C4329 - Certificate IV in Disability

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Plan: C4329A - Certificate IV in Disability
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Certificate IV in Disability
Qualification national code: CHC40312
Nominal hours: 700
Career: TAFE
Duration: 12 months
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Global, Urban and Social Studies (365T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/socialhumanities
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

 

This qualification is widely recognised in the disability services sector and is a preferred qualification for a broad range of direct support and leadership positions in the field.

Graduates work in government disability support settings, community support organisations, local councils and or disability support services. They may also work in residential group homes, training resources centres, day program settings, open and supported employment services, and client’s homes.

The workers in these services apply knowledge gained through qualifications and/or previous experience to provide training and support to people with disabilities in order to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation.

 

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Articulation and pathways

Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program.

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV In Disability you may be eligible to undertake further studies in the Diploma of Community Services Work, Diploma of Community Development or the Advanced Diploma of Disability at RMIT University.

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Entrance requirements

Academic entrance requirements: There are no minimum academic requirements for entry.


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External accreditation and industry links

This nationally recognised vocational education and training (VET) qualification has been developed and validated in consultation with the community services and health industry. The Certificate IV in Disability is recognised in the disability sector as the base qualification for work in government and non-government disability services.

RMIT works closely with its industry partners to ensure that this program is consistent with industry needs.

 

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and Services
As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.
Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.
Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.
The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.
You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content
You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University
RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.
Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance


We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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