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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability – Your Gateway to a Rewarding Career in Disability Care
If you’re looking to make a difference in your community and establish a rewarding career, then the disability sector could be for you. As an industry with a growing demand for support workers, it’s a pathway that ensures career longevity, variation and satisfaction.
If you love working with people and are seeking an opportunity for both personal and professional development, Yorke Institute’s CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability in Melbourne can provide you with absolutely everything you’ll need to succeed.
Make a Difference as a Disability Support Worker
If you’re patient, enthusiastic, responsible and empathetic, then you have (almost) everything you need to start your career in disability support. With a CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability from Yorke Institute, you’ll be job-ready and prepared to start your career in support work with the skills and tools you need to make a valuable contribution to someone’s life.
Job outcomes can include:
Behavioural Support Officer
Lifestyle and Leisure Coordinator
Job Coordinator (Disability)
Yorke Institute’s CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability is designed for those passionate about the well-being of others and supporting their community in a range of settings. Students will learn how to provide tailored care services for people with physical or mental impairments and how to develop, facilitate and implement care plans for individuals.
Eligibility for Government Funding
Yorke is an approved provider under the Skills First Program 2022. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To find out if you are eligible for government funding for the CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability, enquire now to talk to one of our expert career advisors.
Study with JobTrainer
If you’re ineligible for government funding or have used up your funding opportunities, you don’t have to miss out on financial support to study. If you’re a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s graduate wishing to study in an industry with skills shortages, then the Government’s new fully-funded JobTrainer program could be for you. JobTrainer offers free and low-fee courses to those aged 17-24 and Jobseekers looking for work, allowing them to learn skills for high-demand jobs. Contact us today to find out more.
A Work/Life Balance Like No Other
We’ve all heard the saying, ‘variety is the spice of life,’ and in the disability support sector, no day is ever the same. Disability support offers the stability many seek without the usual 9am-5pm workday. A carer role makes for a healthy work/life balance that is both rewarding and flexible and available across a breadth of working environments. Our career-ready course also offers excellent flexibility for students, with weekend and evening classes available to better accommodate those with current work commitments.
Are you ready to start your career in disability care? If you’re ready to take the first step in your career for disability services, Yorke Institute offers both domestic and international students a CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability, available at campuses in Melbourne. This certificate is ideal for those looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for the disability support industry.
We’ve all heard the saying, ‘variety is the spice of life,’ and in the disability support sector, no day is ever the same. Disability support offers the stability many seek without the usual 9am-5pm work day. A carer role makes for a healthy work/life balance that is both rewarding and flexible and available across a breadth of working environments. Our career-ready course also offers excellent flexibility for students, with weekend and evening classes available in order to better accommodate those with current work commitments.
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
Certificate IV in Leisure and Health/ Certificate IV in Ageing Support
CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services / CHC53415 Diploma of Leisure and Health
Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of higher education qualifications in the Health sector. Disability Course in Melbourne
Yorke Institute’s ongoing commitment to the VET training and delivery space has forged strong industry links in the health, aged care and disability sectors in Victoria. As a government-funded course, the CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability is one of the top ten courses with the highest number of government-funded commencements in 2019 and has seen a significant increase of 84 % in training commencements in Metropolitan Melbourne since 2017*.
Here at Yorke Institute, our future healthcare and support service professionals are trained by expert educators. This means that they are job-ready upon completion and have the foundations they need should they choose to proceed with higher education at university. We provide students with the practical guidance, hands-on experience and the ongoing support they need to achieve their career aspirations and become confident, compassionate and skilled members of the workforce.
Graduates will gain:
The knowledge to care for people with disabilities so that they may achieve greater levels of independence, happiness, self-reliance and wellbeing in the community.
The ability to work autonomously without direct supervision and demonstrate a person-centred approach.
The skills to communicate, engage and support disabled people, both young and old.
The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability course is a step forward in opening the door to a challenging and rewarding career in conducting individual assessments and providing support services to people in the following areas:
Their own home ( NDIS )
Residential group homes•aged care facilities
Day support organisations
National Code and Title
CHC43115- Certificate IV in Disability
Blended with online learning and face to face for practical tasks in a simulated environment. Practical tasks are conducted in our Melbourne based city campus.
Traineeship programs are conducted online and at work sites for practical tasks.
There is also self-study and completion of a 120 hour work placement at an approved workplace.
Practical Delivery Sites
Domestic and International Students:
Duration of program
32 weeks (28 tuition weeks and up to 4 weeks holidays)
Learning and assessment
32 weeks is broken into time for training, learning and assessment activities. This includes:
The qualification guidelines state that there are no formal pre-requisites or entry requirements for this program, but Yorke Institute requires that applicants:
Yorke requires the following evidence for admission into this program
The Certificate IV Disability requires the completion of 17 Units ( including 10 core and 7 elective units). In addition to achieve this qualification you MUST complete at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency and the link to the latest release of the qualification and packaging rules: training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC43115
Provide individualised support
Follow established person-centred behaviour support
Develop and provide person-centred service responses
Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
Work with diverse people
Manage legal and ethical compliance
Recognise healthy body systems
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Coordinate services for older people
Apply a human rights-based approach to the identification reporting and prevention of disability abuse
Start your Career in Disability Care Today
If you’re ready to take the leap and start your career in disability services, simply contact Yorke Institute today to discuss the next steps and see where our CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability can take you.
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