Certificate IV in Disability

TasTAFE

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
Launceston Full time
Huon Valley Trade Training Ctr
Circular Head Trade Training
Launceston No Part time
Alanvale
George Town Trade Training Ctr
Burnie
Claremont
Clarence No Full time 5 months
Launceston No Full time
Smithton
Devonport No Part time
Launceston Part time
Bathurst Street
Devonport Full time
Bridgewater Trade Training Ctr
Bender Drive
Hunter Street
Inveresk
Devonport Part time
Clarence Full time 5 months
Drysdale - Hobart
Campbell Street (Hobart)
Devonport No Full time
TasTAFE have a range of flexible and supported learning options available around the state to ensure that education and training programs suit individual learning styles, interests and business training needs. These options include online, workplace, self-paced, distance and evening classes, as well as onsite-training for business clients and apprentices.

Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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