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CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability


**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals

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.

Job Facts

  • $1,265
    Weekly Pay
  • 175,800 workers
    Employment Size
  • Very Strong
    Future Growth
  • Higher Employment
    Skill level rating
  • 33% Full-Time
    Full-Time Share
  • 80% female
    Gender Share

Qualification will be delivered for 52 weeks. Students will generally need to spend 12 hours per week on self-studies, completing assessment and undertaking workplace activates.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this qualification may include the following roles:•

  • Aged or Disabled Carer
  • Nursing Support Worker
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Residential Disability Support Worker

To be awarded the qualification of CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability, learners must successfully complete a total of Fourteen (14) units of competency, consisting of:

  • Eleven (11) Core Units, and;
  • Three (3) Elective Units,

All electives are selected to contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Methods of assessment may include
• Written assessment tasks
• Scenarios
• Workplace Activities
• Class Activities
• Workplace Observation
• Third party Report

The learner is required to achieve competency in
fifteen (15) units in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.

ACPS has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy, to ensure that an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience or other life experiences, is appropriately recognized.

Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted.

If you have any special needs in relation to language, literacy, or numeracy support physical access, food, and beverage allergies, or any other issues, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $2,500
Government Funding  **Tuition Fee: $0


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

CHCADV001     Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCHCS001      Provide home and community support services

HLTHPS006                Assist clients with medication

Duration 52 Weeks
Level Certificate
Instution Australian College of Professional Studies
Branch Werribee
Level 4
Course Code CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability

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