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Certificate IV in Disability

Do you want to work in one of Australia’s fastest growing industries while making a positive difference in the lives of others?

The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability qualification may be for you!


TMG College Australia

Course Overview

This qualification will teach you the skills to help people with an intellectual or physical disability by empowering them to become more independent and self-reliant, so they can participate in community activities. People working at this level may be a supervisor or manage the performance of other team members.

With our flexible learning approach, we blend both practical and theoretical elements.

As part of this course, you will be required to undertake a minimum 120 hour’s Practical Placement in a Residential Care or Community Care Setting.

Over the course of this qualification we offer:

  • Convenient and flexible learning
  • Support and guidance
  • Online collaboration

Government Funding* is available for this qualification. Invest in your future by applying today!


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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability TMG College Australia


Course Details

  • Course Code & Title

    CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability.

  • 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:

    CHCCCS024 - Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder

    CHCCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing

    CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues

    All other electives available on request.

    Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this Qualification however Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. 

    These will assist with determining suitability into course entry and identification of any support needs. 

    The ability to obtain a Police Check - Police Check required for industry work placement.

  • Assessment

    Assessment Methods may include: 

    • Written Questions 
    • Project Work 
    • Case Study’s 
    • Role plays 
    • Workplace Based Tasks/Observations  
  • Duration

    Traineeship: Estimated duration 104 Weeks 

    Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 52 Weeks 

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to Face Training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement. 

    Structured Work Placement 

    As part of this course, Students will be required to undertake a minimum 120 hour’s practical placement within the Disability Sector. 

    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a mobile manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed Mode Training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Online, Face to Face and Workplace Based.  

  • Pathways

    Students who successfully complete this Qualification may undertake: 

    • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services 
  • Your Career

    This course will provides you an opportunity to enter into the workforce involving job roles such as:

    • Behavioural support officer
    • Disability support worker / Disability officer – day support
    • Development officer
    • Employment coordinator (disability) / Job coordinator
    • Community-based support worker
    • Residential Care officer
  • Fees & Eligibility

    Enrolment Fees:
    Without Concession - $224.00
    With Concession - $44.80


    Fee For Service - $5,950.00


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

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. TMG College Australia encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this training.

    Eligibility Criteria 1. You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen. 2. You must not have completed the same AQF level qualification or higher than the course you wish to enrol in, unless under 20 years of age on 1 January this year. 3. You must not have commenced or be scheduled to commence more than two Victorian Government subsidised courses this year; and 4. You must not be currently enrolled in two or more Victorian Government subsidised courses.

    Traineeship incentives may be applicable on full time/ part time basis, subject to eligibility. Enrolment fees apply.

  • Locations

    This Qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
    • Box Hill 
    • Werribee 
  • Upcoming Classes

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