Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115)

This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respitecentres and open employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes.These workers apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications and/or previous experience to provide training and support to people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation. These workers report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service
agencies. These workers may work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers. The work is not always easy, but the rewards are attractive and will bring out the best in you. Our highly qualified and experienced trainers work hand-in- hand with you to ensure you are well prepared.

Certificate IV in Disability will take approximately 6-10 months to complete. This timeframe includes classroom learning and supervised work placement in a rehabilitation centre, disability centre, supported residential facilities, disability community organisations or allied organisations. On average a learner should allocate 25 hours per week for learning and assessments.

All JTI students use blended modes of learning which include:
•    Classroom based learning (face-to-face)
•    Online learning (through our learning management system and online classes)
•    Work Placement

The compulsory requirement for this qualification is 120 hours of work placement. Delivery of work placement hours are determined by the facility and your specialisation.

To assess your eligibility for government funding please speak to a Job Training Institute consultant or visit our website www.jti.edu.au
JTI advises that accessing Victorian Training Guarantee entitlements may impact your eligibility to access further government subsidised training

After successfully completing this course, potential job opportunities are:
•    Behavioural support officer
•    Employment coordinator
•    Residential care officer
•    Development officer
•    Job coordinator
•    Senior PCA assistant
•    Disability officer – day support
•    Lifestyle support officer
•    Social educator
•    Disability development support officer
•    Local area coordinator