Certificate IV in Disability

Community
Workplace Community

CHC43115

Certificate IV in Disability reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.

Workers promote a person-centered approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. You will also develop skills to:

  • Provide individualised support
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
  • Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
  • Provide person-centred services to people with a disability with complex needs
  • Work with diverse people
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Recognise healthy body systems

Course Delivery

This qualification is offered in an on-the-job capacity involving training and assessment in the workplace. Training will be delivered by one of our professional trainers with extensive industry experience. Facilitated off-job workshops at Work & Training premises are offered to supplement the training process.

The training utilises materials such as learner guides, relevant websites, video clips, and paper-based resources. Assessments will be conducted using knowledge, project, observation and competency conversation assessment tools.

This program is nationally-recognised and on successful completion you will be awarded with the qualification CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability.

This program is offered over a maximum of 2 years for full-time employees and a maximum of 3 years for part-time employees. Students are able to complete earlier in negotiation with their Training Consultant.

Course Fees

The cost of the qualification is $4,500, however if undertaken under a workplace traineeship arrangement, funding may be available resulting in a $450 administration fee.

For information around refunds, LLN issues, available support services, possible government subsidies and all other relevant information, please refer to our student guide handbook.