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Certificate IV in Disability

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

TMG College Australia    


Program Overview

The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability program 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.

For the International Course Guide, Application Form, International Student Handbook and more, visit our International Students page



CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability TMG College Australia


Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

    CRICOS Code: 093822C

  • Subjects

    The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability requires 14 Subjects.

    Core Subjects:

    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 Subjects:

    CHCCCS023 - Support independence and well being

    CHCCCS024 - Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder

    CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues

  • 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 Numeracy and Digital Literacy 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 and Intensity

    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 Program may undertake: 

    CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services 

  • Your Career

    This Program 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


    • January 31
    • April 25
    • July 18
    • October 10


    • January 30
    • April 24
    • July 17
    • October 9
  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification, if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG’s matched qualifications.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where Skill First Student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Skill First Student to TMG. 


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