CHC43115: Certificate IV in Disability

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 Government of South Australia.

Visit for Participant Eligibility Criteria.

*limited places – refer to the Subsidised training list



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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: Subsidised training available to eligible participants
Course Fee Value: $3,500 (GST Inclusive)
Course Fee Description: $650 Subsidised fee for eligible participants + incidental costs related to placement (eg. NDIS Worker Check $64.35)
Course Deposit Value: $650 (GST Inclusive)
Course Deposit Description: Payment at enrolment; non-refundable; Concession for eligible applicants
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
  • CHCCCS024
    Support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder