Certificate IV in Disability – International

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Course Code CHC43115
Course Title Certificate IV in Disability
CROCOS Code 093822C
Duration 52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays)
Main Intake Dates

February, April, July, October

Location CBD Campus – 400 Queen Street, Melbourne

Program Overview

The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability qualification 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-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may and/or coordinate a small team.

Program Structure

Work placement

As part of this course, students will also be required to gain a minimum of 120 hours of work experience in a regulated disability services environment. Students must have a Police Check prior to the commencement of their work placement.


Assessment methods may include:

  • Projects / Research Reviews
  • Underpinning Knowledge questioning
  • Direct Observations & Demonstration
  • Written Assignment & Case studies
  • Simulated work place activities
  • Workplace Practicals
  • Supervisor reports

Units of Competency

The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability requires 14 units of competency:

Core Units

CHCCCS015 – Provide individualised support
CHCDIS002 – Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS005 – Develop and provide person-centred service responses
CHCDIS007 – Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS008 – Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS009 – Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS010 – Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

CHCCCS023 – Support independence and wellbeing
CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues
CHCCCS024 – Support individual with autism spectrum disorder

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment
All other electives available on request


Entry Requirements

Students must satisfy the following Age, English and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 18 years or over
  • English Proficiency Level: an IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG English language test.
  • Academic: Successful completion of Year 11 or its equivalent.



The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:

  • Diploma’s from Community Services training package.

Your Career

The following employment pathways are available to learners who complete this qualification:

  • Behavioural support officer
  • Development officer
  • Disability offer – day support
  • Disability support officer / worker
  • Employment coordinator (disability)
  • Lifestyle support officer


Course Fee


Other Fees Estimated Fees
Material Fee $200