Certificate IV in Disability

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.

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.

  • Behavioural support worker
  • Development officer
  • Disability officer – day support
  • Disability support officer / worker
  • Employment / Job Coordinator
  • Lifestyle support officer
  • Local area coordinator
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Project officer (life enhancement team)
  • Residential care officer
  • Senior personal care assistant
  • Social educator / trainer
  • Supervisor

14 units in total to be completed (11 Core, 3 Electives)

Core Units

  • 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

Elective Units

  • CHCCOM002 – Develop workplace communication strategies
  • CHCDIS004 – Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
  • CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues

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