Advanced Diploma of Disability Work
|Department:||Centre for Health and Nursing|
|Course Length:||Part-time day (1 year)|
|Direct Entry:||You can apply for this course directly through Kangan Institute.|
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Kangan Institute 2013 Diploma and Advanced Diploma tuition fees
This course is designed to advance student's current skills and knowledge required to sucessfully fulfil a supervisory role within community services -- in particular, disability services.
This qualification covers those workers who may operate at an advanced skill level to provide specialist services; act as a resource for other workers; provide professional supervision of staff including volunteers; working intensively with clients; coordinate programs; manage services and supervise service delivery.
Entry into the advanced diploma requires all students to be currently working in the industry; have completed a Certificate IV in Disability and wanting/working in a supervisory or team leading role.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Indigenous Concession||Full fee|
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# Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as student services and IT fees. Click here to view 2013 Student Services and IT fees.
Diploma and advanced diploma students are no longer eligible for a concession or exemption of tuition fees however VET FEE HELP is available to eligible students. Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students can continue accessing concession rates at all program levels (including diploma and advanced diploma).
If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, Indigenous concession or full fees. For more information about our fees structure, click here.
What costs and other fees should I expect?
Call the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, or specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course may lead to employment in positions such as: house supervisor, case manager, disability development supoort officer, service coordinators, unit managers, team leaders.
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
You will gain skills in managing the delivery of quality services to clients, manage finances and accounts, manage information systems and to promote and represent a service.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Advanced Diploma of Disability. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
This course can lead to higher level studies at the Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability) level and Graduate Diploma in Disability level at RMIT.
Credit transfers may be available in these courses.
Can I apply?
The prerequisite into this course requires all students to be currently working in the industry, have completed the Certificate IV in Disability and wanting/working in a supervisory or team leading role.
However it is recommended that you have satisfactory literacy and numeracy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course.
How do I apply?
To apply for this course you must apply on line and attend the information session.
Call the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email email@example.com for more information.
How will I be selected for this course?
All applicants will need to apply online. You will then be contacted regarding the next step you need to take.
How long is the course?
The course is delivered over 12 months.
Students are required to attend one day every 3 weeks from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
There are no mid-year enrolments.
Where and how can I study?
You will study at:
Moonee Ponds Campus
Level 1, 21-31 Hall St, Moonee Ponds Central
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.
For further information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact Fiona Kimpton directly on 9279 2438.
What will I study?
The Advanced Diploma of Disability. Please refer to course modules.