Diploma of Disability CHC50108
This qualification covers workers who are responsible for the coordination and management of agencies delivering services to people with a disability.
Workers in this role:
- Are usually also involved in service delivery, either direct client work and/or community development projects
- Have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers
Common occupational titles that may be suited with this qualification are:
- Case Co-ordinator / Manager
- Client Service Assessor
- Local Area Co-ordinator
- Local support Co-ordinator
- Programs /service co-ordinator
- Support facilitator
- Senior Disability worker
- Case Manager
Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and oral English skills. You will be required to complete a Pre-training and Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. A current Police Check & Working with Children Check are required before the commencement of practical placement.
To gain entry into CHC50108 Diploma of Disability a candidate must: Be recognised as competent, through a recognised training program or recognition process, against the following units of competency common to CHC40308 Certificate IV in Disability:
- CHCCS400C: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
- CHCCS411C: Work effectively in the community sector
- CHCDIS301C: Work effectively with people with a disability
- CHCDIS410A: Facilitate community participation and inclusion
- CHCICS402B: Facilitate individualised plans
Have sufficient relevant work experience in the disability sector to indicate likely success at this level of qualification in a job role involving:
- The application of knowledge with depth in some areas and demonstration of a broad range of technical and other skills
- A wide range of tasks and roles in a variety of contexts, with complexity in the range and choices of actions required
- The exercise of discretionary judgement and decision making under general guidance.
ETEA is constantly running this course throughout Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. Please contact us for details and dates of the next available course in your area or feel free to complete the request information pack form and we will contact you shortly.
Classroom delivery: Face to face training.
ETEA uses a range of assessment methods which may include:
- Classroom activities
- Written questions
- Observation (practical placement)
UNITS OF STUDY
Students will need to complete 16 Units of Competency, consisting of 11 Core and 5 Elective
||Provide advocacy and representation services
||Undertake case management for clients with complex needs
||Coordinate complex case requirements (Note pre-requisite CHCCM404A)
||Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management
||Develop, implement and review services and programs to meet client needs
||Work intensively with clients
||Coordinate services for people with disabilities
||Meet statutory and organisation information requirements
||Develop new networks
||Coordinate the work environment
||Access evidence and apply in practice
||Confirm client developmental status
||Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services
||Implement community development strategies
||Plan and conduct group activities
||Maintain Workplace WHS processes
Please refer to the industry pathways page.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Recognition of prior learning is a process where a person with work experience, can have their skills and knowledge assessed, with the aim of getting a formal qualification. Click here for further details.
CREDIT TRANSFER AND NATIONAL RECOGNITION
Credit transfer assesses the initial course or subject that an individual’s using to claim access to, or the award of credit in, a destination course. The assessment determines the extent to which the client’s initial course or subject is equivalent to the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards in a qualification. This may include credit transfer based on formal learning that is outside the AQF. Click here for further details.