CHC43115 - Certificate IV in Disability

Looking to get into caring for people with Disabilities? Then this is the qualification for you.

12 months
Face-to-Face, Workplace Based, Blended

Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to work within the Disability Service Sector. The qualification is structured to combine theory with practical placement and is directed towards providing participants with relevant skills, knowledge and values necessary to have as professional Disability Services Sector workers.

This qualification reflects the roles of all Disability Services workers involved in the managing, coordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.


Career Opportunities

  • Lifestyle Support Officer
  • Community Development Officer
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Behavioural Support Officer
  • Disability Team Leader
  • Disability Support Assistant (Schools)
  • Project Officer
  • Day Support Disability Officer
  • Senior Disability Worker
  • Social Educator (Disability)
  • Support Facilitator (Disability)
  • Job coordinator
  • Disabilities Supervisor
  • Social trainer
  • Local area coordinator
  • Disability Service Officer.

Units of Competency

In order to gain the Certificate IV in Disability, a student must successfully complete a total of fourteen (14) units of competency, comprising of:

eleven (11) core units, and three (3) elective units, of which:

  • at least two (2) units must be selected from the electives listed in the CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability qualification;
  • up to one (1) unit from the electives, any endorsed training package or accredited course. These units must be relevant to the work outcome.

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

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


Provide advocacy and representation services
Work with people with mental health conditions
Recognise and respond to crisis situations

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, Integrity Education Group requires students to be over 18 years of age at the course commencement. Students will need to complete work-placement for this course, and therefore, must be able to obtain a satisfactory National Police check and Working With Children check.

Integrity Education Group also requires all prospective students to undertake a formal pre-training review (PTR) and language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine the suitability and readiness of the student for the program.  During the this process, the Integrity Education Group staff will ensure the following are discussed/determined:

  • Career and educational aspirations
  • Suitability for the intended program and subsequent industry
  • Literacy and numeracy capabilities
  • Digital capability and capacity

Delivery & Assessment

To ensure we cater for all our student needs, students will have the choice of delivery methods, including:

Face to face on campus classes

Virtual (online classes)

A blend of both face to face on campus classes and virtual classes

All assessments can be completed online or in paper base format, and all practical assessments will be completed in the workplace or specially designed simulated environment.

Integrity Education Group will monitor your activities to ensure reasonable progress is being made, and our highly qualified and supportive trainers and assessors will be there to provided any additional support you may need outside of class time.

Credit Transfer

Credit opportunities will be identified and addressed at pre-enrolment.

We acknowledge formal statement of attainment issued by another RTO or TAFE for this qualification. This may reduce the amount of learning required. For full details click here.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) takes into consideration the candidates’ previous training, work and life experience against the competencies in this qualification. This may reduce the amount of learning required. For full details click here

Fees & Funding

The applicable amount of fees depends on individual circumstances at the time of enrolment e.g. whether you’re offered a government subsidised place or a full fee-paying place.

For more information, refer to the course fees.

Government Subsidised
Integrity Education Group is offering Government subsidised places to students under the Skills First program and the Job Trainer Initiative for eligible students. Check your eligibility

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