This CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability provides you with the opportunity to work in disability care.
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work effectively with people with disabilities. Learn how to respond to challenging situations, and to support the independence of those with disabilities across a range of settings.
Commence your community services career with the CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability.
This course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to work effectively with people with disabilities in a range of services. You will be provided with the tools to appropriately respond to difficult or challenging situations and support the independence of people with disabilities across a range of settings such as respite care, other community settings and in clients’ homes.
You will learn to:
- Provide training and support to empower people
- Assess needs
- Use facilities, equipment and resources
- Follow safe work practices
- Hands on-skills through your placement
- Manage legal and ethical compliance
The Community Services industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Australia with an estimated 50,000+ new jobs to be created within the industry by 2020 (Source: joboutlook.gov.au).
For information on roles such as those listed below, please read our articles “Want to Start a Career in Community Services?” and “Working in the Community Services sector- the diversity of roles”
- Disability Support Officer/Worker
- Residential Support Worker
- Integration Aid
- Respite Worker
- Behavioural Support Officer
How do I Enrol?
Our enrolment process is easy! You can enrol any time and start studying shortly after enrolment.
- Phone 1300 887 991 and our Course Consultants will answer your questions and complete the enrolment or Subscription process with you, or
- For full course enrolments, fill out our online Application Form, or
- For subscription, Subscribe now to gain immediate access, or
- For Corporate (10+ enrolments), contact our Enterprise team on 0411 597 927 or enter your details here.
You may be required to provide completed documentation and Identification to complete your enrolment. Depending on your circumstances you may also be required to supply copies of previous qualifications, Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education, or complete a Core Skills assessment to help ensure the course is suitable for you.
There are no general entry requirements for this course.
To work in Community Services you will typically require a police check, and possibly a Working with Children or Blue Card. While not required to enrol in the course, they may be required for placement (depending on where you locate your placement) and eventual employment, so we recommend you confirm your status for these prior to enrolment if you have any concerns.
To be assessed as competent in this qualification you will be required to undertake 120 hours of supervised relevant work placement in the community services industry. It is your responsibility to source your placement but the College will assist where possible.
Depending on where you undertake your placement you may need to undergo a police check and hold a Working with Children or Blue Card.
This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).
This course can be undertaken by subscribing to the Australis Community Services Subscription Program for Professional Development purposes in which case you simply learn the course materials, however, do not complete the assessments.
Delivery & Support
This course’s delivery method is via Blended Delivery.
The program is delivered primarily online, which includes live online sessions. These “virtual” classrooms and chat sessions provide direct regular access to industry experts and other learners. Attendance at live sessions is usually optional but strongly recommended.
Your initial enrolment provides access to the course for 12 months.
Your actual completion time will vary depending on how much time you commit to your study and what knowledge you already have. If you require longer than 12 months you can apply to extend your access via our unique monthly Rolling Re-enrolment option (additional fees apply).
There is no set duration for students who access the course via Subscription/Per Subject.
Tuition Fees & Payment Options
The tuition fee for this course will vary depending on the access/support options you choose.
Option 1: Subscription/Per Subject
Pay a low monthly fee to access ALL our Community courses. This ongoing fee, which you can cancel anytime, is either:
- $16+gst per month for ‘Content Only’ or
- $46+gst per month for ‘Content + Support‘.
You then simply pay a per subject assessment fee when you submit assessments. Your total course cost is, therefore, the subscription cost (for however long you subscribe) plus the assessment cost (for whichever subjects you actually submit). Subject assessment fees are listed here.
Option 2: Full Fee
$3,180 (GST free) payable via the following options:
1 – Monthly Payment Plan with Australis College
An interest-free payment plan of $265 per month for 12 months = $3,900. Click here to find out more about Payment Plans.
2 – Private Student Loan from ‘Study Loans’
Study Loans will progressively loan you the $3,180 tuition fee. This loan, plus interest, needs to be repaid over a maximum 4-year term. Click here to find out more about Study Loans.
For Corporate (10+ enrolments) programs and pricing please contact our Enterprise team on 0411 597 927 or enter your details here.
Learn more about the CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability by downloading a brochure available here.