Learning and teaching
Throughout this certificate, you will receive personalised education and training to develop work practices for better client outcomes
As a student in this certificate, you are expected to commit to one day a week on campus and one day a week for extra online support including assessment support
In addition to this, you will undertake 120 hours of work placement in a leading disability support service. You will receive ongoing support while completing placement gaining hands-on experience
Assessment will be based on demonstration of skills, the application of knowledge in a workplace context, and how you integrate these skills in preparation for the contingencies and demands of a busy workplace.
Work integrated learning
The program assessment tasks will continue to develop your knowledge and skills, requiring you to undertake individual and work group tasks such as an WHS worksite risk assessment, client communication assessment, and service planning and review. These tasks will be based on your worksite, clients, and organisational procedures and documentation.
RMIT teaching staff will be the lead facilitators during the program with input from specialist staff from the organisation that you are completing your placement hours in, Individual Client Plan Facilitator, Behaviour Support staff.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.