Certificate IV in Disability

South Metropolitan TAFE, TAFE WA

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:

International: $6,000

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


14 units: 11 core; 3 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide individualised support; Follow established person-centred behaviour supports; Develop and provide person-centred service responses; Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability; Facilitate community participation and social inclusion; Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach; plus more. Electives: Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Provide advocacy and representation services; Facilitate the empowerment of older people; Assess co-existing needs; plus more.

Further information:

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

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Rockingham No info Yes Part time 1 year
In April 2016, Challenger Institute of Technology and Polytechnic West formed South Metropolitan TAFE.

International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

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