CHC43115

Certificate IV in

disability

CRICOS 090557F

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, selfreliance, community participation and wellbeing.

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

DURATION

56 weeks – Full Time 

including work placement

MODE OF STUDY

On Campus

WORK PLACEMENT

160 Hours

STATE SUBSIDIES

Domestic Students

Available 

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VET STUDENT LOANS

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INTAKE DATES

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following

  • Candidates must be aged 18 or above
  •  Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry
  •  Successful completion of SCEI’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator (LLN) Indicator Test
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 immunisation with the TGA approved vaccine

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

  • National Police Record Check and/or Police clearance.
  • Aged care sector screening clearance
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study
  • Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Candidates originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Home Affairs https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au
  • Applicants must be aged 18 or above
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 immunisation with the TGA approved vaccine

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

  • National Police Record Check and/or Police clearance
  • Disability services / vulnerably people related screening
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

Further study pathways

After achieving CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability,students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

 HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing

Employment Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

Disability Officer Day Support
Disability Support Officer/Worker
Senior personal care assistant

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

HLTAID011     Provide First Aid

CHCCCS006     Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCDIS004     Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies