Certificate IV in Disability (12)
Guidestar Training & Professional Services
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|St Albans||No||Flexible Delivery, Full-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and open employment services, other community settings and clients' homes. Some of the responsibilities of 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; report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Work effectively in the community sector; Work effectively with people with a disability; Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities; Facilitate skills development and maintenance; Facilitate community participation and inclusion; Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies; Facilitate individualised plans; plus more. Elective streams: Client support; Medication and health professional support; Working with people with mental health issues; Leisure and health; Team coordination and supervision; Outreach work; Oral health; plus more.
About Guidestar Training & Professional ServicesGuidestar Training & Professional Services is a Registered Training Organisation that offers courses in the community sector namely Certificate III in Individual Support. This RTO also provide short courses such as First Aid, Infection Control, Safe Manual Handling, Anaphylaxis and Asthma management. par The provider is based in St. Albans but has multiple delivery locations such in Lalor, Noble Park, Werribee and St. Albans. They provide a friendly learning environment to students and one-on-one support as needed by the students during their learning. They provide both day and evening classes in most of their locations and a weekend class only in St. Albans. This provider ensures all work placement requirements of the qualifications they offer is met by taking the responsibility to look for placement for all students and provide clinical assessors on a weekly basis who support students during placement. RTO code: 22355
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40312
- Flexible Delivery = 1 year
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
15 units: 10 core; 5 elective
No minimum education
Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Life after Study
Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.
Disability services instructors assess training needs, conduct training programmes and organise employment or recreation and leisure activities for people with intellectual, physical, sensory, social or emotional disabilities.
Disability support workers provide care, supervision and support for people with disabilities in the home, residential establishments, clinics and hospitals. They also work with other health professionals to maximise the individual's physical and mental wellbeing. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and when possible promote independence and community participation.