Certificate IV in Disability

TAFE NSW

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate III in Disability or equivalent; and appropriate literacy and numeracy skills; plus already be employed in industry for approximately 20 hours a week.

Structure:

14 units: 11 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability; Manage legal and ethical compliance; Develop and provide person-centred service responses; Facilitate community participation and social inclusion; Recognise healthy body systems; Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach; Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs; Provide individualised support; plus more. Elective: Assess co-existing needs; Respond to suspected abuse; Work in an alcohol and other drugs context; Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder; Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies; Work with forced migrants; Apply and manage use of basic oral health products; plus more.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Coast - Macksville No
Western Sydney - Baulkham Hills No Part time
Northern Sydney - Northern Beaches No
North Coast - Taree No
Western - Broken Hill No
Northern Sydney - Meadowbank No
New England - Tamworth No
Western - Mudgee No
South Western Sydney - Bankstown No
Hunter - Gosford No
Riverina - Wagga Wagga No
Sydney - St George No
South Western Sydney - Wetherill Park No
North Coast - Kingscliff No
North Coast - Murwillumbah No
South Western Sydney - Granville No
North Coast - Coffs Harbour Education Centre No
North Coast - Ballina No
South Western Sydney - Macquarie Fields No
North Coast - Grafton No
South Western Sydney - Campbelltown No

About Us

TAFE NSW has been at the foundation of Australian education for over 130 years. 

From the rapid economic development and population growth of colonial times to the gold rush and post-war periods, TAFE NSW has remained constant; responding to the shifting demands of the workforce, the economy and Australia.

Today, we offer hundreds of courses, from certificate to degree level, to over 500,000 students.  When you study at TAFE NSW, you’re never alone. You can get help and assistance with nearly every aspect of your study life - from study support and student resources, to counselling, guidance, and help finding jobs or accommodation.

Please note: Not all TAFE NSW locations have all of these services. To find out the services in your location, give us a call on 131 601 or visit www.tafensw.edu.au.

From beauty salons to auto shops, restaurants to IT networking labs, VR to TV studios, our facilities are state-of-the-art and are designed to give you real-world knowledge.

Be doing what you love on campuses built with you in mind.

TAFE NSW Student Services 

Each TAFE NSW campus has a range of services and dedicated facilities to assist you through your study experience.

  • Student association membership which provides opportunities for social and recreational activities with local students
  • Libraries
  • Tutorials
  • Careers advice
  • Help with finding a job
  • Résumé writing and preparing for a job interview
  • Counselling for study and other personal matters
  • Cafés
  • Childcare facilities
  • Student parking.

Please note: Not all TAFE NSW locations have all of these services. To find out the services in your location, give us a call on 131 601 or visit www.tafensw.edu.au.

TAFE NSW provides...

  • Industry-standard training facilities
  • Professional teachers with real-world experience
  • Courses that are developed with industry partners
  • Pathways to higher education
  • Student support services.

 TAFE NSW teachers...

  • Are dedicated, supportive and friendly
  • Teach in small class sizes
  • Use up-to-date teaching materials and equipment
  • Have educational and industry qualifications and experience.

 TAFE NSW locations

  • Thirty-two campuses in metropolitan Sydney
  • Ninety-eight campuses in cities and towns around regional NSW
  • Modern facilities and equipment
  • Friendly and relaxed campus lifestyle
  • Region-specific courses and activities
  • Easy public transport options.

 

 

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