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Course in Identifying, Reporting and Preventing Abuse and/or Grooming of People With Disabilities

Code: 22530VIC

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Overview

Duration

12 weeks part time

Next Intake

April

The Course in Identifying, Reporting and Preventing Abuse and/or Grooming of People with Disabilities 22530VIC is a short course targeted to those who work with people with disabilities, including people with psychosocial disability, and have a responsibility to identify and report abuse.

Customised workplace delivery available.

Career Pathways

Where will the Course in Identifying, Reporting and Preventing Abuse and/or Grooming of People With Disabilities 22530VIC take me?

  • Care Sector Advocate
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Disability Advocate
  • Care Sector Worker
Melbourne Polytechnic teachers feed us all of this knowledge, they’re packing lots of knowledge into us and I think I'm going to be successful, they do a great job.
Cheryl Holian
Allied Health Assistance Graduate
Portrait of Cheryl Holian

Course Details

Delivery methods

You must be employed in a Disability or Care Sector workplace.

  • Workplace
  • Learning modules

How you will study

Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.

Virtual classroom

Learn via virtual classrooms, connect with teachers and students at a scheduled time through digital platforms and learning tools. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.

Class Schedule

The course consists of six 3-hour evening classes. This includes self-paced learning modules.

Customised workplace delivery available.

Assessment Methods

Observation, Written Activities

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subject Elective Hours
VU22853 Apply human rights based approach to the identification reporting and prevention of disability abuse Core 65

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Fees & Costs

Tuition Fees
Concession Government subsidised fee Non-subsidised fee
Tuition fee $13 $65 $700
Maximum annual amenities $175 $250 $250
Total payable $188 $315 $950
Per year $0
Per semester $0

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2021. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Fees explained

The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment. 

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The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.

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Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:

  • Commonwealth Health Care card, or
  • Pensioner Concession card, or
  • Any dependent spouse or dependent child of one of the above cardholders, or
  • Veterans Gold card.

The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • Asylum Seekers and victims of human trafficking

Additional expenses

The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:

  • $250 for full fee-paying students; and
  • $175 for concession-paying students studying Certificate I, II, III, or IV.

Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.

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Requirements

  • You must be employed in the disability or care sector.
  • You must have Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Working Level 2 Reading and Working Level 2 Numeracy.

Next Steps

The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form from the Apply Now page.

After you complete that form we will send you an email with a link to an application form webpage. If you don’t receive the email, check your spam and junk folders.

Complete the application form on the application form webpage.

You will be required to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.

Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend an enrolment appointment over the phone or on campus.

For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about Tuition Payment Plans here.

If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 1300 635 276 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

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