Certificate IV in Disability – CHC43115

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Course Overview

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 wellbeing.

Workers promote a person-centered approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. 

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are certain prerequisites which must be satisfied before enrolment in this course:

o Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN)assessment

o Working With Children Check (WWCC)

o NDIS Worker Check

Fees & Delivery

Please contact ACDCS for more information on the course fee structure.

Course Delivery : Online, Blended Learning (Face to face with trainer once a week)

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal.

We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date.

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A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required for Participants undertaking nationally recognized training (qualifications, accredited courses, skill sets and units of competency) unless exempt.

This includes international Participants studying in Australia. If you don't have a USI you will not receive your qualification or statement of attainment.

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The Australian Government through training.gov.au lists this as an appropriate qualification for the following occupations:

o Lifestyle Support Officer

o Community Development Officer                      

o Behavioural Support Officer

o Disability Team Leader

o Disability Support Assistant (Schools)

o Project Officer

o Marketing Coordinator (Disability)

o Day Support Disability Officer

o Senior Disability Worker

o Social Educator (Disability)

o Support Facilitator (Disability)

o Disabilities Supervisor

o Disability Service Officer 

Study Pathways

There are a number of study pathways that you can take after completing this course:

o Certificate IV in Community Services (CHC42015)

o Diploma of Community Services(CHC52015)

Units of Study

There are 11 core units included in the course:

CHCCCS015- Provide individualized support
CHCDIS002 - Follow established person-centered behaviour supports
CHCDIS005 - Develop and provide person-centered 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 health body systems
HLTWHS002- Follow safe work practices for direct client care

There are 3 elective units included in the course:

CHCADV001- Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS023- Support independence and well being
CHCDIV002- Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Work Placement
A minimum 120 hours (15 days) of work placement is compulsory to complete the course.


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