Diploma of Disability
About this course
Are you interested in helping people achieve their goals and keen to further your career in the disability industry? This course will continue the development of your skills in caring for people with various needs and help develop your skills in the management of services to people with a disability.
To enter this course, you must have completed, or have the equivalent skills, in four units from the CHC40708 Certificate IV in Disability.
Alternatively, you can enter this course if you have relevant experience and knowledge of the disability sector. Work-skills required are:
· the application of knowledge with depth in some areas and demonstration of a broad range of technical and other skills;
· conducting a wide range of tasks and roles in a variety of contexts, with complexity in the range and choices of actions required; and
· the exercise of discretionary judgement and decision making under general guidance.
Discuss your skills, knowledge and experience with one of our Course Coordinators today and see how it relates to your entry into this course.
Duration and dates
This course is delivered over two years.
How to apply
Enquiries and direct applications can be made by contacting a Student Advisor on 1300 133 717 or by email. You can also contact us by clicking the enquire button on this page.
For applications via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC): Existing and prospective VTAC applicants, including all Year 12 applicants, should apply through VTAC - this is listed on page 128 of the VTAC Guide or on the VTAC website. The selection criteria and requirements published by VTAC apply to all applicants.
Contact a Student Advisor on 1300 133 717 for further information.
· Case coordinator
· Case manager
· Program/service coordinator
· Senior disability worker
Further study opportunities
Graduates can go on to study at higher levels to increase skills, knowledge and employability.
Further study opportunities
Deakin at Your Doorstep
A huge advantage of studying this Diploma is that it can be studied in conjunction with the Deakin Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences. This allows graduates to gain two qualifications!
The dual qualification delivers access to a range of Deakin degree courses with up to 18 months of credit.
· Advance TAFE higher education link.
· Deakin Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences link.
Monash University - Bachelor Community Welfare and Counselling
This course gives 12 months of advanced standing into the Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling at Monash University.
Your existing skills and experience may provide credit towards this course. Please discuss your options with the course coordinator.
To attain this qualification a total of 16 units must be achieved; comprising 11 core units and 5 electives.