Certificate IV in Disability Support - CHC43121

Partners In Training Australia

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a range of community settings and peoples\u2019 homes, who provide 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 according to and may contribute to an individualised plan, and work without direct supervision. They may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
  • Identify and report abuse
  • Assist with movement
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • Coordinate and monitor home-based support
  • Implement continuous improvement
  • Manage work health and safety
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • Work effectively in trauma informed care
  • Prepare meals
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Provide advocacy and representation services
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • Coordinate NDIS participant support
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Develop and implement service programs
  • Transport individuals
  • Conduct individual assessments
  • Facilitate independent travel
  • Manage and promote diversity
  • Meet statutory and organisation information requirements
  • Recognise and respond to oral health issues
  • Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports
  • Work effectively in disability support
  • Develop and provide person-centred service responses
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Develop, implement and review quality framework
  • Provide services for older people
  • Support people with autism spectrum disorder
  • Develop and use strategies for communication with augmentative and alternative communication systems
  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • Prepare for NDIS support coordination
  • Assist clients with medication
  • Maintain a high standard of service
  • Manage partnership agreements with service providers
  • Support relationships with carer and family
  • Provide loss and grief support
  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • Assess co-existing needs
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Support positive mealtime experiences
  • Provide suicide bereavement support
  • Follow basic food safety practices
  • Contribute to planning and implementation of care services using a palliative approach
  • Provide specialised support
  • Develop strategies to address unmet needs
  • Visit client residence
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

Standard entry requirements

Completion of: CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)ORCompletion of: CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)ORCompletion of: CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability PLUS the CHCSS00125 Entry to Certificate IV in Disability Support Skill Set.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Sale Campus Domestic: $5,000
  • Part-time : 8 months
  • Online/Off-campus : 8 months
Shepparton Campus / Head Office Domestic: $5,000
  • Part-time : 8 months
  • Online/Off-campus : 8 months

Fee comments

Campuses: Sale Campus, Shepparton Campus / Head Office.

This course attracts Victorian government funding for eligible individuals. Concession tuition fee rates apply to concession card holders & Asylum Seekers when eligible for government funding. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders qualify for a $0 tuition fee for this course when eligible for government funding.

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