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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.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
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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.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

WORK PLACEMENTS

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:
http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/about_us/structure/specialist_operations/forensic_
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: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/ and type 'clinical placement' in search
area.

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
stud
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.

Disclaimer

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

Gosford Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Important Information
13-07-2015 Part Time Day
11hrs/Week for 27 weeks
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

The Enrolment Session is scheduled to take place on:

Date: Tuesday 09 June 2015
Time: 10.00am
Location: Gosford Campus , Building D, 1st floor, Room 05, (D105)
Or
Date: Tuesday 11 June 2015
Time: 10.00am
Location: Wyong Campus , Building C, 1st floor, Room 13, (C1.13)

To enrol in training subsidised by the NSW Government, a statutory declaration is required as proof of citizenship. The declaration must confirm that you will provide evidence of citizenship on request including one of the following:
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Green Medicare Card
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa will be accepted.

You will need to bring your Tax File No as well as any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW) so we can assess your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.

If you are receiving a benefit or allowance through Centrelink, please ensure you have your Customer Reference Number (CRN) and the date of grant for your benefit, which you will find on your most current income statement.

For students with a disability, impairment or long term condition, evidence of this is required to support your enrolment. If you are on a Rehabilitation Plan, evidence is also required.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.

Please contact us on 131 225 if you are unable to attend the Enrolment Session or would like further information

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Attendance will be advised at the enrolment session. The Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $2,300.00

Students can pay their fee upfront or take out a VET FEE-HELP Loan. This study now, pay later option is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government.

More information is available from the Fees and Charges section of this website. Please note it is a requirement to read the VET FEE-HELP Information for 2015 booklet before applying for this loan. It is important to note Census Date. Your Census Dates are the last day you can withdraw your enrolment without incurring the cost for each Unit of Study.

The qualification fee is made up of the following Units of Study:

Unit of Study 1: $1,150.00 Census Date - 31 July 2015

Unit of Study 2: $1,150.00 Census Date - 26 August 2015

For students ineligible for VET FEE-HELP, a fee instalment plan may be negotiated.

The Smart and Skilled First Qualification Fee is $1,970.00.

The Concession Fee for this course is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility will be confirmed at enrolment.
Local Entry Requirements

This 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. It is advisable that learners are already working within the disability sector when undertaking this course.

Suitable Criminal record checks are required prior to your workplacement. You will be required to undertake a pre-selection form at the Enrolment Session. Please bring along copies of any relevant certificates/evidence of voluntary work which may support your application.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Students will be required to attend a minimum of 100 hours during the course and there may be early morning starts for these sessions.

Other Information

WORK PLACEMENTS

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: http://www.police.nsw.gov .au/about_us/structure/specialist_operations/foren sic_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 read and sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form. Visit: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/ and type 'clinical placement' in search area.

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 student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children's Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov .au/W orking-with-children/working-with- children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT - Generally work

placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Visit:
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

Apply Now
Gosford Campus campus
Semester: Semester 13-07-2015,
Study Options: Part Time Day, 11hrs/Week, 27W weeks
How to Enrol: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

The Enrolment Session is scheduled to take place on:

Date: Tuesday 09 June 2015
Time: 10.00am
Location: Gosford Campus , Building D, 1st floor, Room 05, (D105)
Or
Date: Tuesday 11 June 2015
Time: 10.00am
Location: Wyong Campus , Building C, 1st floor, Room 13, (C1.13)

To enrol in training subsidised by the NSW Government, a statutory declaration is required as proof of citizenship. The declaration must confirm that you will provide evidence of citizenship on request including one of the following:
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Green Medicare Card
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa will be accepted.

You will need to bring your Tax File No as well as any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW) so we can assess your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer.

If you are receiving a benefit or allowance through Centrelink, please ensure you have your Customer Reference Number (CRN) and the date of grant for your benefit, which you will find on your most current income statement.

For students with a disability, impairment or long term condition, evidence of this is required to support your enrolment. If you are on a Rehabilitation Plan, evidence is also required.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.

Please contact us on 131 225 if you are unable to attend the Enrolment Session or would like further information
Proposed Timetable: Attendance will be advised at the enrolment session.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $2,300.00

Students can pay their fee upfront or take out a VET FEE-HELP Loan. This study now, pay later option is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government.

More information is available from the Fees and Charges section of this website. Please note it is a requirement to read the VET FEE-HELP Information for 2015 booklet before applying for this loan. It is important to note Census Date. Your Census Dates are the last day you can withdraw your enrolment without incurring the cost for each Unit of Study.

