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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.

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 5.5 or equivalent
  • 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

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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 14 units of competency in total, which include 11 core units and 3 elective units. 

11 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

3 elective units

CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


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