Certificate IV in Disability

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  • Awarded by

    Kirana Colleges

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 12 months part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Career Outcomes

    Disabilities Services Officer | Residential Care Officer | Disability Support Worker | Disability Team Leader | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    Start a meaningful career in a rapidly growing field with no prior experience through this online Certificate IV in Disability course from Kirana Colleges.

    Suited for students with no prior academic or work experience, this qualification provides the foundation skills and knowledge required to start a career supporting people living with disability. Through this course, you'll build the skills, knowledge and practical experience required to seek work as a disability support worker — using your skills to help people live accessible and positive lives.

    In this qualification you'll learn how to support a diverse range of clients; support people in respectful and person-centred ways; and deliver integrated support that follows best practice. Your learning will be grounded in a comprehensive knowledge of the ethical and legal obligations of your field.

    Delivered online for flexible learning, this course also requires a minimum of 120 hours of logged working hours with a service delivery organisation. You'll complete this course with a nationally recognised qualification and real-world work experience — ready to make a genuine difference in people's lives.


  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no prerequisites for this course.

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this disability course the subjects you may study include:

    Core subjects:

    • 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

    Elective subjects:

    • CHCADV001 — Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
    • HLTWHS006 — Manage personal stressors in the work environment
    • BSBLDR402 — Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Why Kirana Colleges?

    Get the skills and can-do attitude that employees are looking for when you get qualified with Kirana Colleges! They have a commitment to delivering work-ready courses and training to ensure students thrive and succeed.

    Since its beginning in 2009, Kirana Colleges has grown to offer over 50 qualifications ranging from Certificate II to Advanced Diplomas. Their in-demand courses offer a platform to launch a career in childhood education and care, community services, business administration and more.

    Have the flexibility to study online, on campus or enjoy a blended learning experience – the choice is yours and the opportunities are endless!

    Kirana Colleges is all about providing their students with a positive and supportive learning experience, which is why they’ve developed the Student Assistance Program (SAP). SAP is a confidential and free counselling service which includes a dedicated 24/7 hotline and free counselling sessions (available in person or via Skype) to help keep your mental health and wellbeing on track.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability from Kirana Colleges.

    This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek work in a range of disability support roles. You may choose to seek work with the NDIS, in a residential facility, or in a hospital or clinic, working as a disability support worker, residential care support worker, or inclusion officer.

    This qualification serves as a pathway to further study, and may reduce the time needed to gain another qualification in community support services.

  • Career Outcomes

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    Kirana Colleges offers flexible payment options for students facing financial difficulty. Contact Kirana Colleges for more information about subsidies, schemes and financial assistance.

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