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Part time -
Including 120 Hours of Work Placement
The Certificate IV in Disability provides you with the qualifications and expertise to explore career opportunities in the disability services sector.
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
About this course
You will learn the necessary skills and knowledge to care for the needs of people with a disability
and to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community
participation. You will graduate with the ability to work with or without supervision and have the
expertise to supervise or coordinate other workers.
Studying with Enable College means you will be supported every step of the way by experienced
trainers and friendly staff. Our graduates emerge with the required skills, knowledge and practical
workplace experience to care for and support people with a disability in a variety of settings.
This course is also a stepping stone to further qualifications in disability services, knowledge and
practical workplace experience to care for and support people with a disability in a variety of settings.
How much will it cost me?
Fee For Service:
Prices start from $3,545.00.
A range of Weekly or Fortnightly Payment Plan. (Charges may apply)
This course is also subsidised through WorkReady supported by the Government of South Australia.
This course requires successful completion of the Snapshot Reading, Writing and Numeracy indicator as part of the Core Skills Profile for Adults. (CSPA) to be eligible for WorkReady funding or successful completion of Langauge, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) of Enable College to enrol under Full Fee Service.
For more information, visit https://www.acer.org/cspa/ for an overview.
This course requires the ability to apply for a DCSI – working with Children and Vulnerable Adults employment screening. Upon enrolment, Enable College will notify you to complete an application. This will be an additional cost to your course unless advised differently in writing.
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 work experience to care for and support people in a variety of settings.
- Behavioural Support Officer
- Development Officer
- Disability Support Officer / worker
- Job Coordinator
- Lifestyle Support Officer
- Local Area Coordinator
- Project Officer
- Residential Care Officer
- Senior Personal Care Assistant
- Social Educator
- Social Trainer
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. You will also be expected to complete 120 Hours of Work Placement.
|CORE UNITS |
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCDIS002||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using 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 interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|HLTHPS006||Assist clients with medication|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate Individual Service planning and delivery|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing|
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.
The Certificate IV in Disability is offered as both full time and part time through our blended learning model. As part of this course, you will also have the opportunity to experience real-life situations through work placement.
Full-time training: This usually allows you to complete your course in a shorter amount of time and involves a workload of around 30 hours per week. There is an expectation that students will need to submit a minimum of two assessments per month.
Part-time training: This option will take more time to complete than the full-time option. The workload is generally around 15 hours per week. There is an expectation that students will need to submit a minimum of one assessment per month.
In Class Learning
This form of learning allows you the benefits of working with a Trainer/Assessor face to face on our campus (31 Franklin Street, Adelaide). Learning materials are provided to you to work through in class, and complete remaining questions in personal study. Not all units available as in class option*
Learning materials are provided to you to work through at home. As Units of Competency are successfully completed we will send you the next units for the course. Whilst most of the course can be completed this way you will still be required to attend specific Practical Sessions/workshops and your Work Placement.
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. This form of learning allows you the benefits of also working with a Trainer/Assessor face to face.
Whichever delivery method you choose, our experienced trainers will support you every step of the way. You are able to change your mode of study under most circumstances throughout your enrollment as your needs change. To find out the best option for you to study Disability, call Enable College and speak with one of our course advisers today.
- Study on Campus
- Work Placement
- Study Online
- Full Time Available
- Part Time Available