Certificate IV in Disability2017-09-21T18:43:04+00:00

Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115 Certificate IV Disability

The Certificate IV Disability qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and open employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes. These workers:

  • Apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications and /or previous experience to provide training and support to people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation.
  • Report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies
  • May work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers.

Course Detail

This 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 well-being. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

Learning Outcomes

  • Basic understanding of the Operations of a Disability facility
  • Ability to respond to client issues
  • Provide personal care
  • First Aid Certificate

Work Placement

Minimum of 180 hours’ work placement within a community service facility is compulsory for this qualification.
Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check will be required.Work Experience Insurance will be provided by the RTO and covered by their insurances.

Upon completion of this qualification learner(s) may proceed to CHC60108 -Advanced Diploma of Disability Work.

Units Offered


• 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


• CHCPRT002 – Support the rights and safety of children and young people

• CHCHCS001 – Provide home and community support services

• CHCAGE002 – Implement falls prevention strategies

Entry Requirements

USI (Unique Student Identifier) Number; AQF level 4 foundation skills are essential; there are no prerequisites or mandatory entry requirements, allowing flexible entry points.

Course Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Year 10  OR
  • Mature age entry applicable
  • L: Reading and writing skills
  • L: Oral communication skills
  • N: Numeracy and mathematics skills