Certificate IV in Disability - CHC43115

The Centre for Continuing Education Inc.

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

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.


  • 14 units: 11 core
  • 3 elective


  • Work effectively in the leisure and health industries
  • Coordinate and monitor home based support
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Provide home and community support services
  • Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies
  • Engage respectfully with young people
  • Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • Provide sexual and reproductive health information to clients
  • Work effectively in employment services
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
  • Apply fluoride varnish
  • Work with diverse people
  • Manage work health and safety
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Visit client residence
  • Recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports
  • Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Provide advocacy and representation services
  • Use basic oral health screening tools
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Plan and monitor continuous improvement
  • Develop and provide person-centred service responses
  • Provide individualised support
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Process and maintain workplace information
  • Follow basic food safety practices
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Plan for and provide care services using a palliative approach
  • Support relationships with carers and families
  • Develop and implement service programs
  • Support the rights and safety of children and young people
  • Work with forced migrants
  • Transport individuals
  • Provide workplace information and resourcing plans
  • Conduct individual assessments
  • Mentor in the workplace
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Manage and promote diversity
  • Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder
  • Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs
  • Meet statutory and organisation information requirements
  • Monitor and improve contracted employment services
  • Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Respond to suspected abuse
  • Develop, implement and review quality framework
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Inform and support patients and groups about oral health
  • Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs
  • Contribute to leisure and health programming
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • Improve clients' fundamental financial literacy skills
  • Administer and monitor medications
  • Show leadership in the workplace
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Collect, analyse and apply labour market information
  • Recruit, induct and support volunteers
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
  • Assist clients with medication
  • Maintain a high standard of service
  • Manage partnership agreements with service providers
  • Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • Provide or assist with oral hygiene
  • Coordinate services for older people
  • Provide group education on consumer credit and debt
  • Provide loss and grief support
  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • Meet personal support needs
  • Assess co-existing needs
  • Use business technology
  • Provide suicide bereavement support
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • Recognise and respond to oral health issues
  • Apply and manage use of basic oral health products
  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Develop, implement and review sexual and reproductive health education programs
  • Develop strategies to address unmet needs
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
WANGARATTA Domestic: $5,718
No information available No
  • Full-time : 8 months

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