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CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support

Category : Disability

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a range of community settings and peoples’ homes, who provide 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 according to and may contribute to an individualised plan, and work without direct supervision. They may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC43121

The Training Package requires that students must have completed the following qualifications:
• CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
or
• CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
or
• CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability PLUS the CHCSS00125 Entry to Certificate IV in
Disability Support Skill Set.
Australian National Education has the following entry requirements:
You must:
• be at least 18 years of age
• participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs
• have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language
competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
o educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
o successful completion of an English Placement Test.
Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. You are required to provide your results so that we can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5

This course is targeted at international students who are:
• seeking to pursue or further a career in supporting individuals with disabilities in a community
settings and peoples’ homes
• seeking to enter a new industry sector
• seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications.
Completing this course may provide you with employment or learning opportunities. Potential employment options are in community settings or peoples’ home providing support to those who require support due to their disabilities. Further education pathways may include a range of community services qualification such as the CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services.

This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroombased, as well through workplace based training. The course is delivered at Level 6/128-136 Chalmers St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, as well as at work placement locations in a variety of locations

This qualification will be delivered over 49 weeks of study, including 40 study weeks and 9 weeks of holidays.

Students, who complete this course, may continue their education into the qualification of Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) or higher education qualification in community services at university.

The following units are included in this course, and all are required for the award of the qualification. If you successfully complete some but not all units, you will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment.

CHCCCS044Follow established person-centred behaviour
supports
Core
CHCDIS017Facilitate community participation and social
inclusion
Core
CHCDIS018Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approachCore
CHCDIS019Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needsCore
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceCore
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issuesCore
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safetyCore
BSBLDR411Demonstrate leadership in the workplaceElective
BSBLDR413Lead effective workplace relationshipsElective
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationshipsElective

Satisfactory course progress and attendance is very important to meet visa requirements. Please read the International Student Handbook carefully for more information. You will also be provided with further information about course progress and attendance requirements at your orientation.

If your application is successful, we will send you an Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You should make sure you read through this document carefully to make sure you are happy with all of the terms and conditions. If you are, then simply sign the document and send it back to us. Once we receive this, we will issue you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter and an invoice for the first payment. The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements. This course outline should be read in conjunction with ANE College’s International Student Handbook.This can be found online at https://ane.edu.au.

We offer the following in relation to support and welfare:
• one-to-one support from the trainer/assessor
• support with personal issues
• access to additional learning resources
• reasonable adjustment in assessment
• social events
• information about external sources of support.
You may not have studied for a while, may have English as a second language or need additional assistance with literacy or numeracy.
We will identify any additional support needs you may have at the time of application and enrolment and may prepare a Student Support Plan for you based on those needs

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to find employment opportunities in disability services sectors and work as a Disability Officer for various disability care services across Australia.

This course is delivered through face-to-face training and assessment. The timetable for this course will be advised in your Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You are required to attend classes for 14 hours per week, as well as complete 6 hours of structured self-study per week (except during the weeks where work placement is completed) for 40 study weeks (4 terms of 10 weeks each). Holiday breaks are 9 weeks in total and the timing of these breaks will be advised in your timetable when you start your course. Face to face sessions include a mix of theory and practical activities with a focus on creating a real-life workplace. In addition to face-to-face training and assessment and structured self-study, you will also need to complete approximately 5 hours of additional, unsupervised study per week including general reading and research for assessments. As well as completing face-to-face training and assessment and structured self-study, you will also need to complete a work placement of 120 hours. This will be during terms 3 and 4. Australian National Education will assist you to find a work placement, or you may find your own work placement. Further information will be provided at your orientation. You will also need to complete assessments for this course which may include: • written questions • projects • presentations • reports • role plays/observations. At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed. Your classes will be conducted in modern classrooms, and you will be able to access Wi-Fi. There are also areas for you to relax, as well as conduct additional study. You will be provided with a Student Guide relevant to each unit in your course

Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:

  • Written questions,
  • Projects,
  • Presentations Reports,
  • Role plays/observations,
  • Portfolios

At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

The costs for this course are as follows:
Tuition fees: $11,400.
Enrolment fee: $250
Material fee: $850
Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found in the International Student Prospectus. A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Letter of offer. Non-payment of course fees may result in cancellation of enrolment. Course fees do not include laptops or computer software.

Name of software
Office 365$129 annuallyhttps://products.office.com/en-au/buy/office
Laptop costs
Any laptop that meets the specifications below.$450 (approximate only)Various

Laptops and software may be purchased by students through the suppliers as listed above or any other suppliers that offer the resources noting that costs may vary at the time of purchase.

To enrol for this course, you are required to complete an Enrolment form. The Enrolment form can be emailed or posted to students or being downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and sent to us along with all of required documentations. For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, please contact us.

You can apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student
Handbook, which is available at www.ane.edu.au/.
If you are granted course credit, this will affect your course fees as well as the duration of your course. We will advise you in writing of changes to fees or course duration as a result of the credit.
You will also be issued with a new Confirmation of Enrolment.
For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below

Students should also note the following minimum specifications for a laptop which students must bring to each class.

PCMinimum requirements
ProcessorIntel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support*; 2 GHz or faster processor Microsoft Windows 10
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows 10
RAM10 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard disk space3.1 GB or more of available hard-disk space
Monitor resolution1024 x 768 display (1280×800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended.
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsOpenGL 2.0-capable system
InternetInternet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services
MacOS:Minimum requirements
ProcessorMulticore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Operating systemBig Sur
RAM2 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard disk space4 GB or more of available hard-disk space for 64-bit installation; additional free space required during installation.
Monitor resolution1024 x 768 display (1280×800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsOpenGL 2.0-capable system
InternetInternet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services

International students are also required to obtain Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. ANE college introduces details of OSHC providers in our International Student Handbook. You will be provided with further information about it once you have started your course. Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in our International Student Handbook. Students are strongly encouraged to review these costs in relation to their budgets. Further information can be found at https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live-in-australia/living-costs.

Call our office on +61 2 92815929 or email us at sydney.campus@ane.edu.au