CHC43115: Certificate IV in Disability

Course Updates

The next course start date is currently expected to be early 2023. By expressing interest (below) you will be notified as soon as dates become available.


If you already work in the  Community Services Sector you can apply to upskill to the CHC43115 Certificate IV Disability program through a combination of Recognition of Prior Learning, online learning and face-to-face workshops.

Apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications and/or previous experience to provide training and support to people with disabilities, to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self reliance and community participation.

With a CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability you can report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.

With this qualification you can:

  • Work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres, open employment services and other community settings
  • Work in the homes of people with disability
  • Provide behaviour support
  • Maintain an environment to empower people with disabilities
  • Facilitate skills development and maintenance
  • Work without direct supervision
  • Supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers

Potential to work in the following roles:

  • Development officer
  • Lifestyle support officer
  • Residential care officer
  • Senior personal care assistant
  • Disability support officer / worker


This course is supported by the Government of South Australia, the training fee is subsidised for eligible participants. Please visit for eligibility criteria.  Limited places - refer to the subsidised training list.

Job Trainer Concession is available, for more information please visit:

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Course Information

Duration: 6 - 8 months
Delivery mode: Blended learning mode: Workshop, Online, Workbased
Assessment: RPL + Online Assessment + Workplace Simulation + Work placement
Funding: Job Trainer Concession = $250 | Government Subsidy = $650
Course Fee Value: $3,500 (GST Inclusive)
Course Fee Description: Course Fee Value ($3,500 ) applies to those not eligible for subsidy | To check eligibility for subsidy visit | Incidental costs not inlcuded in course fee = $64.35 (NDIS Worker Check).
Course Deposit Value: $250 (GST Inclusive)
Course Deposit Description: Payment at enrolment | non-refundable deposit
Course Prerequisites: CHC33015 Cert III Individual Support (or minimum 12 months industry experience) | A computer, laptop or tablet with adequate Data/WIFI. Satisfactory DHS check. The enrolment process includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) screening and interview
  • Course subjects

  • CHCCCS015
    Provide individualised support
  • CHCDIS007
    Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability
  • CHCDIS002
    Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • CHCDIV001
    Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP001
    Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002
    Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCDIS005
    Develop and provide person-centred service responses
  • CHCDIS008
    Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS009
    Facilitate on-going 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
  • CHCMHS001
    Work with people with mental health issues
  • CHCMGT003
    Lead the work team
  • CHCCCS024
    Support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder