Courses

Certificate IV Disability

This qualification will develop your skills and knowledge to support and empower people with disabilities to participate in the community and achieve greater levels of independence and self-reliance.

 

Session Information

Course Dates 2018: 14th March, 11th April, 17th May, 6th June, 11th July, 8th August, 5th September, 10th October, 7th November, 5th December
Time 9:30am – 4:30pm Workshop Style Sessions

Venue Level 8, 138 Queen Street, Campbelltown NSW
Cost $2500 – Interest free payments available

Competency Units

COMPETENCY UNITS

CORE

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

ELECTIVES

CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCEDU005 Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs

Download the course flyer here.

Your facilitator is Adam Holstein.

Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students need to be currently working in an environment related to this qualification. You will require access to workplace information. It is recommended that participants should have achieved Year 10 or equivalent level in English Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills.

Training/Career Pathways

TRAINING/CAREER PATHWAYS

Participants successfully completing this training may wish to apply for entry into the Diploma of Community Services. This course may lead to potential career outcomes including Behavioural Support Officer; Community-Based Support Officer; Disability Support Worker; Disability Team Leader/Supervisor; Residential Care Officer; Senior Personal Care Assistant.

Enrolment

ENROLMENT

Course runs for twelve months; Students need to attend all classroom sessions. MDS Training courses run only if there is sufficient demand. If you are interested in enrolling for a MDS Training course, please download and complete the enrolment form and email to training2@mdservices.com.au. For further information, please contact us.

Study Workload

STUDY WORKLOAD

7 hours (inclusive of ½ lunch) per session and additional work to be completed in their own time of approximately 10-12 hours per scheduled unit/session.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

Students may be able to demonstrate their competence in some units; as such recognition of prior learning is available. This is to acknowledge the skills and knowledge gained through previous training events along with life and work experience. There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

All students studying a nationally recognised qualification must have a USI before enrolling. If you do not already have a USI, go to www.usi.gov.au to create one.

Documents

DOCUMENTS

All materials including study notes, activities, handouts and assessment tools are provided with no additional costs.

To find all MDS Training Documents click here.

Assessment and Training

ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING

All training is provided in the classroom in workshop format for each scheduled session. Assessment consists of different activities for each unit. Reasonable adjustment will be made to any assessment tools to accommodate individual need. Refer to the course outline for details of the assessment tools utilised for each unit or set of units.

Client Support Services

CLIENT SUPPORT SERVICES

MDS Training offers support to all their students. Support may be related to disability, literacy, language or other concerns or barriers. You can contact the following people for assistance; the facilitator of your training, the training coordinator or the Manager MDS Training. The contact details are on this document.

Complaints

COMPLAINTS

MDS Training has a procedure for anyone wanting to make a complaint. You can speak to your facilitator, the Training Coordinator or the Manager MDS Training. All complaints are recorded and outcomes are reported. MDS Training uses complaints as part of its continuous improvement process. Forms for complaint are available from the website or you can receive one by mail or email.

If you experience difficulties filling in the form contact the Manager MDS Training for assistance. This form is also provided on enrolment - or you can find the form here.

Appeals

APPEALS

MDS Training has a procedure for students who want to appeal any decisions affecting their outcomes. This could include competency, recognition of prior learning, extensions or removal from a course. The form is available from the manager and assistance to complete the form can be provided.

The form can also be emailed or posted to you, it is also available on the website. This form is also provided on enrolment  - or you can find the form here.