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Certificate IV in Disability

Product Code:CHC40312-01V01 National Code:CHC40312
Certificate IV in DisabilityThis qualification is for people who want to work with people with disabilities
in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and
open employment services, other community settings and clients' homes.

If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are
advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life
support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from
performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will
not be able to achieve the unit of competency.



Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to
apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply
with some (or all) of the following.

1. HEALTH - NSW MINISTRY OF HEALTH - If you are over 18 you will be required to
undertake a National Criminal Record Check. Visit:
services/ criminal records section

- You will be required to sign the NSW Health Student Undertaking where you
agree to notify NSW Health if your status changes after the date of issue of
your National Police Certificate or during the completion of your course.
- You will be required to undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and
Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care
Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

- You will be required to read and sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form.
Visit: and type 'clinical placement' in search

2. AGED CARE WORK - As per NSW Health requirements for the National Criminal
Record Check

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES - Anyone in child-related work (including
VET Fee Help approved Study now and pay later with a VET FEE-HELP student loan (available to eligible students).

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Career Pathways

Occupational titles may include:
- behavioural support officer;
- development officer;
- disability officer/worker;
- employment coordinator;
- residential care officer;
- social trainer;
- supervisor.


Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Currently there are no offerings for this course, please check again later. Alternatively you can enquire about this course by making an enquiry. Enquire Now