This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and supported employment agencies, other community settings and client's homes.
Location: Cairns campus, Atherton campus, Mareeba campus, Innisfail campus, Mossman/Port Douglas, Thursday Island campus.
Dates: 2013: 22 January - Orientation. First class 12 February 9am - 3pm.
Fees: The approximate cost to complete this qualification. Standard: $1,438.40. Concession: $806.72.
Certificate III in Disability is preferred and at least 2 years industry experience.
Basic computer skills, access to email and internet are an important aspect of your study. Students may access TAFE computers if they do not own a computer. Grade 12 literacy standard is desirable.
Students should be currently working in the disability sector as paid workers to enable workplace supervisors to confirm the student's application of knowledge and skills. Students will also need the opportunity to supervise and occasionally train Certificate III workers.
CRICOS provider Code 02012B
Application mode Please Enquire
Study area Community Services and Sports
Skill area Human Welfare Studies and ServicesCareer prospects
Employment opportunities include:
Exit opportunities or further studies: At the completion of Certificate IV in Disability students may progress onto the Diploma in Disability.Resources required
Learning guides for each subject need to be purchased from Smedleys TAFE bookshop.
|Unit code||Unit name||Unit type|
|CHCCOM403A||Use targeted communication skills to build relationships||Core|
|CHCCS400B||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework||Core|
|CHCCS411B||Work effectively in the community sector||Core|
|CHCDIS301B||Work effectively with people with a disability||Core|
|CHCDIS302A||Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities||Core|
|CHCDIS405A||Facilitate skills development and maintenance||Core|
|CHCDIS410A||Facilitate community participation and inclusion||Core|
|CHCDIS411A||Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies||Core|
|CHCICS305A||Provide behaviour support in the context of individualised plans||Core|
|CHCICS402A||Facilitate individualised plans||Core|
|CHCOHS312B||Follow safety procedures for direct care work||Core|
|HLTFA301C||Apply first aid||Core|
|HLTFS207C||Follow basic food safety practices||Core|
|HLTHIR403B||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers||Core|
There may be one or more elective competencies, these may differ between institutes. Please contact the institute for more information'.
The published fees apply to Australian citizens and permanent residents only. Program commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments. Contact the Admissions Centre on 1300 656 959 for more information on enrolment procedures. For detailed information on policies, fees, payments, concessions, refunds, subsidies, exemptions, pre-requisites, withdrawals and RPL refer to the Tropical North Queensland TAFE Fees & Conditions document.
Information supplied in this document is correct at time of printing but may be subject to change without notice.
Tropical North Institute of TAFE
Phone: 1300 656 959
Phone (international): +61 (7) 4042 2429