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Qualification details

CHC50108 - Diploma of Disability (Release 1)

Summary

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Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
DeletedDeleted from CHC08 Community Services Training Package07/Dec/2015
Supersedes CHC50102 - Diploma of Disability Work24/Mar/2011

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 2) 07/May/2012
1 (this release) 25/Mar/2011

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Units of competency

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BSBWOR403A - Manage stress in the workplaceManage stress in the workplaceSupersededN/A
CHCORG627B - Provide mentoring support to colleaguesProvide mentoring support to colleaguesDeletedN/A
CHCICS410A - Support relationships with carers and familiesSupport relationships with carers and familiesSupersededN/A
CHCCS503A - Develop, implement and review services and programs to meet client needsDevelop, implement and review services and programs to meet client needsSupersededN/A
CHCDFV402C - Manage own professional development in responding to domestic and family violenceManage own professional development in responding to domestic and family violenceDeletedN/A
CHCCSL502A - Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skillsApply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skillsSupersededN/A
PSPMNGT605B - Manage diversityManage diversitySupersededN/A
CHCOHC401A - Inform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral healthInform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral healthSupersededN/A
CHCMH411A - Work with people with mental health issuesWork with people with mental health issuesSupersededN/A
CHCICS305A - Provide behaviour support in the context of individualised plansProvide behaviour support in the context of individualised plansSupersededN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411711 Community Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3421 Welfare Associate Professionals 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Aged Care and Disability 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Assessor (Disability),Service Coordinator (Disability),General Manager (Disability),Case Coordinator (Disability),Local Support Coordinator,Senior Disability Worker,Support Facilitator (Disability) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411711 Community Worker 02/Feb/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3421 Welfare Associate Professionals 02/Feb/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0905 Human Welfare Studies And Services 02/Feb/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 02/Feb/2009 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

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.

Occupational titles  may include:

  • Assessor
  • Local support coordinator
  • Case coordinator
  • Manager
  • Case manager
  • Program/service coordinator
  • Client service assessor
  • Senior disability worker
  • Coordinator
  • Support facilitator
  • Local area coordinator

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

To gain entry into CHC50108 Diploma of Disability  a candidate must:

1. 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 :

CHCCS400B Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework 

CHCCS411B Work effectively in the community sector 

CHCDIS301B Work effectively with people with a disability 

CHCDIS410A Facilitate community participation and inclusion 

CHCICS402A Facilitate individualised plans 

OR 

2. 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.

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

16 units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 11 core units
  • 5 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A OHS electives of which one unit must be selected for this qualification
  • Group B electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Group C elective which is recommended for special consideration
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Community Services and/or Health Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on the NTIS or other public listing

Core units 

CHCAD504A Provide advocacy and representation services 

CHCCM404A Undertake case management for clients with complex needs 

CHCCM501A Coordinate complex case requirements  (Note pre -requisite  CHCCM404A)

CHCCM503C Develop , facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management 

CHCCS503A Develop , implement and review services and programs to meet client needs 

CHCCW503A Work intensively with clients 

CHCDIS511A Coordinate services for people with disabilities 

CHCINF505C Meet statutory and organisation information requirements 

CHCNET503C Develop new networks 

CHCORG506D Coordinate the work environment 

CHCPOL501A Access evidence and apply in practice 

Group A OHS electives  - one unit must be selected 

One of the following OHS units must  be selected for this qualification.

HLTOHS401A Maintain workplace OHS processes 

HLTOHS501A Manage workplace OHS processes 

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers in the disability sector need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Community Services Training Package.

Group B electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or more of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people 

PSPMNGT605B Manage diversity 

Group C  - elective for special consideration 

The following elective, whilst not required in all  disability work, is highly recommended to be considered for inclusion in this qualification:

CHCICS404A Plan and provide advanced behaviour support 

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of relevant electives is provided to facilitate selection and does not necessarily reflect workplace requirements. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs.

Disability support 

CHCCS413A Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder 

CHCDIS302A Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities 

CHCDIS313A Support people with disabilities who are ageing 

CHCDIS400C Provide care and support 

CHCDIS404C Design procedures for support 

CHCDIS405A Facilitate skills development and maintenance 

CHCDIS408C Support people with disabilities as workers 

CHCDIS409A Provide services to people with disabilities with complex needs 

CHCDIS410A Facilitate community participation and inclusion 

CHCDIS411A Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies 

CHCDIS507C Design and adapt surroundings to group requirements 

CHCDIS509D Maximise participation in work by people with disabilities 

CHCICS410A Support relationships with carers and families 

Working with people with mental health issues 

CHCMH405A Work collaboratively to support recovery process 

CHCMH411A Work with people with mental health issues 

CHCMH501A Provide advanced supports to facilitate recovery 

CHCPROM503A Provide community focused promotion and prevention strategies 

Working with people with alcohol and other drug issues 

CHCAOD511B Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and /or other drug issues 

CHCAOD512A Develop and implement a behaviour response plan  (Note pre -requisite  CHCICS305A)

CHCPROM503A Provide community focused promotion and prevention strategies 

Medication and health professional support 

CHCCS305B Assist clients with medication  (Note pre -requisite  HLTAP301B)

CHCCS424A Administer and monitor medications  (Note pre -requisites  CHCCS305B, HLTAP301B)

CHCCS425A Support health professional 

HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context 

HLTFA301C Apply first aid 

HLTFA402C Apply advanced first aid  (Note pre -requisite  HLTFA301C)

Counselling and client support 

CHCCS310A Support inclusive practice in the workplace 

CHCCS426A Provide support and care relating to loss and grief 

CHCCS506A Promote and respond to workplace diversity 

CHCCSL501A Work within a structured counselling framework 

CHCCSL502A Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills 

CHCCSL503A Facilitate the counselling relationship 

CHCCSL507A Support clients in decision -making processes 

CHCCSL509A Reflect and improve upon counselling skills  (Note pre -requisites  CHCCSL501A, CHCCSL503A, CHCCSL507A)

CHCDFV402C Manage own professional development in responding to domestic and family violence 

CHCDFV505C Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence 

CHCLLN403A Identify clients with language , literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectively 

Team coordination and management 

CHCORG525D Recruit and coordinate volunteers 

CHCORG611B Lead and develop others in a community sector workplace 

CHCORG627B Provide mentoring support to colleagues 

Palliative approach 

CHCPA301B Deliver care services using a palliative approach 

CHCPA402B Plan for and provide care services using a palliative approach 

Outreach work 

CHCCH427A Work effectively with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness 

CHCCH522A Undertake outreach work 

Organisation support electives 

CHCCS427A Facilitate adult learning and development 

CHCCS505A Provide supervision support to community sector workers 

CHCNET501B Work effectively with other services and networks 

CHCORG501B Facilitate workplace change and innovation 

CHCPOL404A Undertake policy review 

TAEDEL402A Plan , organise and facilitate learning in the workplace 

BSBWOR403A Manage stress in the workplace 

Oral health 

CHCOHC303A Use basic oral health screening tools 

CHCOHC401A Inform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral health 

CHCOHC402A Support and encourage clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care 

CHCOHC404A Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues 

CHCOHC406A Provide or assist with oral hygiene 

CHCOHC407A Apply and manage use of basic oral health products