CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

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About this qualification

Course code: CHC43115

The Certificate IV in Disability is a Nationally Recognised Training program under Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

The Certificate IV in Disability reflects the role of workers who provide training and support in a way that empowers people with disabilities to achieve a greater level of independence and self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing in a range of community settings and clients’ homes.

Care worker’s in this role:

  • Promote a person-centred approach
  • Work without direct supervision
  • And may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

Career and study pathways

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to work in the Disability industry in a residential facility under supervision with clearly defined guidelines and service plans.

Those who complete this qualification may progress their studies in the Health Care sector.

Duration, learning method and assessment

The delivery of this qualification is a blended delivery mode of regular attendance to face to face workshops and self-study. 

The total duration for this qualification may be between 6 to 12 months for completion and can be completed at a pace that suits the individual student.

  • Face to face clustered lecturer/trainer directed workshops
  • Workshop based practical skills and written assessments
  • Post course assignments
  • On the job training/assessments

Units of competency

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individual support
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
  • 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.
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may apply to have your skills and knowledge assessed for RPL. The advantages of RPL are, but not limited to:

  • Completing training in a shorter time
  • Increasing education and employment options
  • Reducing the costs of further education or training

To apply for RPL, applicants will need to complete the RPL Application Form. A trainer can assist you with identifying the units for which you may be eligible for recognition and advise how to gather the necessary evidence to support your application.

Cost

You may be eligible for help with fees under various Government programs or a reduction of fees through credit transfer. For more information, please contact our us on 1300 492 703. The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change based upon the units chosen as part of the qualification, individual circumstances at enrolment.