The qualification fee is made up of the following Units of Study:

Unit of Study 1: $1,150.00 Census Date - 31 July 2015

Unit of Study 2: $1,150.00 Census Date - 26 August 2015

For students ineligible for VET FEE-HELP, a fee instalment plan may be negotiated.

The Smart and Skilled First Qualification Fee is $1,970.00.

The Concession Fee for this course is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility will be confirmed at enrolment.
Important Information: Local Entry Requirements

This 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. It is advisable that learners are already working within the disability sector when undertaking this course.

Suitable Criminal record checks are required prior to your workplacement. You will be required to undertake a pre-selection form at the Enrolment Session. Please bring along copies of any relevant certificates/evidence of voluntary work which may support your application.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Students will be required to attend a minimum of 100 hours during the course and there may be early morning starts for these sessions.

Other Information

WORK PLACEMENTS

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: http://www.police.nsw.gov .au/about_us/structure/specialist_operations/foren sic_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 read and sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form. Visit: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/ and type 'clinical placement' in search area.

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 student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children's Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov .au/W orking-with-children/working-with- children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT - Generally work

placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Visit:
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

Other

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options Delivery Location How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Important Information
02-06-2015 Part Time Day
8hrs/Week for 18 weeks
HOMECARE GROUP ONLY Please click on the Apply Now button and follow the prompts, then attend one of the Information Sessions. Bring your TAX FILE No to apply for VET FEE HELP

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This course will run at Gosford Campus on varied days including Work placement shifts. The Timetable will be advised at the Information Sessions. A VET FEE-HELP student loan is available for eligible full fee-paying students.

Smart and Skilled Second Qualification: $2300.00

The Unit of Study fee above will apply if this is not your Second qualification Fee.
Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.

Fee Exemptions & Fee Concessions do apply for this course.
Local Entry Requirements

Suitable Criminal record checks are required prior to your workplacement. You will be required to undertake a pre-selection form at the information session. Please bring along copies of any relevant certificates/evidence of voluntary work which may support your application.
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Students will be required to attend a minimum of 100 hours during the course and there may be early morning starts for these sessions.

You will be required to attend one of the Compulsory Information Sessions listed below:

Date: 09 June 2015
Time: 10am
Campus: Gosford
Location: D105

OR

Date: 11 June 2015
Time: 10am
Campus: Wyong
Location: C1.13

Student requirments:
Bring your TAX FILE NO to apply for VET FEE HELP for your course fee.
Bring your Centerlink Card or Centerlink Fee Statement to apply for Fee Exemptions or Fee Concessions rates.

Other Information

WORK PLACEMENTS

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: http://www.police.nsw.gov .au/about_us/structure/specialist_operations/foren sic_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: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/ and type 'clinical placement' in search area.

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 student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children's Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov .au/W orking-with-children/working-with- children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT - Generally work

placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Visit:
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

Apply Now
Other campus
Semester: Semester 02-06-2015,
Study Options: Part Time Day, 8hrs/Week, 18W weeks
How to Enrol: Please click on the Apply Now button and follow the prompts, then attend one of the Information Sessions. Bring your TAX FILE No to apply for VET FEE HELP
Proposed Timetable: This course will run at Gosford Campus on varied days including Work placement shifts. The Timetable will be advised at the Information Sessions.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: A VET FEE-HELP student loan is available for eligible full fee-paying students.

Smart and Skilled Second Qualification: $2300.00

The Unit of Study fee above will apply if this is not your Second qualification Fee.
Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.

Fee Exemptions & Fee Concessions do apply for this course.
Important Information: Local Entry Requirements

Suitable Criminal record checks are required prior to your workplacement. You will be required to undertake a pre-selection form at the information session. Please bring along copies of any relevant certificates/evidence of voluntary work which may support your application.
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Students will be required to attend a minimum of 100 hours during the course and there may be early morning starts for these sessions.

You will be required to attend one of the Compulsory Information Sessions listed below:

Date: 09 June 2015
Time: 10am
Campus: Gosford
Location: D105

OR

Date: 11 June 2015
Time: 10am
Campus: Wyong
Location: C1.13

Student requirments:
Bring your TAX FILE NO to apply for VET FEE HELP for your course fee.
Bring your Centerlink Card or Centerlink Fee Statement to apply for Fee Exemptions or Fee Concessions rates.

Other Information

WORK PLACEMENTS

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: http://www.police.nsw.gov .au/about_us/structure/specialist_operations/foren sic_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: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/ and type 'clinical placement' in search area.

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 student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children's Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov .au/W orking-with-children/working-with- children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT - Generally work

placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Visit:
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm