Our Certificate IV in Disability will help you grow your skills and knowledge in disability support. Get qualified for a diverse range of roles and environments, including day centres, respite facilities, residential group homes, open employment, homes, and communities.
Get paid to help others and make a real difference as a support worker with highly sought after skills and experience in a growing industry. You’ll be equipped to empower people with a disability, encourage community participation, be an advocate, support social inclusion, and lead a team.
This qualification includes training from industry experts and real-world experience through practical placement. You’ll graduate with skills in practical care and leadership, equipping you to provide advanced care and even work as a supervisor or manager.
When you finish your training, you’re going to be in demand! With your new skills, here are some of the job opportunities open to you.
Certificate IV in Disability includes a total of 14 units (including 11 core and 3 electives).
|CHCCCS015||Provide individualised support|
|CHCDIS002||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCDIS005||Develop and provide person-centred service responses|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|CHCDIS008||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion|
|CHCDIS009||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a 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|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CHCLAH002||Contribute to leisure and health programming|
|CHCLAH003||Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs|
Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances at the time of enrolment. You may be eligible for government funding. Payment plans are also available.
Please call us on 1300 360 185 to confirm whether you’re eligible for funding.
|Type||Tuition Fees*||Material Fees**|
Remember these aren’t your final fees. When you enrol, your fees will be calculated individually. Other fees may also apply (for example, if you need your certificate printed or mailed, or if you need to reschedule training or assessment). For more information on fees, funding, refunds, and more, head to our Student Info page.
* The student tuition fees published here are subject to change based on individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Please consider these fees an indication of what you can expect to pay.
** Material fees are an additional cost on top of your tuition fees. They may change, depending on individual circumstances.
*** Government funded concession.
There are no prerequisites for enrolling in this course. But you will need basic language and literacy skills. We’ll do an LLN (Language literacy and numeracy) assessment to make sure you can read instructions and write basic reports.
Before you start your practical placement, you’ll also need a clear and current Police Check (within 1 year of issue) and a Working with Children Check (WWCC). Don’t worry, we’ll help you get these sorted.
We deliver the Certificate IV in Disability with a mixture of classes and practical on-the-job training. You’ll get ongoing coaching and mentoring from experienced trainers and you’ll graduate with the skills you need to start work right away.
*Duration is indicative only and may vary dependent on individual circumstances.
This course includes at least 120 hours of practical placement. After you enrol, we’ll help you find and secure suitable practical placement.
You’ll be assessed on competency using a range of measures, which may include:
If you can provide evidence of relevant experience working in the industry or you’ve completed some of the units previously, you may be able to get credit or RPL towards this qualification. This might accelerate your qualification and reduce your fee. You can ask us about RPL or credit transfer when you enrol.
Your trainers are industry experts and still work in the industry. This means that you get up-to-date training and expertise that’s relevant right now. You can expect your trainers to be professional, friendly, and supportive.
Although this qualification will train you for a range of jobs, you don’t have to stop here. After you graduate, you can choose to continue your study and grow your skills with:
My experience training with Field has been great, the trainer has been very helpful and informative and makes himself available outside of class time if you need assistance with anything.
The team is awesome and so helpful would highly recommend.
What I really liked most about the course was going from in-class training and then applying whatever I learnt in class to on the job. The trainers were always a text away and were open to help with any questions I had at any time.