PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY THE AUSTRALIAN AND NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENTS
As part of its Economic Response to COVID-19, the Australian Government is providing
free or low-fee training courses across the nation through its Job Trainer Fund. The
Australian Government partnered with state and territory governments to establish the
$1 billion Job Trainer Fund as part of its 2020-21 Budget. In 2020-21 the Australian
Government committed $500 million, with matched contributions from the state and
The Australian Government has extended the Job Trainer Fund program until 31 December 2023
You may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer if you are:
* a job seeker
* an individual who is out of work receiving an income support payment
* employed on a casual or part time basis, and working less than 35 hours per week, and willing and able to work additional hours,
* a school leaver or young person - 17–24 years old regardless of employment status.
* enrolling in an aged care, child care, disability courses or similar, regardless of age or employment status,
* enrolling in a digital skills qualification, regardless of age or employment status
You must also:
* be an NT resident
* be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency and
have the skills and capabilities to undertake training and to actively engage in employment.
This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability, or some other reason. work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. workers have a range of factual, technical, and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. To achieve this qualification, the learner must have completed at least 120 hours of work.
· Effective communication
· Working with others
· Address constraints to communication
· Determine support needs
· Provide support services
· Monitor support activities
· Foster human rights
· Follow safe work practices for direct client care, manual handling and infection control
COURSE DESCRIPTION The Certificate IV in Disability reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and well-being. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision, and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team. A Certificate IV will provide you with the skills needed to promote a person-centred approach, work with or without direct supervision, and the potential to supervise and/or coordinate a small team. Become a positive impact on the lives of people living with a disability by supporting their needs with a hands-on approach. We will provide you with the theory and practical skills to assist people in reaching their individual goals and develop independence through a person-centred approach. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The Certificate IV in Disability gives you the experience and expertise to support people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and well being. Successful completion of this course provides you with the opportunity to be employed in a variety of home, community or residential facility-based support worker positions for individuals living with a disability. Employment outcomes include varying roles which may include: Behavioural support officer Disability officer - day support Disability support officer / worker Residential care officer Social trainer Local area coordinator Senior personal care assistant.