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CHC43121 – Certificate IV in Disability Support

10 Weeks
All levels
0 lessons
0 quizzes
2 students

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a range of community settings and peoples’ 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.

This qualification may provide an appropriate pathway into higher level qualifications, such as those in aged care, mental health, disability and home and community care.

As a Community Services Worker you are employed in a job where you can empower groups in your community. This role is a rewarding job and a great way to give back to your community by making a difference in people’s everyday lives.



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



Successful completion of this course may enable you to progress towards Graduate Certificates and to continue work efficiently within the Community Services Sector which may include the following occupational titles:

  • Day Support Disability Officer
  • Local Area Coordinator
  • Disability Team Leader
  • Lifestyle Support Officer
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Community Development Officer
  • Support Facilitator (Disability)
  • Behavioural Support Officer
  • Social Educator (Disability)
  • Project Officer
  • Support Assistant (Schools)


18months – Students are expected to spend approximately 10 study hours per week.


Total number of units = 10 (7 core units + 3 elective units)



Code Name
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCCCS044 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS019 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCDIS017 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS018 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach


Code Name
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs

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