Certificate IV in Disability

Advanced Career Training

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It 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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $2,475

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


14 units: 11 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Develop and provide person-centred service responses; Provide individualised support; Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs; Follow established person-centred behaviour supports; Manage legal and ethical compliance; plus more. Electives: Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Provide advocacy and representation services; Coordinate services for older people; Provide support to people living with dementia; Address the needs of people with chronic disease; Respond to suspected abuse; Work with forced migrants; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Colac No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Geelong No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Horsham No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Norlane No info No Full time 0.5 year
Ballarat No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Camperdown No info No Full time 0.5 year
Maryborough No info No Full time 0.5 year
Warrnambool No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Established in 1993, Advanced Career Training, a division of St Laurence Community Services Inc, is a not-for-profit Registered Training Organisation. Advanced Career Training aims to help employers, employees, students and job seekers to develop the skills they need to move forward within their chosen career.

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