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Statement of Attainment in Disability Care

$0 Limited

<p>This course may be fully subsidised for eligible students under the Community Services Obligation Program (CSO).</p><p>The community care industry is an extremely rewarding area of work for

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01 May
$0 Limited

This course may be fully subsidised for eligible students under the Community Services Obligation Program (CSO).

The community care industry is an extremely rewarding area of work for individuals who are passionate about the rights and independence of others. The Statement of Attainment in Disability Care is a hands-on course that will give you the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to work and communicate effectively in the disability and community care sectors.

The Statement of Attainment in Disability Care is delivered on the Central Coast and will give you the opportunity to learn how to deliver services to empower people with a disability through support and skill development, as well as learning about behaviour support strategies. Our team of specialists will be there every step of the way, and the combination of classroom and practical exercises means you can graduate with the skills needed to excel in your chosen career.

Delve into a whole new world based on support, care giving and empowerment by enrolling with Central Coast Community College and kick-start your career in the community care industry!

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for people looking to start a career in the disablity sector or for current industry workers to gain additional knowledge and skills.

Learning Outcomes

This course is made up of the elective units from CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability Specialisation), and you will learn:

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Learn to empower people with a disability
  • Gain experience to support the behaviours and skills of people with a disability

Study Pathways

Students who enrol in this course may be eligible to complete their qualification in CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability). Graduates of this qualification may then continue their studies by enrolling in the CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Disability Worker
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Care Assistant

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery with 30 hours of practical placement in the workplace, and individual work at home.

Funding Eligibility

This course is being offered under the Adult and Community Education Community Services Obligation (CSO) Program. This funding has been designed to support people who experience barriers to training and employment. To determine your eligibility for the CSO Program click here.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.
Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

Work Placement

Aged care facilities require a criminal record check prior to placement. Students can apply for this through NSW Police. If you are commencing work placement in a facility governed by NSW Health you will be required to also undergo an Occupational Assessment for Vaccinations and Infectious Diseases.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. All other course resources will be provided for you on the day. Please remember to bring your lunch.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015.
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach