Advanced Diploma of Disability
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Deepening
- Course Location
- Warragul; Leongatha
- Course Duration
Full Time: Flexible to suit student needsPart Time: Flexible to suit student needs
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- 2014 Application Form (pdf)
- Study Modes
- Starting Date
Currently working within the disability or community services sector and want the skills to perform at a management level? Then this course is designed for you.
You will learn how to co-ordinate assessment and quality service delivery to clients with complex needs, supervise staff or volunteers and implement work programs.
You will learn how to manage workplace issues, establish and manage new programs and services, and mentor colleagues. You will also learn how to manage finances, accounts and resources, and ensure a safe workplace for your clients and co-workers.
This qualification covers those workers who may operate at an advanced skills level to:
- Provide specialist services
- Act as a resource for other workers
- Provide professional supervision of staff including volunteers
- Work intensively with clients
- Work with clients with complex needs
- Coordinate work programs
- Supervise accommodation service delivery
- Manage services.
There may be no vocational outcomes in some jurisdictions.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Advanced Diploma of Disability.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Employment ProspectsOccupational options may include:
- Case Manager
- Disability Development and Support Officer
- House Supervisor
- Psycho-educational Trainer
- Psycho-social Trainer
- Service Coordinator
- Team Leader
- Unit Manager
Entry RequirementsTo gain entry into Advanced Diploma of Disability candidates need to have previous experience in the disability sector in a job role involving:
- The self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas.
- The exercise of independent judgement and decision-making.
- The application of a range of technical and other skills.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, problem solving, documents/folio, relective journals, oral presentations, presentations to audiences, interviews, case studies, projects, group project and group discussions.
Please note that Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfer are available for this course.
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
| Unit Code
|| Unit Name
|Core Units (16)
|CHCAD603B||Provide systems advocacy services|
|CHCADMIN604B||Manage the finances, accounts and resources of an organisation|
|CHCCS604B||Manage the delivery of quality services to clients|
|CHCCS607E||Coordinate in-services assessment and response to address client need|
|CHCDIS511A||Coordinate services for people with disabilities|
|CHCINF604D||Manage the organisation’s information systems|
|CHCNET503D||Develop new networks|
|CHCORG428A||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCORG607D||Manage workplace issues|
|CHCORG608E||Establish and manage new programs or services|
|CHCORG610B||Manage change in a community sector organisation|
|CHCORG611C||Lead and develop others in a community sector workplace|
|CHCORG619D||Manage quality of organisation’s service delivery outcomes|
|CHCORG620D||Promote and represent the service|
|HLTWHS501A||Manage workplace WHS processes|
|And one of the following units:|
|CHCCOM504B||Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication (compulsory for management stream)|
|CHCCOM403A||Use targeted communication skills to build relationships (compulsory for practitioner stream)|
4 elective units that may be taken from: