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Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a range of community settings and peoples’ homes, who provide 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 according to and may contribute to an individualised plan, and work without direct supervision. They may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

Assessments will be conducted in a variety of formats which can include written questions and answers, projects, simulations, demonstrations, and third-party logbook. 

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have completed study of Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Proof of English language proficiency: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
  • Hold either a CHC33021 Certificate in Individual Support (Disability) or CHC33015 Certificate in Individual Support (Disability)

  • Full vaccination record as per the guidelines of NSW Health for students going into placement in hospital or aged care facilities.
  • A Police Check
  • Additional evidence that work placement providers may require

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Course Structure

The following units are included in this course and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed. There are 10 units of competency in total, which include 7 core units and 3 elective units. 

7 Core Units

CHCCCS044 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports 

CHCDIS017 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion 

CHCDIS018 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

CHCDIS019 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

HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

3 elective units

CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

CHCDIS021 Prepare for NDIS support coordination

CHCCCS035 Support people with autism spectrum disorder


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