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Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115)

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Do you want a job in a growing industry?

Gain a qualification that can lead to employment.

If you would like to help people with a disability make positive changes to their lives, our Certificate IV in Disability is for you.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation.

Features and benefits

  • bestchance Training has several industry partners providing placement opportunities with a residential and community care organisation.
  • Are you feeling overwhelmed by big institutions or returning to study after a long break? bestchance Training has small class sizes and provides the following support services to students:
    • Homework Club – All students can access the free 3 day per week club for additional support.
    • Conversational English – Support for students from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.
    • Prepare for Employment – Teaches students skills to become more employable.
  • bestchance Training has a dedicated team of highly experienced and qualified Trainers who are experts in their field.
  • Classes occur within school hours.
  • We are a not for profit organisation and have been in operation since 1895. We also provide 167 Early Childhood Education & Care Programs across Victoria to 6,500 children and families per year.

Call us on 1300 224 644 to come to an information session.

Frequently Asked Questions

A learner who has successfully completed the Certificate IV may seek work as a Disability Support Worker. Providing support to those with disabilities with daily living, personal care and hygiene, in home care and/or at facilities.

This course is delivered two days per week over approximately 40 weeks.  Learners are also expected to complete some self-directed learning where they will be required to complete workbook tasks, projects, research and assessments outside of class hours.

There is also 120 hours of practical placement required.

*Course duration may vary based on frequency of delivery and public holidays

This course is undertaken as a combination of class based teaching, work placement and independent learning tasks. Assessments includes a mix of theory assessments including multiple choice, short answers and projects as well as observations of you demonstrating practical tasks in class room, simulated workplace and whilst on placement.

Students are required to attend classes as timetabled and allow time for additional independent study. Work placement totalling 120 hours is a requirement for successful completion of the course.

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Contact us to attend an information session to ensure your eligibility.

This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and with disabilities to apply for this training.

Student requirements:

  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • Appropriate level of literacy and numeracy skills
  • Basic computer skills, including internet and email

We are currently taking expressions of interest.

Fees and Charges are to be confirmed.

We run this course all year round – please visit our course calendar for our latest course dates.

This course includes a total of 14 units – 11 core units and 3 elective units.

  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person centered behavior supports
  • CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service response
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using 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


  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing (Elective)
  • CHCCCS024 Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder (Elective)
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families (Elective)

After completion of this qualification, participants may continue their education with the Diploma of Community Services.

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