CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

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The Certificate IV in Disability is suited to those who are ready to advance a career in the disability sector and build on their experience and skills in the sector

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.

The Certificate IV in Disability is delivered through workplace training mode, enabling students to further their knowledge and career while continuing to work in a position in the sector.

The trainers at Selmar are there to support to you throughout the duration of the course. Get in touch with us on 1300 223 040 to find out more.

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Certificate IV in Disability

Delivery mode

Course duration
12 months

Nationally recognised

Practical hours
A minimum of 120 working hours must be logged in a community care services organisation.

Government funding & fees

Payment methods
Direct Debit, Credit Card, Pay-as-you-go (Catalyst plus)

Course units

Core units

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
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

Elective units

CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies.


Course entry

  • Students who wish to commence this program should be currently employed in a community services organisation.
  • To commence this program, your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet required standards for ACSF LEVEL 2.
  • You need to provide a current national Police Check (VIC or NSW depending on where you are commencing your course) or you must provide evidence that you have applied for a police check in your respective state as soon as possible.
  • Evidence of flu and/or COVID-19 vaccination is required to undertake practical placement in an aged care setting. For more information, check with your state health department website.


Possible career pathways you may like to consider upon completion:

  • Personal care worker
  • Care supervisor
  • Program co-ordinator
  • Community service co-ordinator
  • Community support worker


Workplace Training

Our workplace delivery mode is designed for anyone who is currently employed in a community services organisation and would like face-to-face training. Selmar trainers will arrange regular visits to your workplace to offer support, guidance and to complete observations. Read more

  •    Regular workplace visits — Training comes to you!
  •    One-on-one training and support
  •    Marking done on-site and feedback given on the spot
  •    Flexible assessment methods


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