CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

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

Nationally Recognised Qualification 

Delivery Modes: Classroom and Workplace

Course Duration: 12-18 months

Payment Plan Available 

Subsidised Course

Course Requirements

To achieve a CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability, a total of 14 units of competency must be completed, 11 core units, plus 3 elective units.

Practical Placement

To achieve competency in this qualification, students are required to undertake 120 hours of supervised Practical Placement. Our Practical Placement Team will arrange a suitable, regulated Disability service for you which caters for a range of individuals.

Entry Requirements

Individuals will need to complete and clear a Police Check.

FBT’s enrolment process is designed to ensure students enrol into a suitable qualification and includes:

  • A suitability discussion to affirm students’ needs and desired outcomes
  • A Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN) to ensure students have the basic skills necessary for completion of course

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit name Core/ Elective
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support Core
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports Core
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses Core
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability Core
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion Core
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach Core
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Elective
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support Elective
CHCCCS021 Respond to suspected abuse Elective

Qualification Pathway

Graduates of this qualification may continue their study and undertake the following:

Various education pathways of equivalent or higher level.

Career Opportunities

Common career opportunities after completing this qualification may include:

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Disability Officer – Day Support
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Employment Coordinator (Disability)

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This Training is subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart & Skilled.

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