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This qualification 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-centered approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are certain prerequisites which must be satisfied before enrolment in this course:
o Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN)assessment
o Working With Children Check (WWCC)
o NDIS Worker Check
Please contact ACDCS for more information on the course fee structure.
Course Delivery : Online, Blended Learning (Face to face with trainer once a week)
Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal.
We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date.
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Unique Student Identifier (USI)
A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required for Participants undertaking nationally recognized training (qualifications, accredited courses, skill sets and units of competency) unless exempt.
This includes international Participants studying in Australia. If you don't have a USI you will not receive your qualification or statement of attainment.
The Australian Government through training.gov.au lists this as an appropriate qualification for the following occupations:
o Lifestyle Support Officer
o Community Development Officer
o Behavioural Support Officer
o Disability Team Leader
o Disability Support Assistant (Schools)
o Project Officer
o Marketing Coordinator (Disability)
o Day Support Disability Officer
o Senior Disability Worker
o Social Educator (Disability)
o Support Facilitator (Disability)
o Disabilities Supervisor
o Disability Service Officer
There are a number of study pathways that you can take after completing this course:
o Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015)
o Diploma of Community Services(CHC52015)
CORE UNITS (11)
There are 11 core units included in the course:
ELECTIVE UNITS (3)
There are 3 elective units included in the course:
A minimum 120 hours (15 days) of work placement is compulsory to complete the course.
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