CHC43115: Certificate IV in Disability

Enrolments for the current intake have closed

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.

SA Learning Centre offers a range of elective skill-sets depending on your employment needs.

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 Government of South Australia.

Visit for Participant Eligibility Criteria.

*limited places – refer to the Subsidised training list



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Course Information

Duration: 8 months
Delivery mode: RPL; Distance Learning; Workshop based
Assessment: RPL; Assignments; Work Placement
Funding: Subsidsed training available if eligible
Course Fee Value: $3,500 (GST Inclusive)
Course Deposit Value: $350 (GST Inclusive)
Course Deposit Description: Payable on enrolment, non refundable, concession may be available
Course Prerequisites: 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