CHC43115

Certificate IV in Disability

Develop the skills to provide personal, physical, and emotional support to people living with a disability.

Disability support workers provide personal, physical and emotional support to people with a disability who require assistance with daily living. This qualification will equip you with the skills to support clients to meet their goals, and to empower them to participate in the community. There is strong growth projected for jobs in disability and aged care. (Job Outlook)

Delivery Mode


  • In-class face-to-face
  • In-class blended

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Duration


  • Approximately 42 weeks - 53 weeks
  • Cert III in Individual Support graduates - approximately 28-36 weeks

Course duration may vary depending on placement availability

Placement


You will need to complete a minimum 120 hours of placement.

Practical placement is organised by New Futures Training.


Employment Outcomes

This qualification can lead you to job roles such as: 

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Disability Co-ordinator
  • Client Services Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Support Worker
  • Home Care Support Worker
  • Service Co-ordination Officer
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Disability Support Co-ordinator
  • Community Support Worker

    Pathways to further study

    Graduates can continue their studies in:

    • Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/ Division 2 Nursing)
    • Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-registration)

    Units of Study

    CHCCCS015

    Provide individualised support

    CHCDIS002

    Follow established person-centered behaviour support

    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-centered approach

    CHCDIS010

    Provide person-centered 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

    CHCCCS024

    Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder

    CHCCCS011

    Meet personal support needs

    CHCMHS001

    Work with people with mental health issues


    VICSEG New Futures trading as New Futures Training TOID: 21203.

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria apply.

    We encourage individuals with disabilities to access our training.