Certificate IV in Disability/ Bachelor of Disability and Development Education - Flinders Uni Pathway

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 4.5 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP00014
Example Career ProfileAged or Disabilities CarerAged or Disabilities Carer
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Description

This course focuses on developing skills to support and supervise the provision of services in supported accommodation, day options services, employment services, community settings, and clients' homes.

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Adelaide CityOn CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018

Course Admission Requirements

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

    Uni Dual Offer Course

    • You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
    • You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
    • No further application will be required.
    • You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
    • If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
    • View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list
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    Employment Outcomes

    Disability officer – day support, residential care officer, disability support officer/worker, senior personal care assistant, employment coordinator (disability), social educator, job coordinator, social trainer, lifestyle support officer, supervisor, local area coordinator, behavioural support officer.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115)
    This qualification focuses on supporting people living with a disability in a range of community settings and clients’ homes to maximise their independence, self-reliance, community participation, wellbeing and maintain quality of life. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 11 core units and 3 elective units plus you must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Fees

    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.