CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

LOCATIONS WE OFFER THIS COURSE: Ballarat, Boronia, Box Hill, Caroline Springs, Cranbourne, Daylesford, Frankston, Hoppers Crossing, Geelong Hampton Park, Pakenham, Ballarat.




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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability provides the nationally recognised qualification for people wishing to work in disability support.

This course will support you to take on a challenging and rewarding career in the community services sector. Right now, there is a shortage of workers in this field so there are strong employment opportunities.

Our courses are designed to provide you with the confidence, knowledge, practical skills and qualifications to work in the following job roles:

Career Opportunities:
– Home carers (either council based or with private agencies)
– Disability support workers (working in group homes and day programs)
– Working with agencies providing in-home support for people with disabilities and older people living independently.

Delivery Method:
This qualification is delivered in the classroom over a period of approximately 28 weeks, 2 days per week, 9.30am – 3.30pm or part-time evening courses are delivered over a period of approximately 52 weeks, 2 nights per week 6.15pm to 9.15pm. There is also a 120-hour work placement component to the course,
which is arranged for you by EmployEase. Please note that you will be required to undertake a minimum of 12 hours of placement per week. See Work Placement information.


Assessment is conducted using a range of methods including written questioning including written questioning, case studies and scenarios, research tasks and practical demonstrations within the classroom setting. You will also undertake a range of tasks and practical demonstrations within the classroom setting. You will also undertake a range of tasks within the workplace where you complete practical demonstrations whilst being observed by our qualified assesors.

We specialise in training people who have been out of the workforce or education for a period of time. Our goal is to make your training relevant, inclusive and most importantly, enjoyable and fun.

Entry Requirements:
Police Check and Working with Children Check (WWCC) – Students undertaking this course are required to provide a current Police check with no disclosures and a WWCC. These checks are required to meet industry standards. Should there be any doubt about your ability to meet this criteria, please raise your concerns with a Course Advisor prior to enrolment. EmployEase staff will support you to ensure your police check / WWCC status is verified early in your training and prior to you commencing placement.

Pre-Training Review:
The purpose of the review is to help us to understand your interests, background, your existing knowledge and skills and your career goals and is designed to make sure the program is right for you before you enroll. The PTR involves an informal interview and a language literacy and numeracy task. To successfully complete this program a student needs to be able to demonstrate language, literacy and numeracy skills at Level 3 and Level 4 ACSF.

Materials and Equipment:
Students undertaking this course are required to submit assignments electronically, therefore applicants must have:
– Access to a computer with internet access and MS word
– Access to a document scanner or digital uploading resource
– Basic computer skills
– Basic MS Word skills

Training / Career pathways:

Traditionally this course has a high employment outcome as there is a shortage of workers in the industry. CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability provides what is fast becoming a minimum entry-level qualification for people wishing to work in the disability support sector of the community services industry.

For further details refer to our Statement of Fees


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Units Delivered:
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service response
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care (including Manual Handling)
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion

Additional learning:
– Return to Study
– Study Support

Additional training opportunity:

HLTAID003 Providing First Aid

this training program is optional. Please let your Course Advisor know, prior to enrolment, if you wish to undertake this additional training opportunity. See also First Aid course Outline.

Next Intake:
If you would like further information or have a question about any aspect of this course outline, please call EmployEase on (03) 9761 2156

Call (03) 9761 2156 or send an online enquiry