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12 Months
790 Hours
From $2,270

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The Certificate 4 in Disability is aimed at people who have existing qualifications in disability care or those already working in the Disability Care industry and looking to advance their career.

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

  • Overview
  • Pathways
  • Course Units
  • Delivery

The Certificate 4 in Disability focuses on work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and open employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes. Students graduate with the skills and expertise to provide training and support to people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation. In addition to this, graduates are qualified to:

  • Report to service managers and liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.
  • Work without direct supervision.
  • Supervise or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers.

How much will it cost me?

Fee for Service:
Courses from $2,270.

This course cost is fully inclusive of everything you need to complete the course. There are no additional incidental fees. To help with the payment of your fees you may be able to pay your fees by instalments.

This course is funded through the Government of South Australia’s WorkReady Initiative.

Terms, conditions and eligibility criteria apply
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What if I have studied before?

If you have existing knowledge or skills relating to the requirements of this course you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). RPL may be granted for knowledge or skills obtained through prior education, training, work and life experiences.

If granted, you may be eligible for credit towards this course, allowing you to finish your study sooner.

Pathways in Individual Support

The Certificate IV in Disability provides you with the qualifications and expertise to work in the growing care industry. Our graduates emerge with the required skills, knowledge and practical workplace experience to care for and support people in a variety of settings.


Course Units

This course is made up of 14 units of study, these are divided into 11 core units, and 3 elective units. Our range of electives is based on our experience, knowledge and understanding of what employers and the industry are looking for.

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCDIS002  Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS009  Facilitate ongoing skill development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS007  Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS008  Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses
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
CHCADV001  Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCCCS011  Meet personal support needs
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
BSBINM201  Process and maintain workplace information
CHCCCS006 Facilitate Individual Service planning and delivery
CHCCCS001  Provide home and community support services
CHCCCS011  Meet personal Support needs


The Certificate IV in Disability is offered as both full time and part time at our Adelaide campus or through our blended learning model. Through our blended learning model you will receive course materials to work through at your own pace as well as attend practical training seminars as required.

As part of this course, you will also have the opportunity to experience real life situations through work placement.

Whichever delivery method you choose, our experienced trainers will support you every step of the way. To find out the best option for you to study aged care, call Enable College and speak with one of or course advisors today.

  • Study on Campus
  • Work Placement
  • Study Online
  • Full Time Available
  • Part Time Available

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