This course opens the door to a challenging and rewarding career providing services to people who have a disability in residential group homes, aged care facilities, day respite centres, and home and community settings.
You can learn how to provide personal support, assisting people with disability in their daily activities. Careers in disability support provide great variety, flexibility and personal satisfaction. Get recognition for your existing skills or develop new skills in the disability industry. This is also a great introduction to higher level specialist training courses that will help you further progress your career.
The medication unit which is included in this course allows you to assist clients with medication under the guidance of your employer.
To be successful in this course, you will need to be a compassionate and caring person who communicates well and has a real desire to empower a person to achieve their desired levels of independence, self-confidence and community involvement.
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability (Medication Included) is a step forward in opening the door to a challenging and rewarding career in conducting individual assessments and providing support services to people in:
- Their own home
- Residential group homes
- Aged care facilities
- Day support organisations
- Community based programs
Get recognition for your existing skills or develop new skills in the disability sector.
Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!
In this course, you will learn:
- The key principles of person centred support and promoting independence
- The use of alternative strategies and techniques to communicate with people who have a disability
- Safe manual handling techniques when providing support to people with a disability
- How to facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
- How to contribute to the ongoing skills development of the person with a disability using a strengths based approach
- How to encourage community participation and social inclusion
- How to work within legal and ethical guidelines
- How to conduct assessments
- How to develop and implement individual support plans
- How to assist the client with their medication needs
Students are required to complete 120 hours of work placement in a disability support facility in Sydney NSW, where you will work as a volunteer student during work-placement.
Please note: The practical workplace component is scheduled at various stages through the course. Please be aware that this schedule may need to change should Government COVID-19 restrictions be in place when the work placement is scheduled.
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your eligibility and fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. These criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
Enquire today or CALL US on 1300 845 888 to check your eligibility.
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Macquarie Community College (RTO 90033) is a not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation that has set the standard in adult community education since our beginnings in 1950.
We are one of the largest community colleges in the Sydney metropolitan area and our purpose is to create and deliver affordable and inclusive learning opportunities that meet the needs of individuals, organisations and communities.
The main college campuses are located in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Ryde, Richmond and Mount Druitt, in addition to hundreds of classes delivered in other community and employer sites so that we meet the needs of our clients.
We strive to make all participants feel welcome, supported and respected and delight in the diversity of their cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, ages, beliefs, and abilities.
Our three main program areas are English language and literacy tuition, Career Training for jobseekers and those changing or accelerating their careers, and our open entry short courses for Leisure and Self-improvement.
We provide a broad range of subsidised accredited courses in English Language and Literacy, employability and foundation skills training for jobseekers, digital literacy and qualifications and specialist training for employment in growing industries such as aged care, childcare, disability, and business. We are especially skilled in working with migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds and those facing barriers to participation in education and training. ...