IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course IHNA Course
Course Code : CHC43115 Award Titles : CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
RTO ID : 21985 Duration : 52 Weeks
AQF Level : 4 Course Delivery : Face-to-Face
Fees : Click here for more details Campuses : VIC / WA /NSW and India
College Policies, Procedures & Forms

This course is designed for workers in the community and/or residential setting who provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to disability. They support the independence and well being of their clients, and use their discretion and judgement in delivering appropriate care as required.

Workers can work primarily in residential facilities and disability support centres under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organisation guidelines and service plans. They carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in a disability support setting. These workers promote a person - centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

PATHWAY
International Students who complete Certificate IV Disability at Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA) will be deemed to have met the English language requirements for the Bachelor of Health Sciences at La Trobe University.

Student who completes the Certificate IV Disability at Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA) are eligible for Direct Entry into the Bachelor of Health Sciences at La Trobe University.

FEATURES BENEFITS

Online line Blended Learning

Start your program at anytime from anywhere in Australia - all you need is internet access!

Interact with classmates online through high quality online collaboration platform designed by IHNA

Regular feedback and assistance from our student support team
Communicate with your Course Coordinator and teachers at any point in the course during regular consultation

Finance made easy! - Interest free payment plans

Select payment plans based on your financial situation

Pay no interest, don't get in debt

No credit card surcharge/fee

No loss of income - Study while you continue working in the current job

Plan your study to fit with your work commitments

Don't miss valuable career opportunities

Get a head start! - Gain credit transfer or Recognition of prior learning (RPL) for previous study and work place experience and fast-track your studies.

Those who have completed a certificate III program and are working in the disability sector may be eligible for RPL/ credit transfer and able to fast-track the certificate the program.

"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply".
 

Course Overview

IHNA has partnered with La Trobe University to build pathways into Health and Nursing degrees.

Completing Certificate IV in Disability gives you the option to further your education with LaTrobe University by studying:

A Direct entry (no Advanced Standing awarded) into: Bachelor of Health Sciences (Melbourne campus only).

For more information, please contact our admission consultants on 1800 22 52 83

On-Campus mode

This course will be delivered over a maximum of 52 weeks. This includes a minimum 20 hours of classroom based student contact hours per week and practical placement for minimum 32 hours per week, during the placement weeks.

Blended Mode

Blended mode completion times will vary, and students have to attend the On-Campus session for the skills training.

Both modes of delivery include a practical placement of 120 hours.

For both modes of delivery, completion time frames will however vary between students based on their individual skills, experiences and previous studies.

The course will be offered using two modes of delivery- a classroom or a blended learning approach, both of which include a Practical Placement (PP). The blended learning course is offered as a combination of e-learning, practising various care skills in the simulated environment and Practical Placement (PP). Based on the cohort needs, classroom sessions may be arranged to provide additional support to students undertaking study with blended mode.


Notice: Please note that students who are studying in our Melbourne Campus will have to attend mandatory weekly one day class on every Saturday starting from 8th July 2017. Class timing will be 9 am to 5 pm.


Course Competency Details

14 units are required for award of this qualification including:
•   11 core units
•   3 elective units

Core Units

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

Elective Units

CHCCCS011

Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS023

Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS025

Support relationships with carers and families

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above and need to be Secondary School year 10 pass,
OR
• Be of mature age which can be demonstrated by a candidate who is at least of 21 years and has a qualification at Certificate II level or higher or has 2 years industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement:
Satisfactory National police clearance / AFP/ NCC,
IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunization requirements before the professional experience placement start date.

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.


Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations otherwise you will not be enrolled.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfil these requirements then please declare in your course application.

The total tuition cost for the Certificate IV in Disability is:
Domestic students:

• Victoria & New South Wales: AUD $2,800
• Western Australia: AUD $3,800


State Government Funding is Available for Eligible Students.

For more information please contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au


Enrolling in this qualification and availing the relevant state funding, may affect student's future training options and the eligibility for further government subsidised training.


Students eligible and opting for government funding must attend 20 hours of classroom sessions per week. Students failing to attend the classroom sessions will not be able to avail the funding and will be required to pay the full course fees.

Face to face Delivery

Sydney(Parramatta)

Aug 08, 2017
Sep 05, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Nov 07, 2017

Melbourne CBD

Jul 31, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 14, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

Online (Blended) Delivery

Melbourne(Heidelberg)

Oct 03, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Perth

Oct 03, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Sydney(Parramatta)

Oct 03, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Melbourne CBD

Jul 31, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 14, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

Note :-
*The course is now available at IHNA Sydney Campus in Face-to-Face mode from 16th May 2017 as per below time schedule.

Tuesdays9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

We have four campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth, Sydney and Melbourne CBD:


Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus

597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road,
Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081 Australia

Perth Campus

Level 4, Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall, Perth WA 6000 Australia

Sydney Campus

Level 7, 33 Argyle Street,Parramatta,
NSW 2150 Australia

Melbourne CBD Campus

Level 5, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne,
Victoria - 3000, Australia

The application process involves submitting an application, interview, payment and confirmation of enrolment. Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.

Applicants can submit their initial application by clicking 'Apply Online' button.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

 

Note: Information provided as a guide only. The units taken into account may vary depending on the course provider. Please contact us for specific information on units and credit transfers.

 

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