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Certificate IV in Disability

This course is for those seeking a role as a Disability Support worker.

TMG College Australia


Course Overview

The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability qualification reflects the role of a Disability Support worker in a range of community settings and clients’ homes. The Disability Support worker provides support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing. Disability Support workers promote and support a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision within a Disability Service.

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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability TMG College Australia


Course Details

  • Course Code & Title

    CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

    CRICOS Code: 093822C

  • 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:

    CHCCCS011 – Meet personal support needs
    CHCCCS025 – Support relationships with carers and families
    CHCHCS001 – Provide home and community support services

  • Entry Requirements

    Intended overseas students must satisfy the following requirements: 

    • Age: Must be 18 years or over 
    • English proficiency level: An IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG College Australia English language test 
    • The ability to obtain a Police Check - Police Check required for Industry Work Placement 
    • Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent


    Students are required to undertake a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. These will assist with identification of any support needs.

  • Assessment

    Assessment Methods may include: 

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

    52 weeks (with 12 weeks of holidays).

  • 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

    Course fee - $11,250.00

  • Locations

    This Qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
    • Box Hill 
    • Werribee 
  • Upcoming Classes


    • July 20
    • August 24
    • October 12
    • November 16



    • January 25
    • March 1
    • April 19
    • May 24
    • July 12
    • August 16
    • October 4
    • November 8



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